It is never a good sign when the political/media class all across the aisle begins loudly trying to out-hawk one another, says Caitlin Johnstone.
COVID-19: The City in a Time of Plague
History teaches us that epidemics are more like revelatory moments than social transformers, writes Pepe Escobar.
COVID-19: North Korea’s Missing Data
The country is saying that its tactics against the virus have kept it totally at bay, Barbara Crossette reports.
COVID-19: Virus Complicates African Unity
The conflict in Libya is perhaps the most dramatic example of the tests faced by Africans in the Security Council, Maurizio Guerrero reports.
COVID-19: Confucius is Winning the Coronavirus War
Compare hundreds of millions of Asians’ serene response to the coronavirus crisis with the West’s fear, panic and hysteria, writes Pepe Escobar.
COVID-19: Coronavirus and Civilization
Lockdowns reveal helplessness rather than power. While in a crisis some will take advantage of disaster, it makes no sense that dominant economic powers sought this crisis for some mysterious benefit to themselves, says Diana Johnstone.
JOHN PILGER: Freedom From Fear
T.J. Coles interviews the world-renowned journalist and filmmaker, John Pilger, about the coronavirus crisis in the context of propaganda, imperialism, and human rights.
COVID-19: ‘Some 70 Nations’ Now Back Call for Global Ceasefire
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said 70 nations now back his call for a global ceasefire to combat Covid-19, including nine countries in conflict.
COVID-19: China Banning Trade in Wildlife in Wake of Virus
The pandemic offers an opportunity to implement solutions that will ultimately benefit humans and the planet, says George Wittemyer.
LEE CAMP: An Idea We Take For Granted Has Made The Outbreak Much Worse
This pandemic has been made worse and continues to be made worse by toxic nationalism, ironic considering the virus truly doesn’t give a shit about our borders, says Lee Camp, CN’s newest columnist.