In Brief Filters and Cards
How Will Aviation Giants Emerge From the Pandemic?
The coronavirus has cut into few industries more deeply than aviation and aerospace, putting some strategically important companies in dire financial straits.
Comparing Coronavirus Lockdowns: The Federal-Local Divide
The United States is one of the few leading economies to delegate responsibility for coronavirus restrictions to state and local governments.
A Double Pandemic: Domestic Violence in the Age of COVID-19
Governments worldwide have imposed lockdowns to contain the coronavirus, but those same restrictions have increased the risks associated with domestic violence, especially for women, children, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
Will the Pandemic Weaken Russia’s ‘Deep State’—or Make It Stronger Still?
As Putin tries to manage Russia’s coronavirus outbreak, the national security bureaucracy faces challenges and opportunities of its own.
Trash Trade Wars: Southeast Asia’s Problem With the World’s Waste
China’s decision to ban most trash imports has left waste-exporting countries in the lurch and Southeast Asian landfills overflowing.
Why Countries Are Giving People Cash Amid the Pandemic
The United States is not alone in giving millions of people stimulus checks. Dozens of countries are also using cash transfer programs to help people cope with the pandemic’s economic toll.
Coronavirus and Farmworkers: Is the Food Supply at Risk?
Foreign farmworkers, many of them undocumented, face unique risks due to the coronavirus pandemic. Their struggles reveal vulnerabilities in the U.S. food system.
India: Fighting Coronavirus in an Informal Economy
India has so far prevented a major outbreak of the coronavirus, but the trade-off in doing so has meant hardship for those in the vast informal economy.