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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.
How will the coronavirus transform the relationship between state and market? A look at oil, food, and finance.
COVID-19 is so dangerous to food security because the global supply chain was insecure to begin with. Could we remake it?
Far-right governments are rolling back environmental regulations, while international climate talks stall amid the crisis. But climate activists see opportunity.
Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
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.
In an age of pandemics and climate crisis, countries’ health, environmental, and development policies are globally important.
For the far right, the pandemic is a chance to enact border controls and erode the rule of law. It could also expose their utter incompetence.