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.
Colombia’s First Leftist President Charts a New Path on Venezuela
Gustavo Petro has rejected the failed “diplomatic siege” of his predecessors. But he also wants to see a more democratic Venezuela.
In Ukraine’s Just War of Self-Defense, Zelensky Must Still Respect Rights
Safeguarding the rights of journalists, trade unionists, and captured soldiers will strengthen Ukraine’s war effort.
Climate Talks Spark Action Against Investment Treaties Favoring Fossil Fuel Corporations
The neoliberal investor-state system is a threat to the future of democracy and the future of our planet.
Will China Replace the U.S. — Or Will the Two Powers Stalemate?
China is beset by crises of growth, while the U.S. struggles with crises of decline. Could this create an opening for a more decentralized international system?
America’s War on Immigrants Hurts Its Poorest Citizens, Too
Playing politics with a humanitarian catastrophe eats up resources and erodes the civil rights of everyone, regardless of status.
Italy’s Far Right Rode Inequality to Victory — But Has No Answers for It
A let-the-rich-be government has opened the doors to the smiling heirs of Italy’s neofascist factions.
Isn’t It Time to Challenge the Growth Paradigm?
The planet is running out of resources, and humanity is living beyond its means.
The U.S. Must End Its Complicity in Illicit Financial Flows Out of Africa
Currently, there are no consequences for the U.S.-based companies involved in the illicit looting of African nations’ wealth.
A Proposed Wealth Tax on Colombia’s 4,700+ Richest Would Raise $1 Billion
The progressive tax proposed by Colombian President Gustavo Petro would impact a small percentage of the nation’s wealthiest while raising significant sums to address inequality.