After half a century studying the issue, here’s lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly.
For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
Julian Aguon’s ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’ is a thoughtful meditation on how, to understand problems at the center of a colonial society, we have to look at the margins.
The two Koreas cannot by themselves stop the climate crisis, but they can establish a model that the rest of the world can follow.
Deep sea mining companies are not just exploiting the oceans, they’re harming the low-income nations surrounding the proposed mine sites.
El Salvador had to fight a multinational mining firm to protect its own water. It’s a sign of struggles to come — but also an inspiring example of how to win them.
Pakistan is the latest country to reject letting private investors sue governments in tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
Bipartisan belligerence and spiraling Pentagon budgets threaten to undermine global climate action just when we need it most.
Pouring more money into endless wars, nuclear weapons, overseas bases, and boondoggle weapons programs won’t protect anyone.
The Communist Party of China led three revolutions of world-historic significance in its short 100-year-history: national liberation, the “Cultural Revolution,” and China’s rapid capitalist transformation.