Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Ambitious climate resilience plans like Dominica’s could be a life raft for the 65 million inhabitants of developing island countries.
Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.
For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch.
The rules of the global economy have created climate change, inequality, and deep vulnerability. But rules can change.
We need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier — from Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis.
Over-funding police has terrorized people of color and left communities less secure. Can the same not be said of the Pentagon?
The storm ravaged India and Bangladesh all the worse because of social and economic inequality. The same, or worse, could happen here.
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
Without professional enablers, corruption, money laundering, and the financing of human rights abuses would be much more difficult.