These three countries with over a million COVID-19 cases each, led by men who came to power in a very similar manner, also followed similar stumbling paths, making the same kind of mistakes
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the US decision to leave the World Health Organization. He points out that this is yet another instance of US exceptionalism and describes how the country iis one of the largest beneficiaries of WHO’s vaccine program.
Dr. Hani Serag of the People’s Health Movement talks about the huge number of COVID-19 cases that are being reported across the US.
The US, Brazil, Russia, India and the United Kingdom have larger than life leaders, but the pandemic has exposed their flaws, at great cost
Why are there so many people in the United States who understand they have nothing to lose? Why are hundreds of thousands in the streets willing to risk infection and arrests, in order to join the protests?
Vijay Prashad talks to Brasil de Fato on the nature of the crisis COVID-19 has brought, the obscene structural discrimination and loot that characterize capitalism, and the path before the Left during and after these times
Aijaz Ahmad talks to Vijay Prashad about the anti-people’s policies of the US government under Donald Trump
As the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic and distancing becomes the new normal, loneliness and the lack of touch has emerged as one of the greatest losses, says activist and playwright V
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the patterns in the spread of COVID-19 and the differences in the preparedness of various countries.
Workers of major corporations such as Amazon, FedEx, Walmart, Instacart and Target stayed off work demanding personal protective equipment, safe and sanitary work environments, extra paid leaves and time-offs
Chris Smalls was fired from his job at Amazon’s Staten Island facility in the US shortly after he raised issues regarding the lack of safety measures for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic
We look at the status of the fight against COVID-19 in the US, especially New York, and the gaps in coordination at various levels that is affecting bids to combat the disease.