Gaza is in chaos, but Israel's economy is booming as high-tech entrepreneurs scramble to meet the post-9/11 world's hunger for spy tools and containment walls.
The Iraq War has set off one of the largest oil booms in history--and the race to mine the tar sands of Alberta is heading toward environmental disaster.
The World Bank was corrupt long before Paul Wolfowitz gave his girlfriend a raise.
The jury selection for the trial of a Canadian press baron accused of looting shareholder earnings reveals popular discontent with the corporate elite.
As Jose Padilla's trial unfolds in Miami, the cruel methods of US interrogators are finally being put on trial.
Does it lessen the horror to admit that this is not the first time the
US government has used torture to wipe out political opponents? The
exclusion of the impact of the School of the Americas on war crimes in El
Salvador, Argentina and Panama from our current debate on torture is
evidence of our collective amnesia.
Across Latin America indigenous movements redrawing the continent's
political map, demanding not just "rights" but a reinvention of the
state along deeply democratic lines.