Gold-digging multinationals are fueling political violence and environmental devastation in El Salvador, but communities are fighting back.
The Revenge of Rural Hungary
The Hungarian countryside has retaliated for the reversal of its economic fortunes at the ballot box.
Mexico’s Oil Privatization: Risky Business
Mexico’s oil privatization scheme will hurt the environment, scar the landscape, and leave Mexico at the mercy of transnational firms.
Climate Change Comes to the Caribbean
Climate change is already wreaking havoc on the Caribbean’s vital fishing, tourism, and agriculture industries.
Climate Change and the Asia Pivot
The real “pivot to Asia” should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.
Wang Ping and the Kinship of Rivers
An interview with Wang Ping, a poet and activist working to build a sense of kinship between the peoples of the Yangtze and Mississippi River valleys.
Saving Our Blue Future
The human race and our planet need a new water ethic.
Thailand’s Protests and the Global Economy
As the economies of Southeast Asia integrate, Thailand’s social divide is as stark as ever.
Clouds over Honduras
Honduras’ new president, Juan Orlando Hernández, takes office amid rising tensions between developers on one side and indigenous and campesino communities on the other.
Zapatistas at Twenty
There are two tests of social change movements: endurance and regeneration. After two decades, Mexico’s Zapatista movement can now say it passed both.