Regions / North America
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
Future combat, even if broadly directed from Washington, may be only vaguely “American.”
The G7 kicked Russia out over its invasion of Crimea. Does the U.S. assault on international laws, treaties, and democracy itself warrant the same treatment?
Trump's economic war on China comes in the shadow of an even deadlier military escalation. And it may not stop after November, no matter who wins the election.
Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte is using the pandemic to crush his opposition — and the U.S. is poised to arm him to the teeth.
In the very near future, countries are going to have to choose whether they make guns or vaccines.
The world's prevailing socio-political models aren't going to survive this pandemic. What's going to replace them?
An (imagined) conversation on the trade-offs between lives and dollars.
The Trump administration's focus on reopening the economy puts not only U.S. workers at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 but Mexican workers as well.