Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
Many of the establishment figures now turning on Trump have blood on their hands. But that’s the point.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
Here’s what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.
[Satire] UN: “We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways.”
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
It’s a famous story, though perhaps not famous enough. The 1939 voyage of the MS St. Louis, a German ocean liner, was recounted in a 1974 book and a 1976 film (both titled Voyage of the Damned) as well as a 1994 opera. This history is not forgotten. Yet so many...