For years, officials ignored calls to upgrade the facility. One O Globo columnist calls the tragedy "a sort of national suicide."
The last decade has been a triumph for Keynesian economics, argues The Week’s Ryan Cooper.
U.S. politics in the era of imperial decline will be nasty, stupid, petty and racist—just as we are already experiencing.
Russia has become the villain in virtually every bad thing that happens, and U.S. dissidents are being treated as "fellow travelers."
The Labour Party leader teaches that we should embrace the radical change needed to inspire people to take action and shift the realm of the possible.
The U.K. Labour Party leader and his achievement in the recent general election dismantled the establishment trope that the left is unelectable.
Political economist Michael Hudson explains how economic terms such as “capital gains” are deployed to mislead the public about who is benefiting from economic policy and where the wealth is going.