Human beings fleeing persecution are not a “flood” or “surge.” And it’s not “illegal” when they cross the border to seek asylum.
A Conflict in Chile Over Minerals Needed for Clean Energy
The world needs rare earth elements. But this mine threatens the ecosystem and well-being of the people of this Chilean community.
Does Cuba Have a Future?
Young people were the country’s biggest export last year.
20 Years Ago, the World Said No to War
A look back at the history-making mobilization against the Iraq War that turned ordinary people into a “second superpower” — one we badly need today.
Is Mining Money Behind the Arrest of Salvadoran Water Defenders?
The five detainees include leaders of the campaign that won the world’s first metals mining ban in 2017 — a ban the cash-strapped government may be moving to overturn.
Democracy Is on the Line in Peru
Peru’s deepening crisis is a cautionary tale about democracies that fail to deliver for ordinary people.
Is a Winning Solution in Sight in Haiti?
Military intervention is not what Haiti needs. But other countries can help Haitians help themselves.
Beyond the ‘Border Crisis’
Reducing a humanitarian crisis to an issue of “border security” puts real solutions out of reach.
The U.S. Economic War on Venezuela Has Fueled the Migrant Crisis
People from poor countries that can no longer rely on energy assistance from Venezuela are arriving at the border in record numbers.
The Rise of Self-Hating Politicians
House Republicans, Euroskeptics, Vladimir Putin, and Jair Bolsonaro are the agents of a new kind of political disorder that parallels the chaos of failing states, economic catastrophe, and climate disasters.