United Nations

Enzi and Others Want OMB to Give Accounting of UN Contributions
Every year, the federal government gives billions of dollars to the United Nations (UN) without having a full accounting of the contributions to the international body. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., joined Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah, and others recently in an effort to require the Office of Manageme…
UN: Global Youth Unemployment Rate Is Rising
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s labor office says youth unemployment is likely to rise globally to 12.8 percent by 2018, wiping out gains made in the recent economic recovery.
A report by the International Labour Organization said Tuesday the rate of unemployment among people aged 15 to 24 was 12…
UN Rights Chief Presses U.S. To Shut Guantanamo
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations' top human rights official is pressing the U.S. to close the Guantanamo Bay prison.
President Barack Obama pledged to shutter the prison soon after taking office but Congress opposed it, passing a law that prohibits the government from transferring Guantana…
UN Chief Fears North Korea On ‘Collision Course’
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. chief says he fears North Korea is on a collision course with other nations that could lead to war.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the isolated Asian nation appears to be "on a collision course with the international community" amid rising tensi…
Commentary: UN Wants Global Welfare State
07/06/2012
~~~~~~~By Sven Larson~~~~
The day we make contact with extraterrestrial aliens, what do you think would be the first thing our politicians ask them? “Give us free money, you wealthy ET’s! Send us entitlements, you galactic capitalists...