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.
The world’s two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
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.
Like Japan and the United States, China will soon be graying, while India will be brimming over with youthful workers.
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
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.
People from Seattle to Fiji are filing lawsuits over global warming — and they just might have a case.
Though this nuclear deal is a victory for international diplomacy, the United States still has a ways to go before their relations with Iran are truly normalized.