Americans will have to fight hard to protect their water from corporate greed. They can learn a lot from El Salvador.
Could Biden’s Climate Policy Invite More Militarism?
Climate change poses an existential threat. That doesn’t mean we should further empower an already bloated Pentagon.
Guatemala’s Land Defenders Are Still Their Own Best Defense
Rising corruption in Guatemala threatens landmark legal victories by Indigenous activists defending their land from mining.
Trump’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba
Trump is rewarding his right-wing Cuban backers by making it harder for Biden to reopen relations.
The “Are You Serious?” Awards: Looking Back on 2020
A short review of some of the lesser known absurdities of 2020.
For Biden, ‘Building Back Better’ Should Be a Global Challenge
In a global pandemic, it is not enough to build a robust response to COVID-19 in the United States alone.
Biden Won’t Reset U.S. Foreign Policy On His Own
The foreign policy team Biden appoints matters less than the world they inherit, policies they pursue, and the pressure they get from progressives.
Ten Foreign Policy Fiascos Biden Can Start Fixing on Day One
Biden can immediately reverse some of Trump’s most disastrous decisions. And each one can set the stage for broader progressive foreign policy initiatives.
With the Election Over, Congress Must Remember the Rest of the World
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
This Election Is About Trump’s Pandemic Failures. But What Happens Next?
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.