He might be the devil incarnate, but Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte is beginning the process of ending over 120 years of colonial subjugation.
China’s Economy Is Powerful, But Deeply Vulnerable
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity — as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.
Good Riddance to the WTO
Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.
As the Decade Closes, the Power of Protest Endures
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
Soldiers Who Fight War
A new book refutes a central myth about the Vietnam War.
Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics
The strengths of Chinese-style capitalism have also been its vulnerabilities.
How the Battle of Seattle Made the Truth About Globalization True
Twenty years ago, experts refused to see the truth about the dark side of globalization. Then Seattle happened.
Inside the Battle for Another World
Understanding how the new right went global — and how to stop it — is key to keeping our planet habitable.
Bearing Witness to the Costs of War
I’m a scholar of the war on terror’s civilian casualties, as well as a military spouse. Until the suffering ends, all of us should bear witness to the costs of war.
Will Impeachment Affect Trump’s Reelection Chances?
The Democrats’ impeachment strategy might backfire at the polls, but so too might Trump’s polarization strategy.