What Canadian and US immigration regimes could not do to asylum seekers through the law, they have done through restrictions imposed because of COVID-19.
Without massive resistance movements, the marginalized will pay for this crisis by losing their livelihoods, homes, education, healthcare, and even their lives.
The Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women has proposed a Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for COVID-19 that is geared toward women’s liberation. Can it be a model outside the archipelago?
The New Deal spirit of Bretton Woods can be an inspiration to reclaim the international financial institutions for a post-COVID-19 reconstruction that achieves a sustainable global economy with freedom and justice for working people.
A months-long quarantine, an unemployment rate of nearly 20% and rising, and the string of horrific police violence against Black Americans has climaxed in unimaginable frustration.
Demolishing homes of poor residents in Accra while under lockdown, tells us all we need to know about the Ghanaian state’s treatment of working class people.
In rural areas of our Latin America, peasants, indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants with control over their livelihoods have decided to close their territories due to COVID-19.
Criticism of the WHO and the US government’s funding halt are evidence of the Trump administration’s misjudgment of the current crisis and of ignorance of the organization’s mandate.
As COVID-19 brings to light the class, gender, and racial relations that structure our societies, it should also compel us to criticize and denounce what passed as normality before the pandemic.
COVID-19 is now pushing hundreds of thousands of the city’s residents further into housing insecurity, and in search for answers to systemic housing problems that were already lurking just below the surface.