The outbreak of COVID-19 initially looked like a gift to autocrats around the world — until they botched it.
Nigeria has 200 million people, a burgeoning COVID-19 crisis, and poor health infrastructure. Congress needs to act.
The United States must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.
Ongoing conflicts — including U.S. “counterterrorism” operations — combined with escalating poverty and repression could amplify the pandemic’s social cost.
Too many Americans belong to the cult of selfish individualism. In the COVID era, this has become a death cult.
Like Trump in the U.S. and Bolsonaro in Brazil, the Philippine strongman’s utter failure to contain COVID-19 may kneecap his authoritarian ambitions.
A world led by a unified Europe would be a significantly better place than one mismanaged by a fragmented United States.
Trust is the fuel that makes global institutions run. And it looks as though we’ve passed Peak Trust.
Just 10 percent of the Pentagon budget could end homelessness, increase our COVID testing 44 times over, or send a $2,300 check to every unemployed American.
While Europe and Asia track down three-digit infection spikes at worst, the U.S. is dealing with over 40,000 a day.