How COVID-19 Has Highlighted Healthcare Disparities in the U.S.

If you think that the American healthcare system is an equal-opportunity market, you either aren’t paying attention or you have deliberately chosen to ignore a reality faced by millions of people. The sad truth is that in the U.S., healthcare…

Don’t Forget the Meat: Ongoing Hazards for Immigrant Meat-Packing Workers

This article has previously been published here. Nearly fourteen months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country, infecting 33 million and leaving over 550,000 dead. Communities of color have largely shouldered the burden as workers from these communities were…

Having the State as Doctor and Jailer

para español ver abajo In Colombia and many other countries, despite the knowledge gained about Covid-19 as the pandemic progressed, governments have continued to use public policies to restrict our freedoms. With the knowledge we have about the virus today,…

On Brussels: Fighting Fires

Find Luke‘s other articles On Brussels here. The pandemic does now appear to be easing across the EU. Across most of the twenty-seven, infection and death rates are dropping. But amidst a current surge in Turkey, the EU is reminded of just…

How the Pandemic Brought a Surge in Multigenerational Living in the United States

It used to be that the path to the American Dream was pretty straightforward and clear. You grow up, get an education, and find a job. Then you leave your parents’ home and move into one of your own. There,…

India’s Crackdown on Freedom of Information during the Pandemic:

Since the start of the pandemic, many countries have been accused of falsifying statistics and silencing whistleblowers; however, unsurprisingly, most of those countries were already infamous for curbing free speech even before the pandemic.  So, how did the pandemic worsen…

On Brussels: Why Ursula von der Leyen Has to Go

Find Luke‘s other articles On Brussels here. On 1 December 2019, Ursula von der Leyen became the thirteenth President of the European Commission and the first woman to hold the role. Since then, things have only gone downhill. The time has come…