While Global Temperatures Rise, the Poor Burn Faster

In order to rebalance the world’s ecology, we’ll have to rebalance its wealth.

Michelle Chen

Why Haitians Are Chanting ‘Down with Obama’

They’re enraged at American complicity in the Haitian government’s blatant effort to rig the presidential election.

James North

The Doomsday Clock Remains at Three Minutes to Midnight 

The existential threats we face have not changed all that much since the Cold War.

James Carden

Trans-Pacific Partnership

How to Make the Trans-Pacific Partnership Work for Workers and Communities

As written, the TPP has many flaws. But it could be salvaged if we open up the dispute-resolution process to civil-society stakeholders.

Lance Compa

The Moral Case Against the TPP

The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations—just ask Pope Francis.

Manuel Pérez-Rocha

The TPP Prioritizes the ‘Rights’ of Corporations Over Workers, the Environment, and Democracy

‘‘Corporations still have an extra-judicial process to enforce their rights. That’s not the case for labor and environmental standards.’’

John Nichols

Special Report

After I Lived in Norway, America Felt Backward. Here’s Why.

A crash course in social democracy.
Ann Jones

Some years ago, I faced up to the futility of reporting truths about America’s disastrous wars, and so I left Afghanistan for another mountainous country far away. It was the polar opposite of Afghanistan: a peaceful, prosperous land where nearly everybody seemed to enjoy a good life, on the job… Continue Reading >

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