African countries need investments, China needs raw materials, and African activists are fed up with the resulting corruption and environmental damage.
Missing from the Climate Talks: Corporate Powers to Sue Governments That Limit Pollution
Allowing extractive industries to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached at COP26 in Glasgow.
Climate Change and the Limits of Economic Growth
If economic growth ushered in this era of climate change, how can economic growth also be part of the solution?
How to Truly ‘Build Back Better’ on Climate
The Build Back Better program isn’t just inadequate on climate—it may be a disaster. Here’s what movements are demanding next.
Indigenous Movements Are Key to the Fight Against Fossil Fuels
The Biden administration and other governments may make climate pledges. But often it’s indigenous-led movements who will see that they’re kept.
Indigenous Peoples Like Mine Are Fighting for Our Homelands
Many would-be migrants, like the Garifuna, would love nothing more than to stay in our homes. It’s Washington that’s making it difficult.
The Trouble with Transitions
What are the potential pitfalls of a Green Leap Forward?
Lessons from 50 Years Covering Foreign Policy
After half a century studying the issue, here’s lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly.
9/11 at 20: Two Decades of Missed Opportunities
For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
Death and Living in the Face of Empire
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.