In the new diplomatic landscape, which can as yet only be dimly seen, old verities going back to 1945 will be rediscovered, writes Tony Kevin.
COVID-19: Rethinking Our National Approach
William J. Astore takes this coronaviral moment as an opportunity to imagine a more democratic, less bellicose America.
COVID-19: How Germany is Managing its Outbreak & Reacting with Disdain to Trump’s Policies
A “short time” system, which proved highly successful during the Great Recession of 2008-2012, is being used to prevent a wave of unemployment, Klaus W. Larres reports.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Doctors Warning on Assange in a Covid-19 Breeding Ground
In a prison cited for failing to curb infections, Doctors4Assange warn that Julian Assange is at high risk of contracting the deadly coronavirus.
COVID-19: Greatest Test for the World Since 1945, says UN Chief
UN SG Antonio Guterres said the coronavirus pandemic is the “greatest test that we have faced together since the formation of the United Nations,” as he called on rich nations to help prevent a devastating outbreak in the global South.
THE ANGRY ARAB: An Apologetic Account of MbS
In his new book about the Saudi crown prince, Ben Hubbard does not deviate one bit from the conventional wisdom of Western reporters, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
COVID-19: Italy Becomes 53rd Nation to Call for Global Ceasefire During Pandemic
Italy on Monday became the 53rd nation to join a call by the UN secretary general for a ceasefire in all the world’s wars as the globe fights the Covid-19 pandemic.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: US Defiles ‘Common Humanity’ During Pandemic
Washington’s priorities are maintaining divisions, suspicions, animosities and enmities as if there were no global humanitarian crisis.
COVID-19: Contending with a Dual Pathology in Britain
A process of marketization has infested U.K. public services, much like the virus we are tackling today, write Dr. Sarah Gangoli and Dr. Bob Gill.
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.