Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The Trump administration is all about forcing open overseas markets for U.S. businesses.
Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.
The U.S. legacy along the U.S.-Mexico frontier is one of indiscriminate and often gender-based violence — and it shows up again and again in Trump’s language.
The agencies that separate families, abuse children, and deport innocent people should be just as toxic as Trump’s wall.
Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s a political winner for the left.
The late U.S. senator from Pennsylvania may have achieved his most visionary legacy as a teenager, when he founded a student movement for world federalism.
Before Venezuela devolves into civil war, the U.S. should lift the sanctions, take the military option off the table, and get behind a negotiated, nonviolent solution.
The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?