Regions / Africa
America's frenzied, xenophobic response to its first confirmed Ebola case calls back the moral panic of the AIDS epidemic.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Few would oppose a robust U.S. response to Ebola, but the Obama administration's deployment of 3,000 troops to Liberia comes amid a broader U.S.-led militarization in West Africa.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.
In her stunning new book, Naomi Klein has the simplest solution for climate change yet: Ditch fossil fuels. Period.
Every day, 2,000 African children die from diarrhea. Every minute, an African child dies of malaria.
Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic's vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis.
Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.
SGI can be viewed as a counter-insurgency program whose goal is to strengthen economic development by strengthening security.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?