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The Americas: new centre of the pandemic

While in Europe, outside Russia, the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be slowing down, at least for the time being, the situation on the American continent and in the Caribbean is very critica Read more...

Covid-19: "We will do whatever is necessary" - really?

"We must do everything we can to show the cohesion in our country" - said German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a press conference on 12 March. Read more...

Medicare For All - Policy or Populist Sop?

On September 13, 2017 Bernie Sanders, the independent Senator from Vermont and erstwhile Democratic Party presidential candidate, introduced his latest version of a reform of the US health care system Read more...

Pakistan: Victory for Young Doctors' Association strike

After two weeks of determined strike action, the Punjab Government has conceded the demands of the Young Doctors' Association. Read more...

Pakistan: Junior doctors take up the struggle again

In June 2012, junior doctors in Punjab province went on strike for three weeks over low pay, long hours and staffing shortages. Read more...

Haiti: the magnitude of this disaster is a product of imperialism

The numbers of dead in the Haitian earthquake could well reach 200,000 or higher. Read more...

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