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Striking For the Climate

Students at hundreds of US schools walked out of class last Friday, joining thousands around the world to demand action against climate change. Despite the Trump administration’s destructive policies, at least one public institution seems to be getting it right: New York City public schools.

A Radical Choice

San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz gained international attention by challenging Donald Trump’s callous response to Hurricane María. Now she’s co-chairing Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign.

Blackening Our Sky

Air pollution in cities like Sofia leads to thousands of deaths every year. While media blame the crisis on consumer habits, the real problem is decades of real estate speculation and unplanned capitalist development.

Algeria After Bouteflika

Million-strong protests in Algeria have forced President Bouteflika to call off plans to stand for a fifth term. Yet powerful elites are working to maintain their grip on the transition.

Lenín Moreno’s Betrayal

Ecuador's Lenín Moreno has allied with former political opponents to implement a conservative economic agenda, threatening to undo the country’s strides in tackling poverty and inequality under Rafael Correa.

A Regime Divided

Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of Algeria to protest authoritarian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Yet the demand for change also reflects cracks within the ruling regime.