8 June 2017 — Climate & Capitalism
Capitalism and pathogens
The corporate business model helps pathogens and pests to spread across the world. The only way to stop the next deadly pandemic is to end capitalist agribusiness as we know it.
Bob Wallace is the author of Big Farms Make Big Flu: Dispatches on Infectious Disease, Agribusiness, and the Nature of Science (Monthly Review Press, 2016). This article is reposted, with permission, from his blog, Farming Pathogens.
by Rob Wallace