Bergamo's morgue, Italy

Socialism or Barbarism

The world is plunged into a crisis in which all the consequences are not yet glimpsed. According to Martin Wolf, of the New York Times, in an extreme situation, the pandemic can produce up to 60 million deaths, a number similar to that of the Second World War. This...

Coronavirus: Capitalism Kills!

The world is being threatened by the coronavirus pandemic that has the potential to match the millions of deaths caused by the 1918 Spanish Flu.  In addition to its death toll, the virus threatens to kick off an economic downturn on par with the Great Depression.    Statement by the IWL-FI   These...

A Socialist Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic in the U.S.

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has brought to the forefront how urgent it is to fundamentally transform the U.S. medical system and the entire capitalist economy at large. Statement by La Voz de [email protected] trabajadores/Workers’ Voice 03/18/2020 As a recent article in the Washington Post argued, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations...
Coronavirus outbreak in Britain

Stop capitalism to stop the virus

Full pay and full sick pay for all – take all workers in-house! NHS take over all private health provision! ISL Statement The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus emerged in China as a consequence of the huge and lucrative wildlife market, which continued to grow despite evidence of its link to the...

Workers on Strike Across the Country! Communist Alternative Stands For Them!

The new decree issued by the chairman, dating from March 11, even more so than the last one, is explicit in its class character. While drastic measures are announced to combat the Coronavirus emergency and the closing of small commercial activities and restaurants is imposed, they are leaving factories...

Won’t the Government Close the Plants? Workers’ Strikes Will Do It!

They will not stop us! On the night of March 11th, immediately after Prime Minister Conte’s announcement about the government’s decision to close only small stores, bars and restaurants, leaving open the factories, megastores, offices, banks and several means of transportation functioning, we launch a demand to labor unions to...

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