Trump is trying to improve his waning electoral chances by reserving all of Gilead’s stock of Remdesivir to cover up his disastrous handling of the Covid-19 epidemic so far
Vijay Prashad talks to Brasil de Fato on the nature of the crisis COVID-19 has brought, the obscene structural discrimination and loot that characterize capitalism, and the path before the Left during and after these times
What prevents any country from making drugs and vaccines, once developed? Is it the threat of the US, or the belief that in the US-China vaccine war, they need to be on the US side?
The overall lesson is to reverse the direction in which neoliberalism has forced us and introduce a universal public healthcare system and a public distribution system. Otherwise several precious lives will be needlessly lost.
People’s movements, unions, and parties will debate common issues between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa