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Pakistan is the latest country to reject the system that allows private investors to sue governments in international tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
Instead of resetting U.S. relations with Iran, Biden has mostly continued the course of aggression set by the Trump Administration.
Could space become the ‘final frontier’ in the struggle for a more equal world?
As the federal eviction moratorium expiration date looms, housing organizers in one of America’s most unequal states offer a new, equitable path forward.
The right wing has attacked Gwen Berry for her Olympic trial protest. A North Korean defector has joined that chorus.
In the face of extractive industries’ enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
U.S. billionaires have reaped $1.8 trillion in wealth gains since March 2020.
A new Supreme Court decision enables billionaires to anonymously weaponize their philanthropy.
A perverse loophole allows owners of profitable teams — and their heirs — to lower their tax bills by claiming huge paper losses.