Even though protests and propaganda against COVID-19 restrictions were earlier initiated by far-right and corona-sceptic groups, sections of the working class and youth have also starting opposing the new COVID-19 regulations, exhausted by the prolonged crisis and the insensitive policies of neoliberal governments
The 27th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government was focused on formulating common responses to the economic, social and health issues generated by the pandemic as well as solutions to global problems such as climate change
Patents on vaccines and on new technologies against COVID-19 are the ball and chain in the race out of the global pandemic tunnel. Our lives are worth more than the profits of big pharmaceutical companies.
Alexis Benos of the People’s Health Movement talks about the failures of the governments in Europe in preparing for the second wave of the pandemic. He also explains the demands of people’s movements
The inability of governments and institutional authorities to provide safety to students amid the new spike in COVID-19 cases in Europe has put their future at stake. The student community has once again hit the streets demanding safety and resources
Spain has become the first European country to record more than one million cases with France set to follow suit. Italy, Germany and the UK are badly affected too
Progressive political sections and human rights groups across Europe had issued repeated warnings to the authorities of an imminent human tragedy at the overcrowded Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos
Despite the pandemic’s late entry into the country and younger population, on several counts, India is steadily losing the battle against the coronavirus
Socialist Party MP Ronald van Raak put forth an initiative to stop the rising unnecessary expenditure on external hirings in government offices in the Netherlands. The party also joined a petition by the European left to ensure free availability of a future COVID-19 vaccine
Major trade unions and workers’ parties across Europe organized May Day events in public and online platforms adhering to safety protocols due to lockdown.
Protests in Colombia against the negligence of the government were repressed by security personnel. The protesters who are victims of internal displacement demanded that the state deliver on its promises.
Progressive student and youth organizations across Europe have initiated several campaigns to raise the concerns of students during lockdown.