Posts Tagged: oil
America's leading Sunni ally has been propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
Ironically, alternative energy needs oil to replace oil.
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
While Republicans beat up on the White House for making peace with America’s enemies, voters should ask them more questions about America’s friends.
While the international community propped up kleptocratic generals, South Sudan's social entrepreneurs took matters into their own hands. The future of the country belongs to them.
The unfolding intervention against the Islamic State shows that oil doesn't just guide U.S. foreign policy. It constrains our ways of thinking about it.