Issues / Health
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but -- as worldwide demonstrations show -- each is global.
In politically turbulent Thailand, a public health system with popular support -- not decrees from above -- made all the difference.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
In the very near future, countries are going to have to choose whether they make guns or vaccines.
The world's prevailing socio-political models aren't going to survive this pandemic. What's going to replace them?
An (imagined) conversation on the trade-offs between lives and dollars.
Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he's giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
The story line from Reagan to Trump is the same: undermining global public health to serve narrow interests. Only now, we’re in a pandemic.