Posts Tagged: covid-19
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.
The two countries have a golden opportunity to bridge their divide and fight a common enemy.
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.
Austerity and an anti-immigrant blockade left Italy with an older population and underfunded health care. Could the same happen here?
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.
In the Netherlands, the king gave a speech about the coronavirus that was all rhetoric. But it was just the kind of rhetoric that we need during this time of crisis.
The Great Recession could have killed globalization, but China emerged as the champion of a new global "connectivity." With the coronavirus, that phase is finished.
Trump’s message to governors on lifesaving medical equipment — “get it yourselves” — is grimly appropriate in a country without national health care.
The media has helped spread panic more often than useful information.