Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Austere “shock therapy” after the Cold War only shocked the East into reaction. In the West, the corporate political center ultimately did the same.
Unlike the West, modern China has seldom used brute force to access resources or expand markets -- except, notably, in the South China Sea.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
Companies willingly censor or condemn free speech to retain market share in authoritarian countries. Just ask Daryl Morey.
From the U.S. to the U.K. to Turkey, it is a hallmark of right-wing populists to make a preposterous policy and then be forced to retreat.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
The International Labor Organization adopted a new Convention on workplace harassment. It’s time for the United States to ratify.
From Brazil to India to the United States, extractive industries have aligned themselves with authoritarian governments waging war on minority populations.
The new secretary of defense, a former Raytheon lobbyist, won’t even pledge not to go back through the revolving door.
War and militarism are destroying the planet. But if we de-fund the Pentagon, we can save it.