Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The world is “trapped in the fetishism of economic growth,” says Polish sociologist Ryszard Zoltaniecki and must “learn to live with zero” growth.
Supporters of normalizing relations with Cuba have lost many battles in Washington, but this is a clear victory.
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership is bad news for workers and worse news for women.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
Being the world’s top economic power comes with many responsibilities, which China may be trying to sidestep.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?