Israel Confiscates Tents Designated For Clinic In The West Bank

By Communities Facing Expulsion,  B'Tselem. -

Northern Jordan Valley - This morning, Thursday, 26 March 2020, at around 7:30 am, officials from Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank arrived with a military jeep escort, a bulldozer [...]

On The Front Line Of COVID-19: Doctor Calls For System Change

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

New York is the area hardest hit by the coronavirus currently in the United States with over 60,000 cases and over 1,000 deaths, ranking it as the sixth highest number of cases in the world. The [...]

Private Hospitals Will Be Made Public For Duration Of Coronavirus Pandemic

By Orla Ryan, Thejournal.ie -

Some 2,000 beds, nine laboratories and thousands of staff have been drafted into the public system, Leo Varadkar said at a press conference today. Speaking at the same press conference, Health [...]

Media Struggle To Defend Washington’s Cruelty Toward Venezuela And Iran

Joe Emersberger, Fair.org -

The request was not much of an “about-face” for Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro, because it was the same type of disaster relief loan the International Monetary Fund (IMF) gave to Ecuador in [...]

Coronavirus In Gaza: Just 40 ICU Beds For Two Million People Under Siege

By David Hearst, Middleeasteye.net -

Hospitals all over the western world are bracing for a tsunami of intensely ill patients suffering from breathing difficulties due to the Coronavirus. In Britain, car companies are scrambling to [...]

Things Got A Whole Lot More Local Than I Expected Due To Coronavirus

By Neal Gorenflo, Shareable.net -

On March 12, I shared five #LocalYear commitments to help me go more local. Little did I know how local things would get in just one week. The next day local schools closed due to the [...]

Absurdity And The Army: The Myth Of ‘Readiness’ In The Corona-Age

By Danny Sjursen, Responsiblestatecraft.org -

Banality may mask absurd tragedy. The Pentagon specializes in such veiled bromides. If anything, this Age of Corona is thus illustrative. To wit, Americans awoke on Thursday to this report in the [...]

First Known Federal Inmate Dies Of Coronavirus

By C.J. Ciaramella, Reason.com -

The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) confirmed late Saturday night that a federal inmate has died from COVID-19—the first known death of an inmate in the federal prison system. Reuters reports that [...]

“Everybody’s Scared”: Panic At Immigrant Detention Center After Positive Coronavirus Test

By Emily Kassie, Themarshallproject.org -

Panic has gripped an immigrant detention center in New Jersey where a staffer tested positive for COVID-19 last week, according to several detainees who complained in telephone interviews that [...]

Karl Marx In Wuhan: How Chinese Socialism Is Defeating COVID-19

By Staff, Invent-the-future.org -

The initial outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) took place in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, in early January 2020. The epidemic was limited almost entirely [...]

Saving Humanity From Coronavirus And Climate Change

By Mark Dunlea, Gelfny.org -

The coronavirus, a threat at the microscopic level. is galloping towards us. It is predicted that as many as half of us will contract it. It is especially deadly for the elderly and those with [...]

Another Tourism Is Possible

By Ranjan Solomon, Popular Resistance. -

The members of the Tourism Alert and Action Forum come from organizations around the world that have joined in solidarity to oppose exploitative forms of tourism and to act in solidarity with [...]

The Wall Street Journal’s Pitch For Mass Murder

By J. E. Karla, HamptonThink.org. -

Not even two weeks into an extraordinary response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the upper echelons of capital are wondering whether saving millions of lives is really worth the damage being [...]

COVID-19: Are We At War? Will It Change The World?

By Rich Rubinstein, Popular Resistance. -

Like a wartime enemy, the virus is portrayed as a maleficent external threat, an alien force that endangers one’s homeland and personal security.  Associating the biological threat with a [...]

Corona Crisis Creates Opportunities For Decarceration Nationwide

By Amani Sawari, SawariMi.org. -

We are only as safe from an epidemic as our most vulnerable are. At this time communities across the country are aware of the risks of not practicing the five habits that help to reduce the [...]