Globalization

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

This Journalist Is Uncovering the Dirty Side of Fast Fashion

This Journalist Is Uncovering the Dirty Side of Fast Fashion This Journalist Is Uncovering the Dirty Side of Fast Fashion

Alden Wicker, author of To Dye For, wants our clothes to stop poisoning us.

Jan 10, 2024 / Off the Clock / Danielle Renwick

President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders during a 2020 presidential primary debate.

Democrats and the Left: A Mutual Dependency Democrats and the Left: A Mutual Dependency

Mass movements stoke the fires of popular discontent, but only the state can pass laws and overhaul key institutions.

Jan 9, 2024 / Michael Kazin

US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrive for a wreath-laying ceremony at the National Memorial Arch in Valley Forge National Historical Park on January 5, 2024.

Biden’s Pro-Democracy Message Is Too Negative and Too Narrow Biden’s Pro-Democracy Message Is Too Negative and Too Narrow

A winning campaign needs more than just revulsion at the January 6 coup.

Jan 8, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Shawn Fain, president of the United Automobile Workers, joins lawmakers at a press conference calling for a cease-fire in the Middle East outside of the Capitol on December 14, 2023.

Shawn Fain’s New Year’s Resolution Is to Lay the Ground for a National Strike Shawn Fain’s New Year’s Resolution Is to Lay the Ground for a National Strike

By having contracts with all the Big Three automakers expire on May Day, 2028, the UAW president also issued a challenge to the labor movement. Will his union be ready to meet it?...

Dec 28, 2023 / Jonathan Rosenblum

A supermarket in Buenos Aires shows the extreme rise in prices due to inflation on December 15, 2023.

Argentina’s New President Swaps the Chain Saw for the Blender Argentina’s New President Swaps the Chain Saw for the Blender

As Javier Milei’s new free-market economic measures start to roll out, devaluation has already started to impact everyone in Argentina—especially the middle classes and the poor.

Dec 20, 2023 / Pablo Calvi

Marciane Ndamukunze, 68, arrives in Kizemba displacement camp, after fleeing heavy fighting in Masisi territory. 4th December 2023, North Kivu Province, DRC

The Big Little War You’ve Probably Never Heard Of The Big Little War You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is holding elections. Civil war has displaced millions of the country’s citizens but garnered little attention internationally.

Dec 20, 2023 / Hugh Kinsella Cunningham and Nicolas Niarchos

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