Issues / Health
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.
In the Netherlands, the king gave a speech about the coronavirus that was all rhetoric. But it was just the kind of rhetoric that we need during this time of crisis.
Trump’s message to governors on lifesaving medical equipment — “get it yourselves” — is grimly appropriate in a country without national health care.
The media has helped spread panic more often than useful information.
U.S. sanctions have gutted Iran's economy and health system. In a pandemic, that's a global public health threat.
The Spanish flu helped herald the collapse of the first wave of modern globalization. A century later, could the coronavirus do the same?
Whether it’s Russian hackers, deadly viruses, or unscrupulous investors, the Trump administration has made it much easier for some foreign agents to destabilize the United States.
Here's what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars. Here’s how.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.