2020 was a year of tremendous suffering, but in adversity, people across the globe rose up to fight for the most vulnerable and to demand change
María Lourdes Urbaneja Durant tells Vijay Prashad that despite sabotage by the US, Venezuela has been able to curb the spread of COVID-19 through “participation of the people”
New Frame traces the coronavirus through the cycle of life in a series of intimate portraits from Gauteng. This is what new mothers are experiencing in the time of Covid-19.
Peru is reporting more than 7,000 new cases everyday and has the highest per capita death toll in the Latin American and Caribbean region
The increasing corporatisation of the health sector has meant that private interests not only play a huge role in determining policy, but also control licensing. This is a threat for countries like India.
Vijay Prashad talks about China’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, especially in the light of the accusations that are being leveled against the country
As information about coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organize an immense campaign against its spread.
While Haiti’s widely despised, US-backed government officially promotes social distancing to suppress Covid-19, the stark reality is that most of the population is likely heading toward herd immunity, where many must get infected in the street rather than die by hunger at home.
David Sanders, who passed away on August 30, was passionate about participatory socialist democracy as a way to improve health and reduce inequality.
Over 2,000 nurses, medical technicians, pharmacists surgical aides and support staff at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo took part in the strike that began on May 6
Now, there is all the more reason for the government to place peoples’ health above the trade interests and impose price control on all the medical devices notified as drugs under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act immediately.
Carlos Ron, Venezuelan Vice-Minister for North America also explains how country’s socialist policies helped the Venezuelan people to overcome the brutal impact of the US led economic warfare.