Tag archive for ‘pandemic’
By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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Covid-19 pandemic ‘under control’ in France – head of government advisory body

The spread of the coronavirus is currently “under control” in the country, the head of the French government’s Covid-19 scientific advisory council, Jean-Francois Delfraissy, has said. “There were tens More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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Mass reopenings worldwide have accelerated the coronavirus pandemic

There are now more than 100,000 new cases of the coronavirus around the world each day, and at least 3,000 new deaths. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Prince Charles sees ‘golden opportunity’ in Covid-19 pandemic as UK economy faces biggest recession in centuries

The UK’s Prince Charles has said that the coronavirus crisis represents a global “reset moment” – one which seemingly allows leaders to ram through sustainability initiatives as cash-strapped citizens have More...

By admin On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Racist Policing Accelerated During the Pandemic. Mounting Protests Could See It Get Even Worse

Dwayne Francis was racially profiled and detained by police in London last month, while on his way to work in a secondary school. “The rhetoric is always the same,” he said, describing how police routinely More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Amid pandemic, Israel expands control over Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque

Amid pandemic, Israel expands control over Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque The recent expropriation of land near the flashpoint mosque comes amid ever increasing restrictions on Palestinian movement More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic exposes a rapidly developing global health crisis

The pandemic has caused severe disruptions in the delivery of health care in fragile health systems the world over. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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The Pandemic is Changing How It Feels to Be Free

Last week, the think tank Autonomy released new research into the economic impact of Covid-19. By breaking down the post-lockdown increase in unemployment claims by age, gender and region the report has, amongst More...

By admin On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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West Bank poor may double amid pandemic, World Bank says

West Bank poor may double amid pandemic, World Bank says Fallout is expected to see number of households living below poverty line in West Bank increase this year to 30 percent from 14 percent  More...

By admin On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Death & taxes: Big Tech lobbies not to pay much tax after making a killing on Covid-19 pandemic

As the rest of the world is locked at home and companies go bankrupt, Big Tech is enjoying a pandemic M&A spending-spree due to record valuations. Richer than ever, they resist the pressure from governments More...

By admin On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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A Migrant With No Recourse to Public Funds on Being Made Homeless During a Pandemic

Boris Johnson apparently had no idea that tens of thousands of people living in the UK are denied access to public funds, including basic welfare benefits. When questioned by the Labour MP for East Ham Stephen More...