With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over.
A Two-Week Plan to Begin Repairing Trump’s Damage on the World Stage
What first steps could Joe Biden take if he’s elected? Here’s a start.
China and the United States: The 21st Century’s ‘Great Game’
For China, the global war for influence is about trading partners. For the U.S., it could mean something more volatile.
Need Money for a Green New Deal? Get It from ICE
With the money we spend on ICE and CBP, we could solar power nearly 35 million homes.
10 Better Uses for 10 Percent of the Pentagon Budget
Just 10 percent of the Pentagon budget could end homelessness, increase our COVID testing 44 times over, or send a $2,300 check to every unemployed American.
The World is in Crisis. We Need a Global Green New Deal.
The rules of the global economy have created climate change, inequality, and deep vulnerability. But rules can change.
The Beginning of the End for Oil?
Deadly, disruptive, and economically devastating as COVID-19 has proved to be, in retrospect it may turn out to have had at least this one silver lining.
The Black Death Killed Feudalism. What Does COVID-19 Mean for Capitalism?
How will the coronavirus transform the relationship between state and market? A look at oil, food, and finance.
A Progressive Victory over the Coronavirus
South Korea, having beaten back the coronavirus, is now poised to show the world how to move forward to save lives, democracy, and the planet.
How COVID-19 Could Impact the Climate Crisis
Far-right governments are rolling back environmental regulations, while international climate talks stall amid the crisis. But climate activists see opportunity.