Tag archive for ‘Crisis’
By admin On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Brexit to blame? Britons miffed after poll shows most EU citizens WOULD NOT help UK in a crisis

A new YouGov survey suggests it’s a case of unrequited love between the UK and EU member states. A majority of European participants said they’d be unwilling to help Britain in a crisis – much to the More...

By admin On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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The school transportation crisis in the age of coronavirus

School bus drivers in Pennsylvania and New York spoke with the WSWS about the conditions they face amid the escalating campaign to reopen schools. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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France’s Economy Sees Record 13.8% GDP Plunge in Second Quarter Amid COVID-19 Crisis

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – France’s GDP plunged by 13.8 percent in April-June of 2020, which marks the country’s economy continuous recession attributed to the coronavirus outbreak and related health crisis, the INSEE More...

By admin On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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EU rescue deal: Crisis, cuts and class struggle

After four months of paralysis, the leaders of the EU’s 27 member states came to an agreement last week over how to address the deepest crisis Europe has faced since the Second World War. Under the proposed More...

By admin On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic aggravates justice system crisis

The justice system is facing one of the biggest crises in its history. There are significant delays for those using both the civil and criminal courts. And the need for remote discussions with lawyers has furthered More...

By admin On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Lockdowns lift, but crisis continues: COVID-19 lays rotten system bare

As of July, over 13 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and over 500,000 have died, according to research by Johns Hopkins University. This doesn’t account for people who have More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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New climate crisis party causes anger after targeting environmental groups with paint

A new political party set up by Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists has caused controversy after targeting environmental NGO headquarters with paint. Beyond Politics (BP) – set up in June by senior figures More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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Europe: Will This Crisis Be Different?

As the 2008 financial crisis made clear, without major change at the European level, social democratic responses to the coronavirus crisis will be out of reach for many countries across the continent. Dissent MagazineDissent More...

By admin On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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‘Revenge Spending’ Won’t Get Us Out of a Crisis of Racial Capitalism

Late capitalism not only produces a deep sense of alienation and resentment within each of us, but also offers false and self-defeating antidotes to it. The latest example to make headlines is the rise of so-called More...

By admin On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Syria’s Assad holds elections amid economic crisis, coronavirus concerns

Syria’s Assad holds elections amid economic crisis, coronavirus concerns While millions of Syrians cannot vote, polls opened in formerly rebel-held areas recently captured by Damascus  More...