Graduating from protesters to politicians, Chile’s student leaders achieved the legislative wins that have eluded their Occupy counterparts.
Rich Countries Pony Up (Some) for Climate Justice
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it’s going to take hundreds of billions more.
What “Free Trade” Has Done to Central America
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
How Ebola Could End the Cuban Embargo
Instead of encouraging Cuban doctors to defect, the United States should be working with them to stop the spread of Ebola.
No Happy Ending to the Child Refugee Crisis
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.
Central America’s Other Refugees
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
Terror, Repression, and Diaspora: The Baby Doc Legacy
Haiti’s late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong Diaspora unlikely to ever return home.
We Called It Genocide in Guatemala. Why Not in Gaza Too?
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called “genocidal.” But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
Move Over, NATO and IMF: Eurasia Is Coming
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Menu for a Hot Planet
It’s not just about oil: To support the world’s burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.