Issues / Human Rights
Right-wing “intellectuals” uncomfortable with the Black Lives Matter movement have latched onto a dubious historical analogy.
The storm ravaged India and Bangladesh all the worse because of social and economic inequality. The same, or worse, could happen here.
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.
America’s racism is destroying its advanced status in real time — and with it, the most redeeming parts of liberal internationalism.
The G7 kicked Russia out over its invasion of Crimea. Does the U.S. assault on international laws, treaties, and democracy itself warrant the same treatment?
Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte is using the pandemic to crush his opposition — and the U.S. is poised to arm him to the teeth.
An (imagined) conversation on the trade-offs between lives and dollars.
Being better prepared could save millions of lives and trillions of dollars.
Beyond performing essential labor, we are humans — and, in a pandemic, that should be enough to deserve help.