While political leaders scapegoat, overreach, and underperform, progressive organizers are developing an internationalist response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The two countries have a golden opportunity to bridge their divide and fight a common enemy.
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
In an age of pandemics and climate crisis, countries’ health, environmental, and development policies are globally important.
Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat.