Since 65% of all testing in South Africa has been conducted in costly private hospitals, questions are being raised if the most vulnerable sections of the population, which includes the majority of South Africans, are being tested sufficiently for COVID-19?
Economist Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centred on full employment to deal with the rapidly unfolding jobs crisis.
The Trump administration on Monday decided to suspend a variety of immigration visas until the end of the year. The National Immigration Forum has decried the order as an attempt to divide communities.
Most governments worldwide have announced relief packages to deal with the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, though big in numbers, these packages have very little to offer to those most affected by the crisis
The demonstrators demanded the protection of workers’ rights and for an urgent social emergency plan to tackle the COVID-19 crisis
Since March, nearly half a million textile and garment industry workers have been dismissed in Punjab province alone, as per the Pakistan Workers’ Federation
Employers have bee firing workers, cutting salaries and exploiting them citing the COVID-19 crisis. In response, workers globally are waging a determined resistance.
Proposed actions seek to “protect life, health, jobs and income”
In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, Azlaf Zahra of the Democratic Way in Morocco reflects on the importance of women’s struggles in the country and the world
Unlike capitalism, socialism avoids any waste or slack, such as is caused by an over-production crisis, by raising the consumption of workers appropriately to avert it
Workers are striking for more jobs while the Narendra Modi government is busy implementing the far-right wing agenda, refusing to see the huge army of unemployed