World Beat Newsletter
Complex global challenges require committed activists who stand on principle as well as experts on the inside who can play the political game.
Trump's foreign policy isn't an alternative to U.S. empire. It's just a cruder rendition of it.
Some see Putin's Russia as a counterweight to U.S. global meddling. But Moscow is increasingly mimicking Washington's worst behavior.
There's still hope for the "pink tide" that swept aside Latin America's right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.
Obama’s approach to nukes will be his most significant legacy — as well as his most salient failure.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
The victory of Sadiq Khan has "normalized" Muslims in UK politics in much the same way that JFK normalized Catholics in American politics. But American Muslims are still waiting for their JFK moment.
If the U.S. and China think they can grow at each other's expense, they're snookering themselves.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.