Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
When Syriza’s leadership failed to seriously plan for a Eurozone exit, they let Europe’s central bank turn the screws.
Britain's Labor Party is now led by an avowed socialist and longtime peace campaigner.
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
In upcoming votes for the EU's most indebted countries, the left will have to battle both the forces of austerity and a resurgent xenophobic right.
We’ll never rebuild this country if we keep wasting money on war.
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
It's a new kind of barbarism, one that sacks countries with fine print.
Donald Trump's not-so-veiled racism, crude economic populism, and male bravado make him the closest thing the U.S. has to an authentic European-style fascist.
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.