Globalization

President of Argentina with chainsaw

Javier Milei’s Amputation Regime for Argentina Javier Milei’s Amputation Regime for Argentina

The country’s new president has imposed a set of brutal austerity measures as part of a so-called “chainsaw plan.” The carnage is already mounting.

Apr 4, 2024 / Jacob Sugarman

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. introduces California attorney Nicole Shanahan as his running mate for vice president during an event in Oakland, Calif.,on March 26, 2024.

Why Silicon Valley Reactionaries Love RFK Jr. Why Silicon Valley Reactionaries Love RFK Jr.

Kennedy’s newly picked running mate, Nicole Shanahan, reflects the necro-futurism of Big Tech.

Apr 1, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Former US president Donald Trump stands on stage during a campaign event on January 27, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nev., ahead of the state's Republican presidential caucuses.

The True Threat of Donald Trump’s “Bloodbath” Speech The True Threat of Donald Trump’s “Bloodbath” Speech

Deplatforming the former president hasn’t worked, so America needs to rediscover his depravity.

Mar 18, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Members of United Auto Workers on a picket line in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on September 20, 2023.

Why the Environmental Justice Movement Should Support the UAW Organizing Drive Why the Environmental Justice Movement Should Support the UAW Organizing Drive

A progressive version of the right’s Southern strategy could remake our politics—and ensure that the cars of the future, and the batteries they run on, are built by union labor.

Mar 11, 2024 / Bill Gallegos and Manuel Pastor

Lockheed F-35 Jet Australia

Military Spending Isn’t the Economic Galvanizer You Think it Is Military Spending Isn’t the Economic Galvanizer You Think it Is

The opportunity costs of throwing endless trillions of dollars at the military means far less is invested in other crucial American needs

Feb 29, 2024 / William D. Hartung

A demonstration in 1993 against NAFTA in Austin, Texas.

After 30 Years of NAFTA, the Working Classes Are Still Losing After 30 Years of NAFTA, the Working Classes Are Still Losing

The promise of free trade was never fulfilled. Workers are continuing to lose ground.

Feb 29, 2024 / Gerardo Otero

Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

Bernie Sanders: “The International Billionaire Class Is Making Out Like Bandits” Bernie Sanders: “The International Billionaire Class Is Making Out Like Bandits”

The Vermont senator denounces the wealth concentration fueling global wars at the expense of everyday people.

Feb 8, 2024 / Sen. Bernie Sanders

A messy empty hospital dormitory room after an armed attack forced the closure of Fontaine Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Why Is the US Paying Kenya to Clean Up the Mess We Made in Haiti? Why Is the US Paying Kenya to Clean Up the Mess We Made in Haiti?

The Biden administration likes to talk about democracy, but when it comes to the disaster unfolding a few hundred miles from Miami, democracy is apparently far too dangerous.

Feb 6, 2024 / Amy Wilentz

Crowd of 350,000 gathers in front of the Bundestag in Berlin.

The AfD’s Secret Plan to Deport Millions From Germany The AfD’s Secret Plan to Deport Millions From Germany

An explosive report on a meeting between the far-right Alternative für Deutschland and neo-Nazis has ignited the largest German protest movement since the fall of the Berlin Wall....

Jan 23, 2024 / Linda Mannheim

The rules, not the rulers: President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House in October.

Even Without a Contest at the Top of the Ticket, Voting in the Democratic Primary Still Matters Even Without a Contest at the Top of the Ticket, Voting in the Democratic Primary Still Matters

Joe Biden and the DNC have arranged a coronation, but what they don’t want you to know is that changing the rules is at least as important as choosing our rulers.

Jan 16, 2024 / Larry Cohen

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