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What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak: A Civil Liberties Perspective

Our authorities need to respond with cool heads, based on science, and without intruding any more than strictly necessary on people’s civil liberties.

Jay Stanley ·

Global Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Epidemic May Not Work, Experts Warn

"We need to plan for the possibility containment of this epidemic isn't possible."

Eoin Higgins ·

Climate-Crisis Fueled Locust Swarms Pose 'Unprecedented Threat to Food Security and Livelihoods' in East Africa

The region's worst outbreak in decades has brought hundreds of millions of crop-devouring bugs to Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya.

Jessica Corbett ·

What Barry Commoner's Four Principles of Ecology Has to Do With China's Coronavirus

"The present system of production is self-destructive; the present course of human civilization is suicidal."

Pete Salmansohn ·

35 Million Under Lockdown in China as Coronavirus Spreads, Illness Confirmed in Chicago

There have been two confirmed cases of the disease in the U.S. so far, and a number of further samples are being tested.

Eoin Higgins ·

Amid Years of Funding Cuts to Public Health, First US Case of China's Coronavirus Detected

Public health advocates say state, local, and federal agencies are underprepared to cope with the spread of a new infectious disease.

Julia Conley ·

Trump: Making America Dread Again

“Let the buyer beware.”

Ralph Nader ·

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