Regions / North America
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
The problems that drones pose are legion.
With or without nuclear weapons, Iran and its allies are the chief impediments to Israeli hegemony in the Middle East.
Since World War II, the United States hasn't let a day go by without a mortal enemy.
We don’t have many Nelson Mandelas left, and we don’t really like the more pedestrian politicians that we’ve been saddled with.
Integrating women into environmental decision-making is critical to addressing the issues arising from climate change.
If Nelson Mandela were alive and an active revolutionary today, would he have been targeted for extrajudicial assassination?
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.
Human Rights Day is an ideal time to acknowledge that what is presented as a pure human rights project is, for oppressed peoples, actually sullied by politics.