Regions / Africa
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.
While political leaders scapegoat, overreach, and underperform, progressive organizers are developing an internationalist response to the coronavirus pandemic.
International cooperation needs to take priority right now, and countries must stop their wars against one another and against their own populations.
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
In an age of pandemics and climate crisis, countries’ health, environmental, and development policies are globally important.
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
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.
Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
With a thriving off-grid solar market and hundreds of millions of people waiting for electricity, the continent offers huge potential for renewables.