Only Socialism Can Free Health and Science From the Clutches of Capitalism

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues unabated. The UNO declared that the problem could reach "apocalyptic proportions".1 At the time of writing this, the number of infected and dead on the planet exceeds 439,000 and 19,600, respectively. There are almost 7,000 deaths in Italy and 3,400 in Spain. Regarding...

Workers Fight Two Wars: Against the Coronavirus and Against the Bourgeoisie

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, at the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, the world seems to be living an almost apocalyptic situation: the economy is collapsing, governments and people are panicking, and cities, countries, and houses are being isolated or blocked. Sporting, cultural and...
Measures to combat coronavirus in Brazil

Halt Brazil to stop the coronavirus

A general strike is needed to defeat the attacks by Bolsonaro, bosses and the National Congress. It is necessary to use all the resources available in society to fight the pandemic and prevent the social catastrophe and the loss of thousands of lives. It is necessary to apply an emergency...
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...

The Gravity of a Possible New World Recession

  The world is experiencing a succession of convulsive processes of the class struggle, with revolutionary ascents (such as those lived in Chile, Haiti, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Iraq, and others), and also counter-revolutionary coups (as in Bolivia).              It is important to identify that there is a material basis for...

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