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By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Belabored Stories: “Let’s Shut it Down”

Fast food workers in North Carolina are on strike today after being deemed “essential workers” yet treated as anything but. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Hundreds of Detainees Have Been Released, but the Government Still Won’t Shut Detention Centres Down

Hundreds of people have been released from UK detention centres in the last two weeks following a push by campaign groups to protect detainees from Covid-19, but the High Court has rejected a bid to have the centres More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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‘All new trips between cities are banned’: Iran shuts down internal travel to fight Covid-19

An intercity travel ban has now entered into force in Iran as the Middle East’s worst-hit country fears another wave of coronavirus cases, with violators facing legal repercussions. Hossein Zolfaghari, a member More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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France to close open-air markets, crack down on JOGGING to stop coronavirus spread

France is set to tighten its coronavirus lockdown rules, closing open-air markets and limiting outdoor workouts, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said. Stricter rules come as the nation’s Covid-19 death More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Lombardy workers threaten to strike after government fails to shut down factories due to virus crisis

Workers at metal and chemical factories in Italy’s north may go on strike this week, in protest against the government’s failure to include them on a shutdown list. Industrialists say they shouldn’t be, that More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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‘Was Kiefer Sutherland not available?’ Foreign sec Raab named UK’s ‘designated survivor’ premier if BoJo’s struck down by Covid-19

The UK government has revealed that Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will become the acting prime minister as the “designated survivor” if Boris Johnson is hit by the deadly coronavirus, much to the dismay of More...

By admin On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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New York, California order locked down in response to COVID-19

US President Trump closed the border to Mexico as the World Health Organization continued to call for urgent action to overcome the coronavirus pandemic. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Saturday, March 21st, 2020
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‘Worst crisis since WWII’: Italy shuts down ALL non-essential businesses in desperate bid to contain coronavirus spread

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte has ordered all business and activities that are not vital to supporting the basic necessities to be closed, extending the nationwide shutdown in the wake of the pandemic claiming record More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2020
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Bavaria on lockdown: First German state to ‘shut down public life almost completely’ for 2 weeks in bid to stop Covid-19

Bavaria will introduce tight restrictions on movement for two weeks in the hope of containing the Covid-19 pandemic that has seized Europe, making it the first German state to introduce a lockdown. The strict measures More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2020
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New Delhi to impose 1-week ban on commercial flight landings in India as it cracks down on coronavirus

India’s government has announced a temporary halt to all commercial flight arrivals, as part of a series of measures being put in place to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country. The Press Information More...