Regions / Europe and Central Asia
As President Obama tries to save the Trans-Pacific Partnership this week, debates over the goals of free trade intensifies.
In the United States, top corporate execs sometimes make more in an hour than their workers can make in a year. At Mondragon, one of Spain’s largest companies, no execs can make more in an hour than their workers make in a day.
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?
The debate over defense spending isn't what it looks like.
Phyllis Bennis says forces aligned in opposition to the Iran Framework Agreement in the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia would rather see war than a deal that brings Iran out of sanctions and back into play as a regional power.
Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we've got to protect it.
Emission targets proposed by the Obama administration are insufficient to avoid the worst consequences of climate change.
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.