There’s no returning to normal after Donald Trump.
It simply doesn’t make a lot of sense to entrust leadership to a country with a severe personality disorder.
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.
Bolivians overwhelmingly rejected a U.S.-backed coup regime. The U.S. should take it as a sign to abandon regime change — and rejoin the international community.
Authoritarianism has been on the march for years, but people powered revolutions are pushing regimes toward democracy on nearly every continent.
Thailand’s conservative middle classes are now joining populists in a movement against their military-backed system.
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.
The IMF and the Bank would like the global South to believe that they are indispensable. They are not.