By NICK BAKER While the U.S. damns its population with reluctant and haphazard “free market” responses to a global pandemic that demands comprehensive, organized, centrally directed action, Cuba is showing the world a different route. It is carrying forward the legacy of its legendary revolutionary doctor with what the British newspaper the Independent called last … Continue reading Cuba: A Model of Solidarity in Covid-19 Fight
By JOHN POTTINGER Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap off tall buildings in a single bound! Superman? No, it’s the U.S. and the world capitalist economies. Or is it? As more states and more counties mandate stay-in-place orders more and more people are out of jobs to the … Continue reading Capitalism’s coronavirus response: Bail out the rich!
By JAMES FORTIN and JEFF MACKLER As the devastating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) literally threatens the lives of billions of the earth’s people, two truths about the contagion remain unchallenged: All nations are ill-prepared for the arrival of the virus, and once it lands, despite herculean efforts in some cases, little can be done to stop … Continue reading Statement of Socialist Action National Committee: Coronavirus threatens the lives of billions
By JAMES FORTIN As the novel coronavirus continues to dominate the concerns of health officials around the globe, two truths about the contagion have remained unchallenged: Nations are ill prepared for the arrival of the virus and once it lands, cannot readily stop its spread despite herculean efforts in some cases to do so. As … Continue reading China Coronavirus Challenge Spreads to World Stage