Posts Tagged: coronavirus

How to win it all and ruin everything: the Serbian elections and COVID-19

1.07.2020

A rise in COVID-19 cases after the Serbian elections is the result of the irresponsible and power-ridden politics of president Aleksandar Vučić.

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Europe’s Recovery Fund: An instrument of class war against weaker Europeans everywhere

29.06.2020

The Recovery Fund, seen against the backdrop of huge austerity, dispels any hope that the unremitting class war against Europe’s many will subside.

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What if the European common debt were an opportunity for workers to seize?

22.06.2020

The European Union is a political space where the financial elites are winning by strangling the workers and populations of Europe through austerity.

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Julian Assange just called. To talk about the pandemic’s effect on capitalism & politics!

13.06.2020

Julian Assange calls from Belmarsh Prison and to talk to Yanis Varoufakis: “I want a perspective on world developments out there.”

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A Chronicle of a Lost Decade Foretold

3.06.2020

The pandemic stripped away the veneer of indifference to reveal the political reality: some people do have the power to tell the rest of us what ...

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Failure to deal with Dominic Cummings is a failure of British democracy

27.05.2020

The case of Cummings and the shameless defence of him by all prominent ministers, has eroded much of the public faith in the PM and his government.

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Manchester’s Quarantined Music Scene: The Hazards of Precarious Employment

15.05.2020

Social distancing measures are necessary but will leave workers in the entertainment industry out of work for the foreseeable future.

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Greek Tragedy and the first days of COVID-19 in Sicily

13.05.2020

It is our inability to deal with the virus that is killing us. In quarantine, we must excavate faded ideals and re-establish what is truly important. 

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Applause as a form of social distancing

12.05.2020

Far from being a gesture of solidarity with workers, the act of applauding is in reality a form of social distancing from them.

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