80 percent of people in the Arab world’s poorest country are in danger of starving to death under a U.S.-backed blockade and bombing campaign.
Think California’s Drought Is Bad? Try Palestine’s.
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.
The Case That Blew the Lid Off the World Bank’s Secret Courts
How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.
How Climate Change and Resource Scarcity Are Upending World Politics
Natural resource scarcity poses a far broader challenge to prosperity and national security than traditional military threats.
From Detroit to Dublin, A Fight for the Right to Water
Irish activists fighting a plan to increase the cost of water have an unlikely ally in their corner: the Detroit Water Brigade.
Ukraine Stiffs China for Billions Owed
China paid Ukraine $3 billion two years ago for grain still not delivered and another $3.6 billion that’s owed to China will also probably default.
Stopping the Biggest Corporate Power Grab in Years
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
Photos: The Indigenous Fight for Lands and Cultural Survival in Honduras
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
A Canal at What Cost?
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama’s as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
How Liberal Democracy Promotes Inequality
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what’s to be done?