China’s Socialist Planning and COVID-19

Sara Flounders The global COVID-19 viral pandemic has exposed in the sharpest light the contradiction between a globalized world economy and a still existing but archaic capitalist system based on the private expropriation of wealth and resources. The relentless drive to reap a profit from every type of human interaction now stands exposed as the…

Why Did Cuba Send a Medical Brigade to Italy? “Homeland is Humanity”

Yoselina Guevara Italy is facing one of the most acute health crises due to the exponential spread of the coronavirus, especially in the northern part of the country, which is the industrial heart of the peninsula. The Government and the community are making efforts, but the reality is that there are not enough doctors for…

Under Garb of Fighting COVID-19, Orban Takes Absolute Control in Hungary

Peoples Dispatch Progressive sections in Hungary along with the European Union have raised concerns about the passage of the law. On March 30, Monday, the Hungarian parliament passed an emergency decree giving unchecked powers to prime minister Viktor Orban. The authoritarian decree was passed by the conservative Fidesz party-dominated parliament under the pretext of fighting…

Cuban Medical Internationalism Leads the Fight against COVID-19

Cuba has sent a brigade of doctors and nurses to Italy over the weekend, for the first time, to help in the fight against the new coronavirus at the request of the most affected region in the European country, Lombardy. The Caribbean island has sent its “army of white coats” to disaster sites around the…

NATO for Global Health. The Bland and Surreal Secretary Stoltenberg

Marinella Correggia Could NATO have missed it? No. Missiles, bombs, tanks and fighter bombers are known to be the most effective remedy against viruses. Much better than the Cuban doctors who arrived in Lombardy on March 22. The interview with the Secretary General of the Atlantic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, with the Italian newspaper Republica, evokes…

Ideological Virus

Ruperto Concha At the moment, the figures of infections and cases of death caused by the fatal Corona Virus 19 are certainly very serious. In cold numbers, the World Health Organization (WHO) made it clear: “It took more than three months for the pandemic to reach its first 10,000 victims. Now, in just 12 days,…

How America and Britain are Maximising Coronavirus Deaths

Nafeez Ahmed Only radical action and social distancing can avert a bloodbath If you search on the web for the term ‘coronavirus bloodbath’ (which I did after I noticed the term occurring repeatedly in the press), you’ll notice that the headlines are not about the mass deaths of vulnerable people that are inevitable on the…

Italy: Coronavirus Hysteria (and a Lesson from Aleppo)

Marinella Correggia We should listen to the lesson in dignity that comes from Aleppo. 
In Aleppo, Syria, a country whose destruction – by jihadist terrorists and mercenaries – Italy has politically supported since 2011, together with other NATO countries and the Gulf monarchies, they are praying for Italy. At the same time from that resilient…

Switzerland at the Heart of a Far-Reaching Surveillance Network Facilitating the U.S.-Backed Operation Condor

Ramona Wadi The atrocities of Operation Condor – the U.S.-backed covert plan by Argentina, Chile, Brazil Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia to eliminate left-wing influence in Latin America – have been gradually revealed through declassified documents that detail the diplomatic manoeuvring and state terror that left tens of thousands of people killed, tortured and disappeared. Argentina…