Latin America & Caribbean
Has U.S. Policy Toward Cuba Really Changed?

Has U.S. Policy Toward Cuba Really Changed?

The announcement that the United States and Cuba would reopen their embassies in each other's countries came just as the United States was preparing to celebrate its independence. But despite the welcome news, Washington has yet to properly recognize Cuba's own right...

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Our Refugee World

Our Refugee World

To paraphrase William Gibson, the post-apocalypse is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed. Many of our post-apocalyptic stories — Mad Max, The Road, World War Z — feature desperate people on the move in a friendless and resource-poor environment. The world...

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Ecuador Puts Piketty Into Practice

Ecuador Puts Piketty Into Practice

Few Americans could likely find Ecuador on a map or pick its president, Rafael Correa, out of a lineup. However, Correa recently announced an economic plan that should make us pay closer attention to this small South American nation. Citing the corrosive impact of...

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