coronavirus pandemic

Give Thanks to the Workers and Food to the Hungry

Lines. Lines at food pantries stretch block after block through urban neighborhoods. In suburban and rural America, lines of cars are miles long, as people suffering from hunger and food insecurity, many for the first time, wait hours for a…

Why Should the Health Personnel Attend to Us?

Why should they continue to struggle every day and risk their lives for a miserable wage and unbearable ingratitude? Why should they continue to care for us, if we not only do not care for ourselves, but we infect others…

Gaza Extends Lockdown, India Reports Record Daily Numbers as Global Covid-19 Cases Top 25 Million

The number of reported COVID-19 cases across the globe has surpassed 25 million. More than 840,000 people have died. On Sunday India reported nearly 79,000 new cases — the highest single day tally for any country in the world. Authorities…

Interview with Maria José Frias: the benefits of Chlorine Dioxide in the context of COVID-19

Pressenza: Thank you very much María José for this interview, in which we want to start by asking you what is the IHWC? María José Frías: The International Humanist White Circle (IHWC) was originally called the International Humanist White Cross,…

Medicare for All: A Prescription Against Deadly COVID Capitalism

The United States, the wealthiest and most powerful nation in world history, is also number one in COVID-19 infections and deaths. As White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Deborah Birx warned last weekend, “It is extraordinarily widespread. It’s into the rural…

Why the Idea of Jobless Benefits Scares the Conservative Mind

The coronavirus pandemic has allowed us to conduct an experiment on how government assistance is good for people and the economy. By Sonali Kolhatkar When Congress passed the CARES Act earlier this year, lawmakers gave some low-wage Americans who lost…

U.S. Jobless Claims Top 1 Million Again in Latest Week as the Pandemic Keeps on Biting Workers

By Countercurrents Collective In the U.S., the number of people who filed for unemployment benefits rose for the second consecutive week last week as coronavirus cases surged around the country. The number of people collecting jobless benefits also increased to…

WHO: COVID-19 “Most Severe Global Health Emergency” as Global Death Toll Tops 654,000

The global COVID-19 death toll has topped 654,000. On Monday, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak the most severe global health emergency the WHO has ever faced. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: “This is the sixth time a global health emergency…

World Must Crunch Not Flatten the Pandemic Curve

Covid Naysayers V. Saners By: Jerome Irwin Who are these naysayers & what are they saying? Call these naysayer’s what you will: anarchists, obstructionists, right-wingers, libertarians, pro-lifers, religious fundamentalists, anti-maskers, anti-vaccine proponents, Trump-nutters or government-conspiratorial-flat-earther-global warming-lunar-landing dis-believers of one lunatic…

U.S. Cities Need Masks and Tests, Mr. President, Not Shock Troops

Camouflage-clad paramilitary vigilantes have been terrorizing Portland, Oregon, grabbing people protesting racism and police brutality, pulling them into unmarked minivans and driving off. These roving shock troops, with no insignia or badges, proved to be federal agents from a slew…

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