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COVID-19: A Socialist Response
22/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
As COVID-19 spreads rapidly around the world, outpacing our capacity for testing, let alone treatment, it highlights the weakness of the capitalist system in the face of a biological crisis. The global pandemic shows governments’ around the world are prioritizing the interests of corporations and the stock market, while leaving working class people to deal with the public health risks of precarious work and inequality. Fortunately, there are already movements fighting for a healthier economy and there are actions we can take to fight for a more just, sustainable and healthier world.