Corporations are using trade and investment treaties to handcuff global and national efforts to save the planet.
Ukraine’s Future: Like Korea or Yugoslavia?
Will the war turn into a stalemate or the crushing defeat of an imperial power?
Can the World Save the World?
The international community has so far failed to made a dent in the climate crisis. Is the problem all about governance?
Does Cuba Have a Future?
Young people were the country’s biggest export last year.
Spying vs. Spying
The United States and China should be putting their surveillance capabilities to better use.
Battling a Mining Goliath on Two Continents
Environmental activists have made some important strides in confronting the Australian mining company Lynas.
Maybe the World Isn’t Falling Apart?
There are several reasons to be optimistic, from repairing the ozone layer to combating COVID.
Israel’s Strange Ambivalence on Ukraine
So much for conspiracy theories about Jews controlling the world. We can’t even get together to control the outcome of the war in Ukraine.
From the Unsustainable Here to the Sustainable There
Economic growth is killing the planet. How do we engineer an alternative?
The Rise of Self-Hating Politicians
House Republicans, Euroskeptics, Vladimir Putin, and Jair Bolsonaro are the agents of a new kind of political disorder that parallels the chaos of failing states, economic catastrophe, and climate disasters.