Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.
The rules of the global economy have created climate change, inequality, and deep vulnerability. But rules can change.
We need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier — from Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis.
Around the world, LGBTQ people are more vulnerable to the pandemic — especially where their status intersects with poverty.
The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but -- as worldwide demonstrations show -- each is global.
Without professional enablers, corruption, money laundering, and the financing of human rights abuses would be much more difficult.
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.
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.
COVID-19 is so dangerous to food security because the global supply chain was insecure to begin with. Could we remake it?