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.
The world’s prevailing socio-political models aren’t going to survive this pandemic. What’s going to replace them?
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.
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.