Coronavirus
Growing xenophobia against China in the midst of corona-shock

Violent attacks against Asians in the United States has spiked as a consequence of the stigma driven by the Trump administration

With a virtual candle light march, Chileans honor victims of the military dictatorship

On the Day of the Young Combatant, Chileans commemorated the victims of the US-backed military dictatorship with a virtual candle light mobilization on social media

South Africa’s currency plunges after Moody’s downgrades credit rating to “junk”

The plunging of the currency to a historic low is likely to affect the country’s ability to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak. South Africa has recorded the maximum number of cases in the continent

Pandemic exposes cracks in world order

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the failure of the G20 leadership to arrive at any concrete plan to address the COVID-19 crisis.

How did China handle the COVID-19 outbreak?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at how China handled the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures that worked.

We must make sure hunger does not emerge as a bigger killer

We talk to Vijoo Krishnan on the issues being faced by Indian farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps the government needs to take.

COVID-19: know it so that we can fight it

A successful fight against the COVID-19 pandemic needs to be fought by understanding the disease and uniting the people. This is the lesson that the divisive Modi government in India refuses to learn

Plea to lift sanctions amid COVID-19 outbreak taken to the UN

Human rights reports indicate that sanctions are impeding the access to essential medicines and medical equipment in the sanctions-hit countries

India Israel ties We need hospitals, not Israeli guns

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian government signed a 880 crore rupee (USD 116 million) deal with Israel for 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns. This is even as doctors in many parts of India are struggling without adequate personal protective equipment

US relief package is a giveaway to big business

Chris Caruso, education director The People’s Forum in New York, talks about the skewed priorities of the ruling class in the US as shown by the provisions of the financial package passed in the Senate

Brazilians reject Bolsonaro’s response to COVID-19

In response to Bolsonaro’s callousness towards dealing with the crisis, fresh cacerolazos took place in many cities. Talks of his impeachment have also begun to gain strength.

In times of pandemic, movements and organizations defend the right to a dignified life

People’s organizations, movements, political parties and international platforms have come together to strengthen the struggle against imperialism and defend the people amid an intensified global crisis

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