A long reported piece in Nature examines why the poorest people are the most vulnerable to disease, and how our inadequate systems of regulation and support make matters worse. A Covid story with implications that extend far into the future.
As nuclear, oil, and chemical plants in the Great Lakes region were closing, plans were needed for a just transition for 100,000 workers. Les Leopold talked about the workers, what they were losing, and how important it was for all parties to support a just transition to a new way of life. You can read the speech by clicking here.