health and medicine

The Coronavirus Disaster and the Forces for Change - Mark Kosman

Respect Public Hospital Nurses and our Patients

The UK Government's handling of the coronavirus disaster has been chaotic from the start. Meanwhile, criticism from opposition parties has been half-hearted at best.[1] Consequently, health professionals and scientists have had to lead the way in holding the Government to account.

To the Living: Brief report on the Greek pandemic crisis and the social struggles against it

Skya

This letter aims to inform comrades around the world about the situation in Greece during the coronavirus pandemic.

Clap for carers but now they want our money as well

For the last three Thursdays we have been asked to “clap for carers”. As we have said before, we fully support all NHS staff (and in fact all workers) and the appreciation they are getting. But, we also need to remember why we are in the position we are in, where the NHS is under staffed; doesn’t have enough beds; and many staff have to claim benefits to top up their disgustingly low wages.

How Abolitionists On Both Sides of the Wall Are Taking Action As Coronavirus Spreads

A round-up of how prison abolitionists are responding to the growing public health crisis and the particular challenges it poses to prisoners who cannot effectively self-isolate. This feature was first published by It's Going Down.

Why is coronavirus killing so many people in Italy?

"Confindustria: your health is worth less than our profits."

Let's make a few things clear: Coronavirus is killing thousands of people in Italy because of inequality, business, reckless disregard for workers' lives.

An Anarchist and Filipino Diaspora Perspective on the COVID-19 Pandemic

A perspective of a Filipino-American on the COVID-19 crisis.

Clap For carers: A statement from some of us in Haringey Solidarity Group

We TOTALLY respect, appreciate and support all that those in the NHS are doing and putting themselves through, along with millions of other essential workers. But, we have concerns that the Clap For Carers gesture will be seen as a smoke screen for the government’s handling of the current situation.

Ang Virus ay Hindi Buhay, Samakatuwid Hindi Mapapatay

A pamphlet on the current COVID-19 pandemic, translated by an anarchist in the Philippines.

Workers Launch Wave of Wildcat Strikes As Trump Pushes for ‘Return to Work’ Amidst Exploding Coronavirus

A report on the spread of wildcat strikes in response to the coronavirus in the US. This article was first published by It's Going Down.

Staying Healthy, Staying Connected: COVID-19 info for prisoners

A zine created by Blue Ridge Anarchist Black Cross with information for prisoners about the coronavirus outbreak. Primarily in English with some Spanish sections, and designed for North Carolina inmates although most of the information will be applicable elsewhere.