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.
Building the World Back Better?
Instead of consigning China to the doghouse, why not create one big Green reconstruction team?
Osama’s Ghost: The Economics of Overextension
Twenty years of military quagmire of the Middle East has contributed to the fraying of the U.S. economy even as China has rapidly become the new center of global capital accumulation.
The Pitfalls of U.S.-South Korean Economic Cooperation
Seoul and Washington should be working together to bring China on board for the kind of economic transformation that the planet so desperately needs.
Biden’s Unconscionable Military Budget
With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn’t squander our “peace dividend” on costly weapons or military bloat.
Corporations Should Not Have the Power to Undermine the Global Battle Against COVID-19
Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.
Make Normalizing Relations with Cuba a Priority
With the stroke of a pen, Biden could lift trade and travel restrictions and allow unrestricted remittances to Cuba, alleviating needless pandemic suffering.
Viruses Know No Borders. Vaccines Shouldn’t Either.
As an Indian American, my family has experienced the worst of this pandemic in two countries. For any of us to be safe, we all need vaccine equity.
Immigrants to the Rescue
For countries facing a demographic crisis, immigrants are the answer.