Issues / Drugs
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders.
How the CIA, bad trade deals, and wanton military intervention caused the social crises that gave us the Donald. (Really.)
2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
Argentina's conservative next president is under pressure to scale up dubious, reactive security policies in response to rising concerns about crime and the drug trade.
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
If Washington gives the Mexican president a pat on the back, it will be a stab in the back for the Mexican movement for justice and transparency.