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A "Trumpified" USAID will now rate countries's suitability for aid based on criteria developed by a far-right think tank... that wants to end development aid.
The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children in Yemen.
Within a few short years, crucial warfighting decisions — even whether to launch a nuclear weapon — could be made by autonomous machines.
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
The scriptwriters planted all sorts of potential plot lines in Season 1, and they just didn’t go anywhere. Where’s the Wall? Where’s the deal with North Korea? Where’s that Rust Belt revival?
Corporate malfeasance saps the African continent of billions in badly needed funds each year — and the U.S. is a top destination.
By demanding that certain material needs are so essential for human flourishing that they must be guaranteed to all, these rights directly challenge the logic of market fundamentalism.
Although a widespread movement has developed to fight climate change, no counterpart has emerged to take on the rising danger of nuclear disaster — yet.
From Europe to the United States, creative coalitions of activists and scholars could break the right-wing wave unleashed by the failures of the more traditional liberal-neoconservative political class.
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House's powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.