Issues / Health
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.
In a country with strict anti-abortion laws, pregnancy losses can mean decades behind bars.
Even women who live in countries where abortion is legal often face obstacles to obtaining safe abortions — thanks, in part, to the United States.
As with most Western countries, in Poland drug abuse has spread from criminals and the impoverished to all levels of society.
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.
Except that in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s world both sides of the sword are death dealing.
Cuba has a lot more to offer the United States than just rum and cigars.
The shameful consequences for public healthcare when structural adjustment rears its ugly head.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund structural adjustment policies undermined government funding for health infrastructure countries most afflicted by Ebola.