A U.S. mining company is suing Guatemala over a shuttered project. The state relied on affected communities to mount a legal defense, but now it’s trying to bypass them to open the mine.
Mining Resistance from Alberta to Argentina
In Patagonia, an Indigenous community’s fight against repressive mining interests mirrors struggles across the hemisphere.
The Struggle for What’s Essential
Global mining companies have used the pandemic to push unwanted projects on vulnerable communities, who are fighting back — and sometimes winning.
No Victory Day
Dealing with stalemates between Russia and Ukraine, environmentalists and climate change, and COVID and humanity.
The Economic Consequences of the War
The conflict in Ukraine Is a disaster for the poor of this planet.
China’s ‘Zero COVID’ Policy Is a Big Liability for Xi Jinping
With discontent spreading in China, can the Communist Party keep shutting down entire cities and provinces following every outbreak?
The U.S. ‘COMPETES’ with China — At What Cost?
The COMPETES Act, which ramps up spending to raise the stakes with China, puts Washington’s warped priorities on display.
The “Freedom Convoy” in Canada wants to spread its anti-government, antisocial, and ultimately self-defeating messages far and wide.
Americans Shouldn’t Have to Rely on the National Guard for Basic Services
Time and again, why is it only the military that has extra resources to go around?
U.S. Sanctions on Afghanistan Could Be Deadlier Than 20 Years of War
The collective punishment of Afghans is hideously wrong — and the Biden administration can ease it with the stroke of a pen.