Posts Tagged: covid-19
For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch.
While Europe and Asia track down three-digit infection spikes at worst, the U.S. is dealing with over 40,000 a day.
Brazil has joined the U.S. atop the list of worst-impacted countries. Both have far-right leaders -- and a legacy of institutional racism.
Around the world, LGBTQ people are more vulnerable to the pandemic — especially where their status intersects with poverty.
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — not just of disease, but of violence, exploitation, and corporate capture.
The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but -- as worldwide demonstrations show -- each is global.
In politically turbulent Thailand, a public health system with popular support -- not decrees from above -- made all the difference.
America’s racism is destroying its advanced status in real time — and with it, the most redeeming parts of liberal internationalism.
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.