Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The late Martin Khor united activists, officials, and thought leaders against trade and climate policies that plundered the Global South. Here's how his comrades remember him.
In an age of pandemics and climate crisis, countries’ health, environmental, and development policies are globally important.
For the far right, the pandemic is a chance to enact border controls and erode the rule of law. It could also expose their utter incompetence.
Austerity and an anti-immigrant blockade left Italy with an older population and underfunded health care. Could the same happen here?
Trump’s message to governors on lifesaving medical equipment — “get it yourselves” — is grimly appropriate in a country without national health care.
U.S. sanctions have gutted Iran's economy and health system. In a pandemic, that's a global public health threat.
The Spanish flu helped herald the collapse of the first wave of modern globalization. A century later, could the coronavirus do the same?
It’s hard to overstate the cost — in dollars and security — of our many wars. What do the candidates say?
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity -- as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.