Tag archive for ‘People’
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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‘Disgrace we needed global pandemic’: UK govt requests ALL homeless people be housed by weekend

The UK government has urged all local authorities in England to house all rough sleepers, those in hostels and night shelters by the weekend – leading many to ask why it takes a worldwide Covid-19 crisis to end More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Dominic Cummings vs the people – podcast

Following his article Coronavirus: the politics of Cummings’ cull, Sean Ledwith speaks to Parallax Views Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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A People Betrayed – book review

Paul Preston’s A People Betrayed is a searing and thorough account of how the Spanish state developed with corruption endemic to its functioning, finds Chris Bambery Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Not Essential: Hundreds of Thousands of People Are Still Being Made to Go to Work

Despite Boris Johnson announcing a UK lockdown on Monday night, many people working in non-essential jobs are still required to go into work – as packed tube trains in London attest.  The new government More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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Thailand declares state of emergency after 3 more people die of Covid-19 on Tuesday

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said in a live televised announcement that the country will go into emergency mode for one month starting on March 26, as the government tries to fight the coronavirus More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Up to 640,000 people could be infected with coronavirus in Italy – civil protection chief

The number of Covid-19 cases in Italy is probably ten times higher than official numbers, according to Italy’s civil protection chief Angelo Borrelli, who said that as many as 640,000 people could be infected More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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A sign telling people to “go home morons” which has been attached to a traffic light on the A64 heading towards the coastal town of Scarborough, North Yorkshire

A sign telling people to “go home morons” which has been attached to a traffic light on the A64 heading towards the coastal town of Scarborough, North Yorkshire Morning Star  More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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The politics of Covid-19: government contempt for disabled people

Author Jamie Hale As a disabled adult, I’ve been epidemic-watching for a while, getting increasingly worried about Covid-19 as it came closer. Now that wave is about to break over the UK, and intensive care units More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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‘Covidiot’: New catch-all term created for people who ignore pandemic health warnings, hoard toilet paper

As the Covid-19 crisis continues around the globe, more and more evidence of human selfishness appears every day on social media. So much so that users have coined the new term “covidiot” to describe the… More...