This year’s record-breaking global displacement crisis calls for immigration policies that reflect our humanity, not cruelty.
A Mining Lawsuit in Guatemala Shows How Trade Courts Put Locals Last
A U.S. mining company is suing Guatemala over a shuttered project. The state relied on affected communities to mount a legal defense, but now it’s trying to bypass them to open the mine.
The Greenwashing Scam Behind COP27’s Flop
This year’s UN climate conference offered some reason to celebrate. But the growing clout of the “carbon capture” industry is hindering urgent efforts to clamp down on fossil fuels.
Colombia’s First Leftist President Charts a New Path on Venezuela
Gustavo Petro has rejected the failed “diplomatic siege” of his predecessors. But he also wants to see a more democratic Venezuela.
Will Democracies Be Polarized Out of Existence?
From the United States and Brazil to Israel and Hungary, liberals approach the widening gap in political perceptions with incredulity while Illiberals see polarization as a political opportunity to destroy democracy.
America’s War on Immigrants Hurts Its Poorest Citizens, Too
Playing politics with a humanitarian catastrophe eats up resources and erodes the civil rights of everyone, regardless of status.
Fascism: Hello, Goodbye
Italy just elected a far-right leader. Is this the beginning of a resurgence of fascism, or the beginning of the end?
A Proposed Wealth Tax on Colombia’s 4,700+ Richest Would Raise $1 Billion
The progressive tax proposed by Colombian President Gustavo Petro would impact a small percentage of the nation’s wealthiest while raising significant sums to address inequality.
Ecuador’s Recurrent Cycle of Violence Over Indigenous Rights
Ecuador needs to address the root causes that brought so many protesters onto the streets.
A Tale of Two Constitutions in Chile and the United States
Constitutions are the product of political debate and struggle, something that Chileans understand but U.S. liberals so often ignore.