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G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos

G7 Summit—world leaders accelerate towards climate chaos The G7 Summit this week in Cornwall will see the world’s most powerful leaders discuss a response to the environmental emergency. Sophie Squire explores the leaders’ response to the climate crisis that is threatening all our futures

International roundup—Fear as Covid-19 spreads from India to Nepal

International roundup—Fear as Covid-19 spreads from India to Nepal India’s Covid-19 crisis is spreading across the border into neighbouring Nepal.

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

Splits at top over India’s Covid crisis

Splits at top over India’s Covid crisis India’s hard right prime minister Narendra Modi is finally feeling the heat after weeks of Covid-19 devastating the country.

Vaccine disparity—is imperialism in workers’ interests?

Vaccine disparity—is imperialism in workers’ interests? As India’s health system collapses under a new wave of Covid-19, Socialist Worker examines whether Western workers are gaining from the way imperialism operates

Big pharma wants to cash in on India’s coronavirus catastrophe

Big pharma wants to cash in on India’s coronavirus catastrophe India is in the grip of a Covid-19 storm that is killing more than 2,000 people a day. But for the country’s two leading drugs firms this is not a time for mourning—it’s a time to cash in.

Hospitals in India near collapse as new wave hits and cases rise

20 April 2021
As world Covid-19 deaths pass three million, India is in the grip of a terrible new wave of the virus. Other countries governed by the hard right face a similar situation, says Yuri Prasad

Capitalism allows global Covid-19 cases to soar

13 April 2021
Global coronavirus cases have escalated over the past seven weeks and deaths have risen for the past three weeks. More than 136 million people have been infected, and almost three million have died.

Virus still on the rise, despite the vaccine

06 April 2021
Covid-19 infections are still soaring around the world, and it’s no time to end safety measures, says Sam Ord

International round up—Indian farmers block trains

23 February 2021
Farmers in India stepped up their battle with the government last week with blockades of railway tracks.

LETTERS—India’s vaccine rollout driven by power politics, not need

23 February 2021
The Serum Institute of India is the world’s largest producer of vaccines, with the ability to produce 1.5 billion doses per year.

International round up: State crackdown on farmers’ support in India

16 February 2021
The panic-gripped Indian state responded to massive support for the farmers’ movement by accusing everyone of conspiring against it.

International round up: Students in Turkey ‘won’t back down’

09 February 2021
Student protests have swept across Turkey, beginning at Istanbul’s Bogazici university. They could develop into the biggest revolt by young people since the Gezi Park protests of 2013.

Far right moves to smash farmers in India

02 February 2021
 A coalition of far right thugs, police and government ministers are out to smash the Indian farmers’ movement.

Indian farmers reap success after state violence fails to stop march into New Delhi

28 January 2021
Farmers’ protests across India have been a massive blow to the ruling hard right BJP party. 

Militant farmers rage on the streets of India

26 January 2021
Hundreds of thousands of protesting farmers on tractors were fighting their way into the Indian capital New Delhi as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Covid-19 vaccine—who will be to blame if the poor are again left to die?

23 January 2021
The rollout of Covid-19 vaccination programmes helps governments claim they are in control of the coronavirus pandemic. But the vaccine isn’t for everyone—the poorest are being left behind. And ultimately the scheming of powerful states and pharmaceutical firms put everyone at risk

Indian government’s attempts to sow division fail to stop farmers’ protests

13 January 2021
India’s highest court has decided to suspend temporarily the implementation of new farming laws that led to a huge, weeks-long protest movement.

Letters—Union wrong to counterpose saving jobs to saving planet 

05 January 2021
Scarborough police broke up our socially-distanced anti‑offshore gas field demo this week.

International round-up: Millions of workers could add to Indian farmers’ protests

05 January 2021
Protests by hundreds of thousands of farmers in India continue to grow despite cold and heavy rain in the capital New Delhi. 

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