The American war machine has always been integral to American racism. It’s time to tear it down along with those Confederate statues.
The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but — as worldwide demonstrations show — each is global.
Many of the establishment figures now turning on Trump have blood on their hands. But that’s the point.
America’s racism is destroying its advanced status in real time — and with it, the most redeeming parts of liberal internationalism.
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.