Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
With the U.S. now firmly in the pro-settler camp, nonviolent campaigns to impose a cost on Israel's occupation matter more than ever.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere are showing surprising strength.
Under fire from Washington, rejected by Manila, and overlooked by many Americans, undocumented Filipinos are linking arms with others in the anti-Trump resistance.
Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn't make anyone feel safer.
Trump's foreign policy advisers are plainly unhinged. But the old establishment isn't much better.
Every aspect of American society has been disadvantaged by establishment support for moneyed interests. Any other scapegoat is a distraction.
As conditions in the U.S. deteriorate, the world will continue to suffer the consequences of U.S. military force — but without the mitigating influences of U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy.