Many would-be migrants, like the Garifuna, would love nothing more than to stay in our homes. It’s Washington that’s making it difficult.
Immigration Cruelty Goes Beyond the Border
Migrants are hit long before they migrate, before they reach the border, and often long after they cross it.
The UN Crisis
This problem of rogue actors has long bedeviled the United Nations. But the rise of right-wing populists who insist on their sovereign right to do whatever they please poses an additional challenge to the international community.
Child Labor is Growing: Which Side Are Democracies On?
This is the Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. What can democracies do to make this a reality?
Trade Policy Won’t Work for Workers Till it Works for Women
The Biden administration needs to adopt a gender and social inclusion framework for future trade negotiations and agreements.
Now Close Gitmo, Too
Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.
The New Era of Extractivism — And How to Defeat It
El Salvador had to fight a multinational mining firm to protect its own water. It’s a sign of struggles to come — but also an inspiring example of how to win them.
The Triumph and Tragedy of the Olympic Refugee Team
It’s beautiful that there’s an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back in the Struggle Against Anti-Democratic Corporate Trade Rules
Pakistan is the latest country to reject letting private investors sue governments in tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
Cubans Are Suffering. Biden Needs to End the Embargo.
Biden should reverse Trump’s sanctions and call an end to 60 years of brutal economic warfare.