Fight against COVID-19
Laos has tackled COVID-19, but it is drowning in debt to international finance

Vijay Prashad tells the heroic and tragic story of how Laos has controlled the coronavirus pandemic but now faces an even more unforgiving adversary, foreign debt.

Not only to stay alive, but to stay human: An interview with Pavel Égüez

Designer Tings Chak spoke at length with Ecuadorian artist Pavel Égüez about revolutionary art, the crisis of capitalism and his series ‘Cuarentena’ which seeks to address the human suffering provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic

How China broke the chain of infection

How was China able to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus? We take a look into the multi-pronged strategy taken on by the Chinese government that was successful in saving hundreds and thousands of lives

Nobel Peace Prize Campaign for Cuban Physicians grows across the globe

Initiative aims at honoring Henry Reeve Medical brigade professionals fighting COVID-19 in different countries

Education unions oppose French government’s reopening strategy

Basile Ackermann of the French education union CGT Educ’Action talks about the government’s flawed strategy to reopen schools.

Indian government’s approach to students’ issues is exclusionary

Dipsita Dhar from of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) talks about the plight of Indian students and the demands being made by them to the government to ensure that education remains accessible to all.

World Health Assembly 2020 Mixed outcomes at the ‘COVID-19 World Health Assembly’

The 73rd World Health Assembly saw the US continue its attack on China and the World Health Organization. The WHA recognized immunization as a global public health good but failed to do the same for vaccines

At World Health Assembly, US bid to scapegoat China fails

Former Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar talks about the two-day World Health Assembly where COVID-19 was a major focus area

No greater hypocrisy than Indian Govt’s pronouncements on migrants: Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), talks about the Indian government’s failure to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic

“Native people live under a constant threat of settler-colonialism”

Melanie Yazzie from The Red Nation spoke to us about the how the current COVID-19 crisis in Navajo Nation has been exacerbated by the settler-colonialist conditions under which the people live.

Navajo Nation responds to COVID-19 with mutual aid

We talk to Brandon Benallie from the Red Nation about the situation in Navajo Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Roger Waters: We need to save this fragile planet

Vijay Prashad speaks to Roger Waters on issues ranging from the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the protests in Chile to the coup against Evo Morales Ayma in Bolivia and the struggle to liberate Palestine.

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