Category: Global

Charlotte Mitchell: 2017 was deadliest year for environmental activism

At least 207 activists were killed, with Brazil, the Philippines and Colombia named as the most dangerous countries

Jack Rasmus: South America’s ‘Made in the USA’ Growing Crisis

How Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela are destabilized

Vijay Prashad: The War of Hunger That Afflicts the World’s Poor

It is impossible to go anywhere in India without being confronted with the terrible enormity of hunger

Pete Dolack: If you incentivize pollution, you incentive death

Once again, it is impossible to have infinite growth on a finite planet

Steven Parfitt: Wave of Militant Teacher Strikes Has Gone Global

The battle to protect public education is heating up across the globe, and struggles in one place are feeding into struggles in another

Tigran Kalaydjian: Global debt is approaching a quarter of quadrillion dollars

The booming debt crisis – and what it means for the global economy.

Richard Falk: The UN: Instrumental or Normative?

A refusal to adopt a normative approach based on shared values, goals, and challenges has marginalized the UN that continues to be dominated by the instrumental tactics of its main members

Tithi Bhattacharya: Emancipation Comes Through the Rejection of Capitalism

From Afghanistan to the Philippines to Mexico to Spain, women across the globe are taking to the streets to mark International Women’s Day

Steven Levitsky: Is Trump Fueling a Mass Extinction of Democracy?

The warning signs are there

Roberto Savio: Robots, Unemployment … and Immigrants

Amazon has recently introduced Amazon Go, a shop where the customer enters, chooses a product from the shelves, charges the price on a magnetic card and swipes it on the way out, transferring the charge to the customer’s bank account . No queues, no cashiers, fast and easy, and the first shop in Seattle has Read more…

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