25 April 2020 — In Gaza
by Eva Bartlett
Scenes from April 21, walking through old Damascus, where shops have re-opened partially and where calm and humanity prevail
24 April 2020 — In Defence of Marxism
Image: Socialist Appeal
This article was written before the coronavirus pandemic, but with the press spending weeks subjecting the Tories to nothing but uncritical “wartime” coverage, and now fawning over the establishment-friendly Labour leader Keir Starmer, the points it makes are more valid than ever.
25 April 2020 — Jonathan Cook
Palestine DeepDive – 25 April 2020
As the holy fasting month of Ramadan begins, the coronavirus outbreak in Israel and the Palestinian territories is proving how inevitably intertwined the two populations’ lives are, while also underlining the extreme differentials of power between them.
21 April 2020 — Morning Star Online
US SCIENTISTS at the World Health Organisation (WHO) headquarters gave US President Donald Trump “real-time updates” about the emergence and spread of coronavirus in China in late 2019, undermining his claims that the organisation covered up information in the early stages of what became a pandemic.
25 April 2020 — Moon of Alabama
The graphic below was published in a January 27 piece in Forbes. It shows the U.S., followed by the UK, to be the country which is best prepared for an epidemic.
Life has since debunked that assertion. The U.S. and the UK were evidently less prepared than most other developed countries.