Details COVID’s Capitalist Roots.
Anti-scientific conspiracy theories are spreading, not just among the right, but even even among some segments of the left.
To address this issue from a Marxist perspective, Rania Khalek spoke with Rob Wallace, an evolutionary epidemiologist at the Agroecology and Rural Economics Research Corps in St. Paul and author of “Dead Epidemiologists: On the Origins of COVID-19.”
Rania asks “How do we as leftists deal with the fact that the pharmaceutical industry is the one that has the infrastructure to really rapidly produce these vaccines even if they’re motivated by profit and not public good but at the same time they are making a massive profit? How do we deal with that contradiction?”