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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.
How will the coronavirus transform the relationship between state and market? A look at oil, food, and finance.
Organizing, connection, and solidarity are a way out of isolation — especially when we know there's no going back to "normal."
COVID-19 is so dangerous to food security because the global supply chain was insecure to begin with. Could we remake it?
Donald Trump could end up in court over his mishandling of the coronavirus.
What a plague 2,500 years ago can tell us about our current political moment.
The World Bank is still pretending that deregulating markets and corporations, rather than supporting ordinary people, is the way out of this crisis.
Far-right governments are rolling back environmental regulations, while international climate talks stall amid the crisis. But climate activists see opportunity.
When history finally conducts an autopsy into this horrendous pandemic, the national security state that failed to protect us cannot emerge unscathed.