Being better prepared could save millions of lives and trillions of dollars.
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.
Deadly, disruptive, and economically devastating as COVID-19 has proved to be, in retrospect it may turn out to have had at least this one silver lining.
Far-right governments are rolling back environmental regulations, while international climate talks stall amid the crisis. But climate activists see opportunity.
We will always play catch-up with these wily viruses if we continue our all-out war on the environment.
The late Martin Khor united activists, officials, and thought leaders against trade and climate policies that plundered the Global South. Here’s how his comrades remember him.
While political leaders scapegoat, overreach, and underperform, progressive organizers are developing an internationalist response to the coronavirus pandemic.
International cooperation needs to take priority right now, and countries must stop their wars against one another and against their own populations.
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
In an age of pandemics and climate crisis, countries’ health, environmental, and development policies are globally important.