Vijay Prashad explores the differences between the pandemic responses of a few countries with socialist governments and others in the capitalist order.
COVID-19: If You Do Not Feel for Humanity, You Have Forgotten to Be Human
In consultation with a range of scientists and engineers, Vijay Prashad offers a guide to the virus and some possible antidotes.
LEE CAMP: Pandemic is Not Just a Crisis, It’s Also a Gift
Like cancer, capitalism grows until it murders the host body. During this pandemic shutdown, it’s not getting the growth it needs and parts of it are becoming benign.
COVID-19: Neither Trump nor Cuomo: Healthcare Workers on How to Fight the Pandemic
We need a single, free and public healthcare system in which decision making is done by those most qualified to do so, its employees, says Dr. Mike Pappas. That goes beyond Medicare for All.
COVID-19: War on the Working Class
Money moguls and their servants are willing to add workers to the growing list of victims of a killer virus for the sake of their stock portfolios, writes Greg Godels.
COVID-19: The Craziest Things About America Highlighted by this Virus
The corporate cronyism of America’s political system has been highlighted with a massive kleptocratic bailout, writes Caitlin Johnstone in this summary of U.S. haywire responses to the crisis.
COVID-19: Our Leaders Are Terrified. Not of the Virus — of Us
Governments will try to conceal for a little longer the fact that capitalism is entirely incapable of solving the very crises it has created, writes Jonathan Cook.
Capitalism’s Suicidal Trajectory
Those who live in the West only hear one side of the story – the one about vanquishing communism, writes Jonathan Cook.
Mass Shootings in the White Noise of Anywhere USA
Phil Rockstroh muses on how the impulse to possess an unlimited number of firearms fits into the late-imperium scheme of things.
Three Lessons From ‘Failed’ Mueller Inquiry
Jonathan Cook analyzes what progressives can glean from a major squabble between different wings of the same neoliberal establishment.