Social Distancing in a Trader Joes Line
The Class Interests Behind Social Distancing, Lockdowns, and “Stay At Home” Orders

Social distancing in and of itself is an iron necessity for addressing the spread of COVID-19. However, the capitalist state cannot coordinate the response required to stem the disease significantly.

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Pandemics, Profiteering and Big Pharma: How Capitalism Plagues Public Health

A perfect storm of private sector profiteering, reckless production practices, environmental destruction, and underinvestment in medical research has made global pandemics more common, and undermined our capacity to deal with them.

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A Socialist Program to Fight COVID-19 and the Economic Crisis

The devastation of the coronavirus pandemic is a product of capitalism, a system that puts profit over the lives of people. Only a revolutionary socialist program can end this nightmare!

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COVID-19 Pandemic: The Threatening Catastrophe and How to Combat It

The following statement by the International Marxist Tendency explains how capitalism has utterly failed to deal with the coronavirus crisis, and is putting the lives of millions of people at risk.

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American Capitalism on the Edge of the Abyss

The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged American society into panic. With confirmed cases and the death toll rising by the hour, capitalism has already proved incapable of dealing with this crisis.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Opens a New Stage in World History

The new coronavirus has set in motion a chain reaction, which is upending any semblance of stability in one country after another. All of the contradictions of the capitalist system are coming crashing to the […]

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Italy: The Coronavirus Epidemic Is an Emergency, but Capitalism Is the Real Disaster

The coronavirus crisis in Italy is the most severe of Europe. This shows the chronic failures of the government, whose response has been totally inadequate.

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Coronavirus in Italy—Indiscriminate Measures and Fearmongering

Rather than inform the public and protect public health, the Italian government enacted inefficient measures, caused panic, and suppressed the labor movement.

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Coronavirus Outbreak Threatens World Economy

The coronavirus outbreak triggered the biggest wave of stock market losses since 2008. Markets are worried that the virus will have a serious impact on an already weak world economy.

China Send Off Li Wenliang
The Impact of the Coronavirus Outbreak on the Chinese Regime

The spread of coronavirus throughout China is beginning to have serious political repercussions for the regime, and Xi Jinping is struggling to keep the lid down.

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“The Future Belongs to Us!”: Interview with Russian Climate Strike Activist

The IMT recently interviewed Leonid Shaidurov, a 17-year-old activist who has played a leading role in the School Strikes for Climate movement in Russia.

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Capitalism Pushes Food Supply Toward Tipping Point

The climate crisis continues to disrupt life as we know it. Humanity’s food supply is under threat, but capitalism won’t undertake climate repair if it is not profitable.

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