The foreign policy team Biden appoints matters less than the world they inherit, policies they pursue, and the pressure they get from progressives.
Biden can immediately reverse some of Trump’s most disastrous decisions. And each one can set the stage for broader progressive foreign policy initiatives.
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
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.
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.
How to get the Democrats’ climate policy from “better than the Republicans” to “sufficient to save the planet.”