Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Driven by a rising China and arms exports from the United States, military spending in Asia is on the increase.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.
Despite a worldwide reduction in poverty, the economic situation of Roma in East-Central Europe has declined.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
The Senate's leading Cuba hawks place the island--which they have never visited--at the center of every U.S. policy question on Latin America.
The real "pivot to Asia" should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.
An interview with Wang Ping, a poet and activist working to build a sense of kinship between the peoples of the Yangtze and Mississippi River valleys.
Far from simply removing tariffs, the proposed “free trade” agreement between the United States and the European Union undermines representative democracy.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.