Posts Tagged: oil
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
While Republicans beat up on the White House for making peace with America’s enemies, voters should ask them more questions about America’s friends.
While the international community propped up kleptocratic generals, South Sudan's social entrepreneurs took matters into their own hands. The future of the country belongs to them.
The unfolding intervention against the Islamic State shows that oil doesn't just guide U.S. foreign policy. It constrains our ways of thinking about it.
For the wildlife and ecosystems of the Arctic, war has already arrived.
Ecuador is marketing its lush rainforest to North American tourists. But there won't be much left if it drills for oil there.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.