Paul Krugman explains the economic woes that contributed to the election of a far right president in Brazil.
Although Yemen looks like it’s heading towards a famine, the lack of reliable information means that by the time a famine is declared, most hunger-related deaths may have already occurred.
Sarah Bermeo writes about the importance of nuanced, policy-relevant development research.
Jeremy Youde writes about the Ebola outbreak in the Congo, and Donald Trump’s role in undermining attempts to tackle it.
Health standards in PNG — Australia’s closest neighbour — are slipping dramatically, and both countries should be worried, writes Matt Wade for the Sydney Morning Herald. In a similar vein, Jo Chandler writes for the New York Times on the polio outbreak and PNG’s health crisis.