Even before the crisis of the pandemic, food delivery companies have seen their profits skyrocket while their so-called “self-employed” workers suffer rights violations and were banned from unionizing.
The COVID-19 pandemic demands that all nations cooperate to vaccinate the entire global population—a goal that can’t be achieved using the usual rules of which countries win and which ones lose.
In Unwanted People, historian Aviva Chomsky’s essays explore the roots of this violent history.
Thanks to the IMF, the pockets of the forgotten from Argentina to Mexico will suffer so that finance is left intact.
While oil companies would reap benefits from the deal, workers at home and abroad would suffer.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador has inherited a country fractured and impoverished. The space for manoeuver is limited.