A bioethicist argues that the problem of health disparities existed long before COVID-19 struck with a vengeance in marginalized communities.
July 8, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus health-disparities hospitals new-york-city icu bioethics brooklyn
Street vendors make cities livelier, safer and fairer – here's why they belong on the post-COVID-19 urban scene
After trying to remove street vendors from its cities for years, China is supporting them to help jump-start its economy. An urban scholar explains why other cities should do the same.
July 8, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: cities covid-19 china immigrants informal-economy jobs new-york-city urban-policy farmers-markets postpandemic-future markets
Climate change, globalization and concerns about rat poison soon could drive rat infestations to levels not seen in centuries. One way to curb them is getting humans to stop wasting food.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: pesticides litter animal-welfare rats pest-control food-waste rodents new-york-city garbage integrated-pest-management
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