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Who's Rising and Falling on Planet Earth?

Biden’s anti-China ambitions.

Dilip Hiro ·

Tax the Rich. Here's How

These 7 ways of taxing the rich would generate more than $6 trillion over 10 years.

Robert Reich ·

As Biden Ramps Up Detention Capacity, Group Warns Contaminated Military Bases 'Are No Place' for Kids

"Immigrant children under the care of the federal government should not be in cages, let alone toxic sites in military bases," an Earthjustice attorney said.

Kenny Stancil ·

'It's Not a Border Crisis,' Says Ocasio-Cortez. 'It's an Imperialism Crisis... a Climate Crisis... a Trade Crisis.'

The New York Democrat also explained how the U.S. carceral system and foreign policy relate to the nation's immigration system.

Jessica Corbett ·

What the 2021 Suez Canal Blockage Reveals About the History and Politics of Global Shipping

In the longer term, much as it did in the mid-20th century, the recent obstruction of the Suez Canal, combined with the effects of the pandemic, may precipitate a reckoning in how maritime transport operates.

Laleh Khalili ·

Making the Covid Vaccine Less Accessible to Poorer Countries Is Dangerous for Everyone

COVID-19 and its variants reduce poor nations to producers of pathogens that will continue to disrupt economic and social life in wealthy nations. 

John Buell ·

US Farmers and Food Justice Groups Declare 'Solidarity' With Indian Farmer Protests

"We stand with India's farmers! Now let's connect the dots between the forces of neoliberalism that stifle farmers, from India to the U.S."

Brett Wilkins ·

'A Profoundly Troubling Pick': Progressives Slam Biden Choice of Gov. Raimondo for Commerce Chief

"Raimondo has a history of supporting cuts to public assistance programs, selling public pensions to Wall Street, undermining labor unions, and grossly mishandling Rhode Island's Covid-19 response."

Andrea Germanos ·

Why Progressives Should Care About Biden's Pick for Commerce Secretary

The nation deserves a leader at the department who will fight for the urgent needs of people, not the desires of corporations.

Zena Wolf ·

Biden's Top Trade Official Should Work to Protect Governments From the Rising Number of Corporate Lawsuits

In 2020, foreign investors filed at least 51 known cases demanding huge sums from governments struggling to fight a historic pandemic.

Manuel Pérez Rocha ·

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