Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Controlling the South China Sea enables Beijing to project power into the Indian Ocean.
Gold-digging multinationals are fueling political violence and environmental devastation in El Salvador, but communities are fighting back.
The House has voted to drastically cut programs that help military-dependent communities transition to a peace economy.
Thousands of poor Brazilians were evicted from their homes to build multimillion-dollar World Cup stadiums that may never be used again. Now Brazilians are fighting back.
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
A transatlantic trade deal would eliminate restrictions on U.S. exports of fracked gas to the EU.
The prosperous Chinese region of Macau is gambling away its future on the gaming industry—which may be exactly what Beijing wants.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
China is taking advantage of its growing trade surplus in Latin America to rally support for its positions at the United Nations.
Taiwan's student-led Sunflower Movement has stalled a controversial trade agreement with China. What does it mean for the TPP?