Mindful of what Deaths of Despair explains, writes Barry Healy, when US President Donald Trump said his healthcare plan was “cheaper drugs”, it was clear he was promising his base cheaper opioid addiction.
The pain that comes from not being able to see a relative in their last weeks or days is hard to describe and border closures based on politics makes it harder, writes Pip Hinman.
Ahead of the United States election, President Donald Trump’s administration has effectively given up on controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Barry Sheppard.
This month marked two and a half years since the assassination of Brazilian socialist councillor Marielle Franco. Green Left spoke to Andre Mozor about the campaign demanding justice for Marielle and Brazil’s worsening political and health crisis.
The racism and lack of democracy that underpins the institutions of the United States has been exposed thanks to the Black Lives Matter movement and President Donald Trump's rush to confirm a new Supreme Court, writes Barry Sheppard.
Indonesia's new omnibus law facilitates further capital expansion in the manufacturing and natural resources sectors while weakening the position of indigenous communities, farmers and fishers, writes Wagimanto.
Six months after the first COVID-19 case was officially confirmed in Indonesia, it is clear that the government has failed to control the pandemic, write Rebecca Meckelburg and Charan Bal.
The England and Wales Court of Appeal has overturned a court decision that denied the Venezuelan government access to its gold stored in the Bank of London, write Vijay Prashad and Carmen Navas Reyes.
The Global Ecosocialist Network, in conjunction with System Change Not Climate Change will be hosting a conversation with authors Mike Davis and Rob Wallace.
The nurses union has welcomed the recommendations of the royal commission into aged care but criticised its failure to mandate greater funding transparency for the largely private sector, reports Jim McIlroy.