Posts Tagged: pandemic
The coronavirus has exposed the failures of the global economic system. Here's a post-pandemic alternative.
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.
The U.S. may be at the center of both pandemics, but -- as worldwide demonstrations show -- each is global.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
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?
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.