St. Kitts and Nevis Thanks Cuba for Its Aid Against COVID-19

Cuba has been at the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. | Photo: EFE The government of Saint Kitts and Nevis expressed Saturday its appreciation and gratitude for the assistance Cuban authorities are providing to the Caribbean island to help it handle the novel coronavirus outbreak. In a message published on Twitter, Saint …

Cuban Drug Could Save Thousands of Lives in Coronavirus Pandemic

Cuban medicine could treat thousands of coronavirus patients as production of a “flagship” drug known to combat the disease is set to increase significantly, pharmaceutical bosses said at a press conference on Friday. President of the BioCubaFarma group Eduardo Martinez explained that the socialist island has developed 22 drugs that are set to be used …

Science for the People

Fighting COVID 19 in Cuba, China and the United States By W. T. Whitney Jr. March 19, 2020 Governments, according to Thomas Jefferson, are supposed to guarantee people’s rights to “life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” COVID 19 has out people’s lives and health in the spotlight now. What kind of tools do governments …

Inhumanity Unbound: the Case for Socialism

For any thinking observer, the coronavirus pandemic is fast becoming an argument for socialism. Even a bitter enemy of public ownership, planning, and economic equality like The Wall Street Journal caustically acknowledges that the PRC’s remarkable defeat of the coronavirus epidemic was achieved with the quickly mobilized, effective state-owned-enterprises (SOEs). In a tellingly titled article …

Socialist Optimism in the Times of Corona

BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA Everywhere we turn today, we are constantly reminded of the coronavirus and its lethal effects. From travel restrictions to food insecurity, the Western world is experiencing what billions of people around the world experience daily under the capitalist economic system. Ironically, it is these downtrodden and oppressed communities that we should …

Coronavirus: SA following U.K. policy of killing people, making shocking profits

By Andile Mngxitama Black First Land First (BLF) has been telling you that Dr Zweli Mkhize was announcing government policy when he said that 60 to 70% of the South African population will get the coronavirus. It’s the ‘herd immunity’ policy. It’s based on letting people die and making shocking profits for white monopoly capital …

Why repatriate possible coronavirus carriers from Wuhan to SA?

SAA airplane at the Polokwane International Airport carrying 122 South Africans who were repatriated from Wuhan, China. Image credit: Itumeleng English/African News Agency (ANA) By BO Staff Writer A repatriation group including the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Department of Health, and South African Airways (SAA) members, returned via SAA flight ZS-SND Airbus to …

How other countries are responding to coronavirus

By Andile Mngxitama On how to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, here are the worlds current best practices: 1. Spain: nationalized the private healthcare sector. 2. Italy: suspended mortgage bond payments. 3. Canada: suspended rent and mortgages. 4. Egypt: reduced interest rates. 5. Kenya: shutdown the country. 6. Venezuela: Secured over 10000 units of Cuban …