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Disaster capitalism in the time of COVID-19

We talk to Kambale Musavuli, a Congolese human rights’ activist, on the current situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

How the Democratic Party sank Bernie Sanders’ campaign

We talk about Bernie Sanders’ withdrawal from the Democratic race, and the efforts by the party establishment to target him.

Sri Lanka COVID migrant workers In Sri Lanka, union intervention rescues stranded migrant workers

Thousands of migrant Sri Lankan workers and casual employees were stranded in boarding houses after the government imposed a curfew. They are being sent home through the intervention of the Free Trade Zone and General Services Employees Union

delhi migrants As India locks down, the poor and migrant workers are shut out

With the hasty imposition of the world’s largest 21-day-lockdown by the Indian government led by Narendra Modi, fear, anxiety and desperation has gripped the entire country. The abrupt decision has been especially hard on the poor and daily wage earners

How did China handle the COVID-19 outbreak?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at how China handled the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures that worked.

Brazilians reject Bolsonaro’s response to COVID-19

In response to Bolsonaro’s callousness towards dealing with the crisis, fresh cacerolazos took place in many cities. Talks of his impeachment have also begun to gain strength.

Ep 93- COVID-19: Incarcerated population at risk

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the situation in prisons across the globe as states turn a blind eye to their plight.

COVID threat in prison Incarcerated people among the most vulnerable to Coronavirus infection

There is a growing demand for releasing prisoners worldwide as prison facilities in most countries are overcrowded and lack basic hygienic conditions, jeopardizing the implementation of preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19

Gaza Palestine COVID cases 2 cases of COVID-19 detected in besieged Gaza strip

The two individuals who tested positive in Gaza had recently traveled to Pakistan and have been placed in quarantine since their return. The United Nations had stated earlier that the spread of the deadly disease to the Gaza strip would be catastrophic

How US sanctions are worsening the Covid-19 pandemic

The imperialist bloc led by the United States continues to impose and implement debilitating sanctions on countries such as Iran, Venezuela, and Cuba. This is only worsening the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Myanmar workers Workers in Myanmar affected by global Coronavirus outbreak

The lack of raw materials from China has already caused the closure of 16 factories in Myanmar, resulting in at least 7,000 layoffs. Unions in the country fear large-scale job losses if the crisis situation continues

Code Pink sanctions Sanctions against Iran and Venezuela during a pandemic are cruel

Is this not the time for the imperialist bloc, led by the United States of America, to end the sanctions against Cuba, Iran, Venezuela, and a series of other countries?

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