After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
Foreign Meddling in Our Vote? Remember How This Feels.
During the Cold War, the CIA did everything it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
Who Gains from Colombia’s Vote for Permanent War?
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
After Hurricane, Haitian Women Ready to Lead
Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, but women are at the forefront of the recovery.
Colombia: Disturbing the Peace
Should we rethink the way voters weigh in directly on matters of national security and international relations?
How Middle-Class Chileans Contributed to the Overthrow of Salvador Allende
American intervention was one factor leading to the Chilean coup—but unrest on the part of middle-class Chileans was another.
Central American Refugees Struggle for Protection in Southern Mexico
The U.S. and Mexican government’s prioritization of border security over human security has had dire consequences that must be discussed at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migration.
Fossil fuels provided a one-time-only quantum leap in growth. Coming up with a new economic model should be on everyone’s bucket list.
From the Battle of Seattle to the Financial Crisis
The decisive role of collective action in undermining neoliberal ideology and the continuing structural power of capitalism.
Let the Peace Games Begin
As the Olympic games in Rio draw to a close, another set of games will begin: military exercises between the United States and South Korea to prepare for a possible armed conflict with North Korea.