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By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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‘Some people will die, that’s life’: Bolsonaro questions Covid-19 crisis, says deaths in Brazil exaggerated for political purposes

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has waved off the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, insisting that life goes on. He suggested the death toll in his own country has been overstated for political purposes. The Brazilian More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Hotels challenged to offer sanctuary to domestic abuse victims amid coronavirus crisis

Labour MPs Jess Phillips and Carolyn Harris and 33 women’s rights organisations have written to major hotel chains asking them to offer their beds to women fleeing domestic abusers who would otherwise be trapped More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Only socialist measures can solve the coronavirus crisis

“If anybody had told you at Christmas that this year would be one [with] an enormous symmetric shock hitting all the advanced countries,” says Ms Weder di Mauro, president of the Centre for Economic Policy More...

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Ireland’s ICUs could reach capacity in ‘days,’ PM warns as ‘temporary morgues’ planned amid Covid-19 crisis

Intensive care units across Ireland could be at full capacity “within a few days,” Irish PM Leo Varadkar has warned as the country begins to see significant upticks in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases. Varadkar More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Crash and Crisis Politics

James Butler is joined by James Meadway to discuss the brewing economic crisis. With unemployment claims surging to 3.2 million in the US, and forecasts of global contraction, how serious could it get? What might More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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The lessons of the Italian coronavirus crisis

The world has entered a crisis of global proportions, both in terms of the risk to people’s health and in terms of the economic collapse, which is dramatically changing the way people live. According to one More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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US cuts millions in aid to Houthi-run Yemen despite looming coronavirus crisis

US cuts millions in aid to Houthi-run Yemen despite looming coronavirus crisis Aid group says cuts may amount to $ 200m, as Democratic legislators warn they will lead to ‘more lives lost’  More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Supply chains: a neoliberal crisis

Alastair Cartwright explains how the current economic system is prone to failure and what needs to be done to change it Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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US announces new sanctions against Iran despite coronavirus crisis

US announces new sanctions against Iran despite coronavirus crisis Washington issues blacklist despite pleas from some Democrats and world powers to ease measures MEE staff Thu, 03/26/2020 – More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Pandemic Insolvency: Why This Economic Crisis Will Be Different

Many states – now including the UK and US – are beginning to act in ways that contradict not just the neoliberal script, but the crisis management strategies of the global financial crisis. Bue Rübner More...