Congress is preparing to hand 65 percent of federal discretionary spending to the war machine, even as they wring their hands over a fraction of that for the Build Back Better Act.
The longer it takes the world to get vaccinated, the more variants we’ll see.
Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
A personal reflection on the ‘Big Men’ who’ve meddled in Afghanistan — and the women navigating the aftermath.
At some point, governments will start using more sticks than carrots to break our deadly dependence on fossil fuels. How will humanity respond?
A CBO report requested by Bernie Sanders lays out three options for a modest Pentagon trim over the next decade. Can we pull it off?
Congressional paralysis, voter suppression, and widespread political polarization all suggest that American democracy is far from exemplary.
Allowing extractive industries to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached at COP26 in Glasgow.
The Pandora Papers reveal how billionaires, oligarchs, and despots the world over exploit America’s patchwork of tax havens.
A secretive World Bank tribunal lets multinational corporations sue governments over basic regulations. Mexico should lead a Latin American exodus.