Undoubtedly, the world needs to reform existing food systems to better serve humanity and sustainable development. But the UN World Food Systems Summit…
Despite facing the world’s worst pandemic of the last century, rich countries in the World Trade Organization have blocked efforts to enable more affor…
No one is protected from the global pandemic until everyone is’. But vaccine apartheid, by rich country policies has made it a developing country pande…
As rich countries have delayed contagion containment, including mass vaccination, in developing countries, much weaker fiscal efforts in the South have…
All too many believe lowering taxes is needed to grow by attracting foreign direct investment. Although contradicted by all evidence, this lie has long…
COVID-19 has become a “developing country pandemic”, retreating from the North’s mass vaccination. With developing countries heavily handicapped, the I…
The powerful G7 states, home to most major transnational corporations, agreed to a global minimum corporate income tax rate. But the deal will deprive …
With the pandemic setting back past modest and uneven progress, huge disparities in containing COVID-19 and government financing are widening the North…
Facing a global health emergency and economic crisis, relief measures in developing countries have been limited by modest resources, financial markets …
Failure to accelerate comprehensive efforts to contain COVID-19 contagion has worsened the catastrophe. Grossly inadequate financing of relief, recover…
Millions are expected to die due to delayed and unaffordable access to COVID-19 tests, treatment, personal protective equipment and vaccines. Urgent co…
The US now supports suspending intellectual property rights to increase vaccine supplies. But without vaccine developers sharing technical knowledge, i…