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An Epochal Decline in American Global Power

The most volatile flashpoint In Beijing's grand strategy for breaking Washington's geopolitical grip over Eurasia lies in the contested waters between China's coast and the Pacific littoral, which the Chinese call "the first island chain."

Alfred W. McCoy ·


Catastrophic Global Disorder Beckons Unless We Act Swiftly on Climate

Without drastic change, the current world order will almost certainly collapse into catastrophic global disorder with dire consequences for all of us.

Alfred W. McCoy ·


Bipartisan American Empire and Catastrophic Climate Change

The environmental destruction in our future will be so profound that anything less than the emergence of a new form of global governance—one capable of protecting the planet and the human rights of all its inhabitants—will mean that wars over water, land, and people are likely to erupt across the planet amid climate chaos.

Alfred W. McCoy ·


A Few Early Thoughts On the American Coup of 2024

Lessons from the Manila Hotel and a warning about the very possible nightmare yet to come.

Alfred W. McCoy ·


China Biggest Winner in Afghanistan

A debacle marks the decline of Washington's world leadership.

Alfred W. McCoy ·


America's Drug Wars: Fifty Years of Reinforcing Racism

As of 2019, this country's prisons remained overcrowded with 430,900 people convicted of drug crimes, while drug offenders represented 46% of all those in federal penitentiaries.

Alfred W. McCoy ·


Afghan Withdrawal and the Loss of America's Ultimate Drug War

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

Alfred W. McCoy ·


After 20 Years of Bipartisan Failure, Washington's Imperial Illusions Persist

China and the U.S. struggle over Eurasia, the epicenter of world power.

Alfred W. McCoy ·

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