Covid-19 in US
Pandemic and socialism

As COVID-19 grips the world, in country after country, there is socialization of healthcare and of production of some essential goods, which markedly departs from the capitalist norm

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.

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

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

US COVID deal US Senate finally agrees on relief package worth USD 2.2 trillion to fight COVID-19

The USD 2.2 trillion plan once passed by both houses of the Congress will be the largest rescue plan in US history. It includes urgently required measures such as direct transfers to citizens and the infusion of funds into healthcare and insurance

Fiat Chlyser Car manufacturers in US shut production down after workers mobilize amid COVID-19 crisis

Fiat Chrysler, Ford and General Motors are among the large car manufacturers that have announced a halt in production after workers threatened strikes and in some cases, began action

Containing COVID-19 : What worked, what failed

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about how Italy along with Germany, France, India and the USA, are coping with the spread of COVID-19 and the treatment options available.

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