For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
Trade Policy Won’t Work for Workers Till it Works for Women
The Biden administration needs to adopt a gender and social inclusion framework for future trade negotiations and agreements.
America’s Merchants of Death Then — and Now
More tragedies like Afghanistan will be inevitable until we squeeze the personal profit out of prepping for war.
The New Era of Extractivism — And How to Defeat It
El Salvador had to fight a multinational mining firm to protect its own water. It’s a sign of struggles to come — but also an inspiring example of how to win them.
Ben & Jerry’s Is Carrying On a Proud Tradition of Boycotts for Human Rights
From the Boston Tea Party to the Montgomery bus boycott, an ice cream boycott for Palestinian rights fits right in with social movement history.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back in the Struggle Against Anti-Democratic Corporate Trade Rules
Pakistan is the latest country to reject letting private investors sue governments in tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
Biden’s Climate Pledges Are Incompatible with His Belligerence Toward China
Bipartisan belligerence and spiraling Pentagon budgets threaten to undermine global climate action just when we need it most.
Avoiding the Robot Apocalypse
We’d better control machines before they control us.
Biden’s $1.3 Trillion ‘National Security’ Budget Won’t Make Us Safer
Pouring more money into endless wars, nuclear weapons, overseas bases, and boondoggle weapons programs won’t protect anyone.
The Three Revolutions of the Chinese Communist Party
The Communist Party of China led three revolutions of world-historic significance in its short 100-year-history: national liberation, the “Cultural Revolution,” and China’s rapid capitalist transformation.