Category: Social Policy

Karen J. Greenberg: Fighting the Last War

Will the War on Terror Be the Template for the Ebola Crisis?

Lawrence Wittner: The United States Is Number 1 — But in What?

In a great many other areas, the United States is not No. 1 at all

Leigh Phillips: The Political Economy of Ebola

Ebola is a problem that is not being solved because there is almost no money to be made in solving it. It’s an unprofitable disease

Sonali Kolhatkar: Hysteria Over Ebola Fuels Racism, While the Real Disease Is Capitalism

Moneyed interests are trumping our public health

Fidel Castro: Ebola and the Hour of Duty

We, the Latin American and Caribbean peoples, will also be sending a message of support and struggle to all other peoples in the world. The time of duty has come

Bill Fletcher: Ebola, Race and Neo-liberalism

In each case, countries that have been the victims of colonial-originated underdevelopment have lacked the necessary resources in order to address systemic poverty and dire healthcare needs

Josephus Weeks: Ebola didn’t have to kill Thomas Eric Duncan, nephew says

In time, we may learn why my uncle’s initial visit to the hospital was met with such incompetence and insensitivity

Rob Prince: Ebola: A Symptom of Economic Inequality

While the Ebola virus is spreading globally, its impact will mostly felt in the world’s poorer regions

Paul Farmer: Diary

Weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola’s rapid spread

George Monbiot: Falling Apart

Competition and individualism are forcing us into a devastating Age of Loneliness

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