“The American Disease”: Only the Overthrow of the Oligarchy Will Cure It

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, April 2, 2020 Although the coronavirus provided the trigger for the current global shrinkage, the economic crisis was already looming when the pathogen made its physical appearance. “The Race to the Bottom cannot coexist with a living wage or a truly universal national health care system.” Donald Trump mouths the words “Chinese[…]

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Statement of Socialist Action National Committee: Coronavirus Threatens the Lives of Billions

By James Fortin and Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, March 21, 2019 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[…]

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The Fed’s Baffling Response to the Coronavirus Explained

by Ellen Brown, published on Global Research, March 12, 2020 When the World Health Organization announced on February 24th that it was time to prepare for a global pandemic, the stock market plummeted. Over the following week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by more than 3,500 points or over 10%. In an attempt to contain the damage, on March[…]

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