Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Progressives have to devise a comprehensive alternative that responds to both the challenge of Russia and the failures of liberalism.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
Building on the momentum of the recent election, activists are demanding justice for Grenfell Tower fire victims as part of a broader agenda to narrow economic and racial divides.
U.S. environmentalists take note: El Salvador's activists proved that a national consensus on environmentalism can be forged one town at a time.
With development assistance slashed, the face of U.S. diplomacy in the region will more often be wearing a uniform.
The more immediate danger is that as America's soft power crumbles, the White House will lean harder on hard power — with predictably grim results.
Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.
If Europe's economic situation fails to improve, the far right will be waiting to pounce again with their easy answers: nationalism and racism.
Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
Trump wants to "renegotiate" trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.