Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Remittances outpace foreign aid and investment in much of the world, but transfer companies can skim a significant percentage.
China's ambitious infrastructure initiative is also about building knowledge and not just things.
It's the best way to stop the global race to the bottom that hurts workers everywhere, not just those in low-income countries.
In Iran, U.S. sanctions are producing a level of suffering comparable to that of wartime.
Trump's trade war with China could quickly morph into a shooting war.
There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.
For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction
The nationalist approach to trade hurts globalists and workers alike.
The Modi government's far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn't.
Civil society groups are struggling to fill gaps in services for "returnees" in El Salvador, who face social stigma, employment discrimination, and often trauma.