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.
The Climate Crisis and Korea
The two Koreas cannot by themselves stop the climate crisis, but they can establish a model that the rest of the world can follow.
Scraping the Bottom of the Sea
Deep sea mining companies are not just exploiting the oceans, they’re harming the low-income nations surrounding the proposed mine sites.
The New Era of Extractivism — And How to Defeat It
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.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back in the Struggle Against Anti-Democratic Corporate Trade Rules
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.
Biden’s Climate Pledges Are Incompatible with His Belligerence Toward China
Bipartisan belligerence and spiraling Pentagon budgets threaten to undermine global climate action just when we need it most.