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.
Martin Khor: The Making of a Global Activist
The late Martin Khor united activists, officials, and thought leaders against trade and climate policies that plundered the Global South. Here’s how his comrades remember him.
Cleaning Up Trump’s Global Mess
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
China’s Economy Is Powerful, But Deeply Vulnerable
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity — as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.
Turkey’s Latest Quagmire: Intervention in Libya
Turkey has been bogged down in Syria for nearly a decade. Why is it gambling on Libya, too?
Our Last Decade to Get Climate Right
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.
“When They Kill One, A Thousand More Are Born”
A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.