Regions / North America
Palestine has suffered heavy losses with an estimated 1,900 killed, yet hopes for a long-lasting peace are tenuous at best.
Phyllis Bennis responds to President Obama's announcement that there will be possible airstrikes in Iraq on Democracy Now!
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
The big-box giant is upending people's lives by subjecting its workers to unpredictable scheduling.
Some Republicans want to end an Obama directive that lets undocumented teens and young adults temporarily work, study, and live legally in the United States.
Why does Wall Street tank on news portending economic gains for most Americans?
Large corporations — particulaly in oil, gas, mining, and land acquisition — dominate the table alongside the U.S. government in the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
If increased trade to Africa is to benefit the continent's youth, democracy must go hand-in-hand with development.
Congress should reinforce the inheritance tax, not scrap it.
It has become all too common, with crises spiraling out of control in Gaza, Iraq, Ukraine, and elsewhere, to criticize the U.S. president for making his personal style of detachment into a national policy of disengagement.