Some Asian countries have effectively contained the disease, while others have dramatically failed. What’s behind the differences?
Even low concentrations of pesticides can increase transmission and weaken efforts to control the second most common parasitic disease
A special edition of Ecosocialist Bookshelf: six books we recommend for understanding the deadliest global health crisis of our time
Neoliberalism has driven the the world system into a cul-de-sac. The Global South must lead in building a new international economic order
‘Previous studies projected that this would happen several decades from now, but this shows it’s happening right now’
Covid-19 exposes capitalism’s gross inability to meet human needs. We must demand immediate measures to help people survive and recover.
Oil companies face severe problems now, but in the long run the industry giants may be bigger and even more dangerous to life on Earth.
In the Global North it is a ‘novel threat.’ In the South, it extends the common experience of brutal assaults accompanied by waves of illness and death
New research shows that breathing near a site where trash is burned or buried may be dangerous to your health.
“A conscious and collective struggle to stop capitalism’s hell-bound train is our only hope for a better world.”
Instead of providing testing and basic care, the Duterte regime is attacking the poor. Cuba and Vietnam offer examples to emulate.
Study highlights combined effects of extreme heat and humidity, which are especially dangerous to human health
A socialist biologist explains the tight links between new viruses, industrial food production, and the profitability of multinational corporations.
Once again, authorities are scrambling to deal with a fast-spreading disease after the fact, while the systemic causes remain in place.
Rising ocean temperatures are amplifying the accumulation of neurotoxins in fish that are often eaten by humans
New books for reds and greens. Climate Change Guide; After Geoengineering; Environment & Health; Canada’s Climate Failure; Whose Water is it? Air Travel.
Activists make the case that this widely used pesticide is wreaking havoc on the earth, killing not just weeds but multiple species, including our own
More books for reds and greens. Vanishing Fish … Between Earth and Empire … Making Rojava Green … One Planet, One Health … Why Carbon Trading Fails
Warming the climate and polluting the sea is leading to explosive outbreaks of new infectious diseases
The promise of a world without disease has been replaced by warnings of evermore virulent pathogens, created by the drugs that were supposed to save us.