Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte is using the pandemic to crush his opposition — and the U.S. is poised to arm him to the teeth.
In the very near future, countries are going to have to choose whether they make guns or vaccines.
The world’s prevailing socio-political models aren’t going to survive this pandemic. What’s going to replace them?
An (imagined) conversation on the trade-offs between lives and dollars.
The Trump administration’s focus on reopening the economy puts not only U.S. workers at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 but Mexican workers as well.
Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he’s giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
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.
Beyond performing essential labor, we are humans — and, in a pandemic, that should be enough to deserve help.
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.