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What does it mean for international relations when the most powerful country in the world becomes a pariah state?
The world urgently needs a new generation of democratic internationalists — or there won’t be much of a world left when Trump's confederacy of oligarchs gets through with it.
The U.S. dropped over 26,000 bombs last year, Phyllis Bennis told Radio Sputnik. And none of them made us safer.
The UK Labor Party has revived an FDR-era aspiration of imposing a maximum wage on the highest earners, among other radical proposals to stem inequality.
This is what a non-imperial, truly internationalist foreign policy would look like.
"What we're seeing now is the reality that this global war on terror is indeed having global ramifications," Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
During the Cold War, the CIA did just the kind of meddling in foreign elections it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
As long as major powers are delivering weapons to their allies in the region, diplomacy will be near impossible, Bennis told Kontext.
Austria's latest vote shows the European ideal isn't dead yet. But the far right is rising quickly.
Nothing defines Trump’s predictability more than his aggressive, Islamophobic, and anti-diplomatic choices for his foreign policy team.