Issues / Health
As conditions in the U.S. deteriorate, the world will continue to suffer the consequences of U.S. military force — but without the mitigating influences of U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy.
From his small island, the late Cuban leader faced down the Americans and made them blink.
PTSD is rampant in the Middle East. If untreated, it will continue to fuel conflict.
Let them eat isotopes.
Several countries afflicted by the Zika virus are asking women to delay getting pregnant. Yet local laws — and U.S. foreign aid rules — make it impossible for many to get a safe abortions.
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders.
After December's elections, Haiti could have yet another U.S.-backed president with a weak democratic mandate.
If you were looking for a place where democratic socialism appears to be working, you’d be hard pressed to find a better example than Denmark.
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
If someone had poisoned New York's water supply and killed 9,000 people, it would have been the most litigated public health disaster of all time. But when it happened in Haiti? Nothing.