2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
Obama’s made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil’s in the details.
The steady track towards stability and prosperity that China and most developing countries seem to be on is driven by a new form of self-reliance.
After December’s elections, Haiti could have yet another U.S.-backed president with a weak democratic mandate.
A tribunal this year uncovered grave violations against the human, economic, and cultural rights of Filipinos by Washington and their own leaders.
The leaders of fossil fuel companies are personally incentivized to keep their firms on a path of climate destruction.
Thousands of government representatives from the 20 nations met recently to deepen neoliberalism and kick the can on climate change, and all we got was another viral cat video.
Brazil’s Workers’ Party was once the pride of the New Left for an entire hemisphere. Now its 13-year rule hangs by a thread.
Even as governments set climate targets, they’re working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.