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Bill Gates and a corps of Western donors are on a mission to rid Nigeria of the crippling virus, but the last cases have been hard to stamp out.
Of all the panicked and irrational reactions to Ebola, the outrageous treatment of volunteers like Kaci Hickox and Ryan Boyko is the most dangerous.
Escalation is now a structural fact embedded in the war in the Middle East and the Ebola crisis here at home.
For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
How the WHO’s blindness and Western biases let the Ebola epidemic run wild.
A swift international response could have contained the outbreak.
While the Obama administration used cancer metaphors to sell a war, it ignored the spread of a real disease.
Decades of corruption have left Liberians suspicious of their government.
Slavery was the flywheel on which America’s market revolution turned—not just in the United States, but in all of the Americas.
The growing humanitarian catastrophe is not just an accidental outcome of the conflict—the Assad regime has been deliberately targeting healthcare infrastructure and personnel.
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