COVID-19

The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party/Unidas Podemos coalition government has launched its 2021 draft budget to great fanfare, writes Dick Nichols.

The pain that comes from not being able to see a relative in their last weeks or days is hard to describe and border closures based on politics makes it harder, writes Pip Hinman.

Ahead of the United States election, President Donald Trump’s administration has effectively given up on controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Barry Sheppard.

This month marked two and a half years since the assassination of Brazilian socialist councillor Marielle Franco. Green Left spoke to Andre Mozor about the campaign demanding justice for Marielle and Brazil’s worsening political and health crisis.

Six months after the first COVID-19 case was officially confirmed in Indonesia, it is clear that the government has failed to control the pandemic, write Rebecca Meckelburg and Charan Bal

The England and Wales Court of Appeal has overturned a court decision that denied the Venezuelan government access to its gold stored in the Bank of London, write Vijay Prashad and Carmen Navas Reyes.

For weary parents and restless students, the staged return to school in Melbourne is a welcome relief. But teachers, such as Daryl Croke, Mary Merkenich, Beth Muldoon and Carlene Wilson are warning about the risk of COVID-19 transmission in densely-packed classrooms.

There are strong indications that the Queensland Greens will increase their parliamentary representation after the October 31 election, which is being seen as a referendum on Labor's handling of the COVID-19 crisis, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Masses of Indonesian workers took strike action across the country on October 6–7 against a new employment law, writes Susan Price.

The fact President Donald Trump was found to have COVID-19 and became sick enough that he was sent to a Navy hospital has put the pandemic back on the centre stage of the presidential campaign, writes Barry Sheppard.

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