The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but — as worldwide demonstrations show — each is global.
Emperor Trump Now Stands Partially Naked
Many of the establishment figures now turning on Trump have blood on their hands. But that’s the point.
The Descent of America
America’s racism is destroying its advanced status in real time — and with it, the most redeeming parts of liberal internationalism.
Corporate Lawsuits Could Devastate Poor Countries Grappling with COVID-19
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
The De-Americanization of America’s Wars Abroad
Future combat, even if broadly directed from Washington, may be only vaguely “American.”
Is It Time to Boycott the United States?
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 ‘Uncreative Destruction’ of the U.S.-China Relationship
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.
This Year’s Forest Fire Season Could Be Even Deadlier
Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines
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 a Pandemic, Military Spending is an Extravagant Waste
In the very near future, countries are going to have to choose whether they make guns or vaccines.