As inequality between countries has fallen, inequality within countries is rising -- with worrying consequences.
Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.
How can the new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank?
Obama's major summit with the continent's leaders will only succeed if the White House eschews autocrats in favor of a new generation of democratic champions.
If Britain makes good on its threats to leave the European Union, the impact will be felt far beyond Europe.
Nigeria now boasts the largest economy in Africa. So why are homegrown terrorists thriving?
Income inequality matters less than wealth inequality, so why is everyone still talking about taxing your salary?
Austerity is crippling the eurozone's recovery. But a straightjacket treaty and a latent banking crisis mean it's not going anywhere soon.
Surprise -- there are limits to how well politics and economics can predict World Cup matches.
There's something fishy about the U.S. Navy wanting to create a new fund to pay for nuclear submarines -- so it can also pay for other ships.
Smarting from a record fine on its largest bank, France wants the dollar dislodged as the global default currency.
Neymar’s injury shows what happens when soccer enters a bad equilibrium.
Georgians worry that their passion for Europe isn't being reciprocated. And Russia is ready to step in.
Sorry to be a downer, but the American economy’s best days are behind it. (And China’s are too.)
Why innovation-driven Chile might be just the team to beat old-school Brazil.
Farmers are killing themselves over debt in Punjab state -- and leaving wives, daughters, and other women behind.
Afghan banks dodged an international black mark Friday when a watchdog organization gave the government another shot at cleaning up its corrupt banking system.
When the United States meets Germany, will either side try to win?
Why iffy third-round games in the World Cup’s group stage should trade at a discount.
Globalization has benefited its economy and its soccer, but at what cost?
A fuel crisis prompts worries that the old regime is exploiting instability to bring itself back to power.
After years of bloodshed, Colombia's government is teaming up with its former rebel enemies to beat the drug problem.
West African countries have the players to win the World Cup, but they can’t develop them -- just like their economies.
There's more to the World Cup than a bunch of soccer games and funky hairstyles.
Why Hillary Clinton's greatest foreign policy "success" isn't the win her new book claims.
Why poor countries have too many entrepreneurs and not enough factory workers.