Monthly Archives: May 2020

Corona: US military develops rapid Covid-19 test, 5/3/2020

by Monique Ryser “Our test would be an absolute breakthrough,” says Ringeisen. It would massively improve the diagnosis of infected persons and enable them to be quickly quarantined so that they do not infect other people. The test should be … Continue reading

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Antifascists demand that May 8 become a holiday in Germany by John Spohr

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/05/08/18832925.php Former German President Richard von Weizs├Ącker spoke out in favor of interpreting Germany’s military defeat as a liberation and postulated that May 8 was a “gateway to the future”. The real goal is a nationwide public holiday, as demanded … Continue reading

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Corona, capitalism and nature by Marijke Colle, May 2020

Corona, capitalism and nature by Marijke Colle, May 2020https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/05/06/18832845.php “Radical reforms are needed. The policies of the last forty years must be reversed. The government must play a stronger role in the economy. It must no longer regard public services … Continue reading

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When fear reigns and The gaps in the market-oriented health care system by Anna Jikhareva and Anne Jung, April 2020

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/05/04/18832818.php What was thought to be temporary has remained until today. Temporary rules became law. Snowden warns of a similar process in the context of a real crisis. Surveillance is accepted on an unprecedented scale. The virus is dangerous. But … Continue reading

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Happy May Day!

China’s factories are back, its consumers aren’t, NYTimes.com, May 1, 2020 For the earth brings forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear. (Mark 4, 28) Over 1100 translated articles … Continue reading

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