Review: ‘I Know Who Caused COVID-19’: Pandemics and Xenophobia
A critical review of a Lacanian individualist approach by a fan of Rob Wallace, and chief of infectious disease at Mount Sinai in NY.
A matter of life and death: What war and the pandemic have in common
Patrick Cockburn examines the threads between the pandemic and the media’s coverage of age of endless war.
The Coronavirus pandemic, ecological catastrophe and global capitalism: an interlocking phenomenon
The COVID-19 pandemic has unravelled the close structural links between the climate crisis and the global capitalist mode of production.
Cuba: from AIDS, Dengue, and Ebola to COVID-19
Cuba’s preparation for COVID-19 began on January 1, 1959. On that day, it laid the foundations for what would become the discovery of novel drugs, bringing patients to the island, and sending medical aid abroad. Coping with HIV/AIDS, dengue fever and Ebola helped Cuba develop the ability to cope with pandemics, both internally and abroad.