“Capitalism is incapable of responding to a crisis of this kind”

The lockdown in South Africa has been extended till the end of April. However, the government’s execution of the lockdown, along with decades of under-investment in health, has left the country unprepared.

April 11, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, national spokesperson of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, talks about the economic impact of the lockdown in South Africa, the broken health system and the brutal evictions which continue despite a national moratorium.

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