COVID-19 lockdown
West European countries see unprecedented surge in new COVID-19 cases

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

The difference between the US and China’s response to COVID-19 is staggering

While US continues to suffer the devastating impacts of poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s people-centered approach serves as a model to follow

India’s COVID-19 Crisis Explodes

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes both the global trajectory of COVID-19, as well as the spread of the disease in India

The impact of COVID-19 on education

The coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut abruptly, exposing the huge inequality between impoverished and privileged pupils as learning moved online and schoolgirls faced exploitation.

Pregnancy and labor during COVID-19

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.

Haitian teachers protest school reopening

Haitian trade unions protested outside the Education Ministry to denounce the irresponsibility with which Minister Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet decided to reopen the school activities in the country.

Peru hit hard by second wave 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

Why a growing force in Brazil is charging that President Jair Bolsonaro has committed crimes against humanity

Trade unions in Brazil have taken to the International Criminal Court to charge President Jair Bolsonaro with crimes against humanity over his mismanagement of the pandemic

3 years after Santiago Maldonado’s disappearance, the pattern continues

Since March 19, when the COVID-19 lockdown was imposed, there have been two cases of forced disappearances in Argentina

How Trump managed to lead the world with the worst response to COVID-19 pandemic

The United States leads the world in terms of absolute numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 as well as deaths. Vijay Prashad looks into how the US continues to fail to contain the spread of coronavirus

Brazilian unions reject return to classes without safe conditions

Brazilian educational and healthcare workers took to the streets on July 29 to denounce the decision by the state government to return to in-person classes while the pandemic rages on

What’s common to three Covid kings – US, Brazil and India?

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

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