Bipartisan belligerence and spiraling Pentagon budgets threaten to undermine global climate action just when we need it most.
We’d better control machines before they control us.
Pouring more money into endless wars, nuclear weapons, overseas bases, and boondoggle weapons programs won’t protect anyone.
The Communist Party of China led three revolutions of world-historic significance in its short 100-year-history: national liberation, the “Cultural Revolution,” and China’s rapid capitalist transformation.
Instead of consigning China to the doghouse, why not create one big Green reconstruction team?
Twenty years of military quagmire of the Middle East has contributed to the fraying of the U.S. economy even as China has rapidly become the new center of global capital accumulation.
Seoul and Washington should be working together to bring China on board for the kind of economic transformation that the planet so desperately needs.
With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn’t squander our “peace dividend” on costly weapons or military bloat.
Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.
With the stroke of a pen, Biden could lift trade and travel restrictions and allow unrestricted remittances to Cuba, alleviating needless pandemic suffering.