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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.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Like the United States, Brazil has a long way to go with its response to global warming.
Thousands of poor Brazilians were evicted from their homes to build multimillion-dollar World Cup stadiums that may never be used again. Now Brazilians are fighting back.
China is taking advantage of its growing trade surplus in Latin America to rally support for its positions at the United Nations.
Forced evictions are happening throughout Brazil in advance of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, exacerbating the country's growing inequality.