Reading Time: 4 minutes The poor suffer disproportionately in the COVID-19 pandemic. In Nigeria, a country beset by poverty, the tragedies of the coronavirus are compounded by a fragile infrastructure, food shortages, and corruption.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Some Christian nationalists are contesting the coronavirus lockdown to further their own Bible-based, authoritarian agenda.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Russia’s overburdened medical system, whistleblowing may be more deadly than the coronavirus.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What the coronavirus teaches us about the universal consequences of inequality.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Scientists say the coronavirus could survive for days on voting machines, so election officials are seeking strategies to protect both public health and the right to vote.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Crowded detention centers not only jeopardize the lives of detainees, they threaten all of us.
Reading Time: 14 minutes To mark World Press Freedom Day, we look at how COVID-19 has impacted the free press around the world. It’s not a pretty picture.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As the coronavirus threatens workers’ lives and livelihoods, unions are proving their worth.
Reading Time: 10 minutes An American businessman who manufactures face masks in China says the White House rhetoric makes it more difficult for the US to obtain life-saving products.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hong Kong, a city about the same size as New York, has successfully contained the coronavirus without the need for lockdowns. One important reason for Hong Kong’s success offers valuable lessons for citizens battling the virus elsewhere.