Brazil has joined the U.S. atop the list of worst-impacted countries. Both have far-right leaders — and a legacy of institutional racism.
Around the world, LGBTQ people are more vulnerable to the pandemic — especially where their status intersects with poverty.
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.