Climate change poses an existential threat. That doesn’t mean we should further empower an already bloated Pentagon.
I’ve spent my entire career on peacebuilding after conflict. Here’s how we avoid becoming a failed state.
U.S. Africa policy will be most productive if U.S. policymakers are willing to learn and collaborate rather than to preach or dictate.
In a global pandemic, it is not enough to build a robust response to COVID-19 in the United States alone.
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
It’s going to take more than a change of personnel in Washington to address our decaying climate, public health, and democracy. But it’s not too late.
Authoritarianism has been on the march for years, but people powered revolutions are pushing regimes toward democracy on nearly every continent.
COVID-19 is an early alert for more serious global crises. So far, the international community has failed — but it’s not too late to get it right.
If Trump loses, we can’t just go back to the status quo. On foreign policy especially, movements need to be ready to push a new administration hard.
Modern history teaches us that motivated, universal, and nonviolent social movements can stop coups before they start.