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Coronavirus


Italian worker says ‘we are ready to fight’ for coronavirus action

15 March 2020
A wave of strikes has hit Italy, and further walkouts may be coming

Coronavirus—‘We need emergency action’

14 March 2020
The Socialist Workers Party has made a statement calling for urgent measures to tackle the coronavirus crisis and protect people's lives

Italian workers fight to shape response to coronavirus

13 March 2020
Strikes and protests have won concessions from bosses and the state

Workers must not pay for the corona crash

10 March 2020
Bosses must not be allowed to make ordinary people pay for coronavirus or the chaos in the financial markets.

Tories fail to take action we need on coronavirus

09 March 2020
As the number of coronavirus cases rises in Britain, Socialist Worker looks at what needs to be done to contain it

Bosses’ virus fears are only for profits

09 March 2020
“New data paint grim picture of coronavirus fallout,” read a headline in the Financial Times newspaper last week. My heart sank when I saw it. But when I anxiously scanned the article, it wasn’t about the spread of the coronavirus or the deaths it is causing.

South Korean socialist says, ‘Our government protects profit, not people’

08 March 2020
The coronavirus has raised sharp political issues in South Korea, says Jang Ho-jong

Covid-19 - a virus that exposes the system’s failures

08 March 2020
The coronavirus, like all serious epidemics, reveals capitalism’s priorities and shows us why it cannot protect us. Socialist and scientist John Parrington talked to Socialist Worker about the current crisis

Coronavirus shows capitalism is sick

18 February 2020
It is still too early to say how serious an epidemic Covid?19—as the latest coronavirus outbreak is now known—will prove to be.

Panic measures and racism are no cure for coronavirus

11 February 2020
A mixture of apolocalyptic and racist headlines in Britain makes a rational response to the virus less likely

Drive for profit benefits the spread of disease

10 February 2020
Environmental changes mean more risk of viruses being passed from animals to humans says Yuri Prasad

York students say they won’t be divided by coronavirus fears

02 February 2020
 Students fear a rise in racism after the first British cases of coronavirus infection were revealed to be from their university.

Lockdown and panic won’t stop spread of virus in China

24 January 2020
The spread of a virus in China worked the British rightwing press into a frenzy.

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