Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Alongside rising protests from farmers and workers, China now confronts a middle class anxious about a slowdown in growth and burned by the stock market bust. It’s a volatile brew.
By failing to implement economic reforms, Romania lagged behind the rest of East-Central Europe.
Call it blowback: How one Salvadoran union organizer survived torture by U.S.-backed security forces and took his activism north of the border.
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
When Syriza’s leadership failed to seriously plan for a Eurozone exit, they let Europe’s central bank turn the screws.
Britain's Labor Party is now led by an avowed socialist and longtime peace campaigner.
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
In upcoming votes for the EU's most indebted countries, the left will have to battle both the forces of austerity and a resurgent xenophobic right.
We’ll never rebuild this country if we keep wasting money on war.