Notes from the Editors, May 2020

  • - The Editors
Keywords: Health, Agriculture, Economic Crisis, Ecology, Political Economy, Inequality

Abstract

In its wider economic, ecological, epidemiological, and public health context, the current COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates the enormous dangers of the metabolic rift in human ecology and epidemiology brought on by capitalist social relations in the age of monopoly-finance capital, global agribusiness, and intricate, globe-spanning supply chains associated with the extreme exploitation and expropriation of both human beings and nature. Neoliberalism, representing the inner logic of capitalism, has left the world vulnerable to catastrophe wherever it has come into play.

Published
2020-05-01
Section
Notes from the Editors