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Ecuador national strike

Defying the state of emergency, enduring brutal police and military repression, hundreds of thousands of Ecuadorians continue to remain on the streets against neoliberalism, reports Tanya Wadhwa.

The pandemic has provided cover for a direct assault on exhausted and demoralised health professionals in Britain, writes Bob Gill.

Girl wearing a mask

Time of Pandemics didn’t start out as a film about COVID-19, but only months into the project, the global pandemic began, writes Susan Price.

Man begging

Asia’s billionaires have increased their wealth by 74% while 148 million others in the region have been pushed into poverty since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, writes S Arutchelvan.

Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart, warns that unless the federal government restrains its pandemic spending, the country will end up like Sri Lanka. Michael Cooke and Lionel Bopage argue that this is neoliberal nonsense.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme purports to support a better life for hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities, their families and carers. Graham Matthews, Steve Warren, Terry Townsend and Lisa Macdonald argue for a needs-driven scheme.

Save the NHS

Boris Johnson's government is intent on delivering the National Health Service to global private health providers and private health insurance conglomerates — unless it is stopped, writes Bob Gill.

Despite dumping on his former boss Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings has played his own role in the hollowing out Britain's democracy, writes Simon Hannah.

Health workers went on strike and protests were held at the opening of the G20's Global Health Summit in Rome, reports Peoples Dispatch.

The leaders of nine opposition parties have joined forces to demand Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment, reports Yanis Iqbal.

Next year's French elections will take place in a context where the parties of the left and right are in grave difficulty and the COVID-19 pandemic poses new problems for capitalists and anticapitalists alike, writes John Mullen.

Protests continue against Modi’s three new farm laws amidst a deadlock between farmers’ unions and the government. Indian socialist and feminist Kavita Krishnan discussed the situation with Green Left.

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the rise of authoritarian regimes as a brutal expression of neoliberalism’s death throes, writes Susan Price. 

The #EndSARS protests in Nigeria have opened up new possibilities for resistance by the Nigerian working class and peasantry against neoliberalism and brutal state violence, writes Shawn Hattingh.

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

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.

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