Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.
A "Trumpified" USAID will now rate countries's suitability for aid based on criteria developed by a far-right think tank... that wants to end development aid.
Again, the success of right-wing parties reflects less the rise of the right than the collapse of the center.
The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children in Yemen.
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
The scriptwriters planted all sorts of potential plot lines in Season 1, and they just didn’t go anywhere. Where’s the Wall? Where’s the deal with North Korea? Where’s that Rust Belt revival?
Corporate malfeasance saps the African continent of billions in badly needed funds each year — and the U.S. is a top destination.
By demanding that certain material needs are so essential for human flourishing that they must be guaranteed to all, these rights directly challenge the logic of market fundamentalism.
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House's powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
The targeting of immigrants is intimately linked to a long record of labor repression and civil liberties violations — which eventually target the native-born, too.