Regions / Asia & Pacific
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
South Korean workers are preparing to strike back at their government's labor reforms, trade agreements, and general indifference to the fate of working people.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
Burma's constitution awards a quarter of its parliament to the military. But that's not Aung San Suu Kyi's biggest problem by a long shot.
I'm collecting soil samples from every country in the world. Call it an effort to find common ground (literally).
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
Growing up Nepali in America, I bridged my cultural divide with progressive activism. Then the earthquake hit.
Until recently, Korean Americans were all but written out of the U.S. history of the Korean War. A rising group of artists, oral historians, and community members is writing them back in.
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?