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.
Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat.
U.S. sanctions have gutted Iran’s economy and health system. In a pandemic, that’s a global public health threat.
Under its pro-Trump secretary general, a politicized OAS has botched electoral missions across the hemisphere — and even precipitated a coup.