Over 200 organisations from 67 countries call for the transformation of the WTO into a completely new framework for international trade that is fit for the 21st century – which means it puts people and the planet first.
The pandemic has uncovered unpalatable truths about global injustices and inequalities. We are challenged to see health as a universal common good, not a benefit that can be cultivated for a privileged few.
Aid organisations call on governments to give a single day’s military spending to fight hunger. Only 26 hours of global military spending is enough to cover the $5.5 billion needed to help most at risk.
The “inequality pandemic” calls for a new social contract, but it will not happen unless millions around the world mobilise to make it a reality, write Imani Countess and William Minter for The US−Africa Bridge Building Project.