The storm ravaged India and Bangladesh all the worse because of social and economic inequality. The same, or worse, could happen here.
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
The American war machine has always been integral to American racism. It's time to tear it down along with those Confederate statues.
The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but -- as worldwide demonstrations show -- each is global.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is rapidly losing public support, while Donald Trump remains entirely capable of triumphing in November despite his relative unpopularity.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
Future combat, even if broadly directed from Washington, may be only vaguely “American.”
Without professional enablers, corruption, money laundering, and the financing of human rights abuses would be much more difficult.
Countries are using the coronavirus crisis to lift environmental regulations, even as COVID-19 leaves populations more vulnerable to health impacts from fires.
Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte is using the pandemic to crush his opposition — and the U.S. is poised to arm him to the teeth.