UN Assembly Approves Pandemic Resolution; US, Israel Object

By Edith M. Lederer, AP News. -

United Nations - The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a wide-ranging resolution on tackling the coronavirus pandemic Friday over objections from the United States and Israel, which [...]

40 Million Health Workers Endorse Green Recovery

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch. -

More than 40 million doctors and nurses are in, and they are prescribing a green recovery from the economic devastation caused by the new coronavirus. More than 350 health organizations [...]

Global Crisis Spurs Global Activism

By Norman Stockwell, The Progressive. -

The COVID-19 pandemic’s global spread has highlighted inequities in the world like inequality of income and access to resources in many communities. The response to the crisis has been a varied [...]

Worldwide Launch Of COVID-19 Global Solidarity Manifesto

By COVID19 Global Solidarity Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - The COVID-19 Global Solidarity Coalition will launch on May 23, 2020, unveiling a Manifesto signed by thousands of people and organizations worldwide. The launch will take place [...]

Redacted Tonight VIP: How The Virus Beat The US

By Lee Camp, Redacted Tonight. -

Lee Camp sits down with Vijay Prashad, the executive director of The Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. They discuss how the US failed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the [...]

COVID-19 And A New, Better World

By Karl Grossman, Counterpunch. -

Indian writer Arundhati Roy writes that the COVID-19 pandemic is a “portal”—a “gateway”—to a new world. “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world [...]

The Empire Is A Mirror

By Andrew Gavin Marshall, Empire and Economics. -

While we struggle with the fatigue of the lockdowns, and earnestly desire for society to open once again – to see our friends and family and be together and experience all the things we [...]

The Myth Of The ‘New Normal’

By Tim Watkins, The Consciousness of Sheep. -

The warm sunny days leading up to the Easter holidays are quickly fading from memory.  Then, despite the threat of a global pandemic, there was optimism in the air.  People came together in a [...]

Coronavirus Decade: Post-Capitalist Nightmare Or Socialist Awakening?

By Neil Vallelly, ROAR Magazine. -

The defining event of the 2020s has been established in its first few months. This will surely be the coronavirus decade, unless something much worse is heading our way, which is not out of the [...]

Coronavirus: Scientific Realities Vs. Economic Fallacies

By Georgi Marinov, LeftEast. -

With the start of the second month of coronavirus quarantine, the issue of when and how life, and most of all, the economy will be able to return to “normal” is becoming more serious. This is [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Coronavirus Proves Capitalism Has Always Been A Lie

By Robert Scheer, Scheer Post. -

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause mass death and upheaval around the world, there has been an unexpected side effect: it has unmasked capitalism. In the U.S., this unmasking can be [...]

International Call For Anti-Imperialist May Day

By Anti-Imperialist Journal. -

It has been more than one hundred years since the first International Worker’s Day on May 1st. It is a day of struggle and celebration that historically has brought millions of people from [...]

Four Scenarios For Europe’s Future After The Crisis

By Philippe Pochet, Social Europe. -

It’s now clear the Covid-19 pandemic will have major, long-term consequences. In the European Union, the very foundations of European integration are being questioned. The EU is defined by its [...]

The World Is On Lockdown – Where Are The Carbon Emissions Coming From?

By Shannon Osaka, Grist.org. -

Pedestrians have taken over city streets, people have almost entirely stopped flying, skies are blue (even in Los Angeles!) for the first time in decades, and global CO2 emissions are on-track to [...]

A Silver Lining In The Global Pandemic

By Michael T. Klare, Tom Dispatch. -

Energy analysts have long assumed that, given time, growing international concern over climate change would result in a vast restructuring of the global energy enterprise. The result: a greener, [...]

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