Articles in International

The True Story of the Rwandan Genocide

In her new book “Do Not Disturb,” Michela Wrong explores why the west was so eager to believe lies about the Rwandan genocide.

Mexico: Land of Pandemics and Hope, Perhaps

After decades of neoliberal misrule, the country is fighting to recover from more than just COVID.

Aid for Profit: The Dark History of USAID

For decades, the suffering of poor countries has been a boon for U.S. corporations.

How NGOs Abandoned the Middle East’s Radicals

The smiley photo-ops and peppy press releases of NGOs in the Middle East obscure the fact that these organizations are often an obstacle to real freedom.

What Fast Food Tells Us About the World

When American fast food became an international phenomenon, it transcended its origins and became the first truly global cuisine. The implications are greater than most of us realize.

How the Left Can Oppose the Uyghur Genocide

China’s persecution of the Uyghur people is enabled by the U.S.-led “war on terror.” The left can’t remain silent.

(How) Should Class War Go Global? Building an Anti-Corporate Left Internationalism

In the last century or so, global solidarity has all but dried up. As each day holds new injustices, its revival is our best hope.

You Are Not Free to Move Out of the Country

An American passport isn’t worth what it used to be—but it’s also never opened as many doors as you might’ve thought.

It’s Time to Talk About Cuba. And Puerto Rico, Too.

A story of two islands, and what they tell us about neoliberalism.

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