The Iranian people are facing a health emergency that is compounded by Trump’s efforts at regime change in their country.
In 1916 the Easter Rising represented the resumption of the struggle for Irish freedom. The decision in 1914 of the Irish National Volunteers and the Irish Parliamentary Party to support the British government in the inter-imperialist war effectively subsumed the national movement. By 1916 hopes for an early victory by either side in the war had disappeared. It was time to reclaim hope for Ireland at home, from its slaughter overseas.
The US, ‘the greatest country in the world,’ just can’t admit that China succeeded in dealing with the Covid-19 threat while America has failed. Instead of learning from China, it’s suffering the world’s worst epidemic disaster.
The rising daily number of people dying from coronavirus in Britain is disastrous. Deaths are now increasing at almost the fastest rate in the world. If the government does not change its completely inadequate policy the situation will become a catastrophe.
The current pandemic, while highlighting gaping holes in the health services caused by austerity, is also exposing artificial restrictions put in place for women against the medical community’s recommendations.
Brazil’s far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro is pushing Latin America’s largest nation to the brink of catastrophe. His inaction and outright denial of the real threat that the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic presents is risking the premature and unnecessary death of hundreds of thousands of people.