Analysis

During the COVID-19 pandemic we have all come to realise just how many people have relatively low-paid and insecure work, writes Sam Wainwright.

The COVID-19 crisis has revealed how the profits-first capitalist system fails to look after the needs of ordinary people. Fred Fuentes sketches out five lessons.

Musician Oliver Simpson explains how hard COVID-19 has hit the arts industry, with its workforce largely comprised of freelancers and casual workers.

It might seem unusual to describe climate change as a feminist issue. But it uniquely and unequally affects women and girls in many ways, argues Zita Henderson.

Unions have an opportunity to step up the campaign against casualisation, as more people can see how unfair the system is, argues Sarah Hathway.

Panic buying is a normal response in a dog-eat-dog system that is clearly failing to meet essential needs, argues Sue Bolton.

The government and corporate media are on a concerted push to divide us over who's to blame for the COVID-19 spread, argues Zebedee Parkes.

The Coalition government’s second COVID-19 stimulus package allows workers to draw on their superannuation savings to meet immediate needs. It may sound generous but, as Lisbeth Latham argues, it shifts responsibility onto those already struggling.

Moreland councillor and Socialist Alliance member Sue Bolton speaks to Green Left Radio about the social implications of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Socialist Alliance national convenor Alex Bainbridge speaks to Green Left Radio about the political implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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