Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Now that they've stalled immigration reform, Republicans have further alienated Latino voters with their callous treatment of child migrants.
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
With secular autocrats and rigid Islamists equally discredited in the Arab world, the space is wide open for progressive democrats to save the Arab spring.
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.