Corona Virus

Coronavirus: A Call for Solidarity in a Time of Crisis

Abahlali baseMjondol meeting, Durban, February 2020

Statement on the coronavirus crisis from Abahlali baseMjondolo.

Empty supermarkets: The food supply-chain from a workers’ perspective

Everyone is complaining about empty supermarket shelves. Lots of people are now asking themselves how they get filled in the first place.

The Four Horsemen of Capitalist Decay

Capitalism – the current social system based on private property, wage labour and production for profit – is at a turning point. Day by day it becomes clearer that the existing relations of production have become fetters preventing humanity from addressing the urgent problems facing the whole planet. Unable to resolve its own contradictions, capitalism is instead hurtling us towards barbarism.

Class War Not on Pause

The Anarchist Communist Group (ACG) responds to the "all in it together" approach of the media and political class.

Coronavirus and the ill health of capitalism

Comment from the Anarchist Communist Group (ACG) on the Coronavirus pandemic, 19 March 2020.

Thoughts on the Corona regime

Corona has taken over. Despite the fear and panic (or even denial) that has taken hold, one thing is for sure: the cracks of the system are emerging for all to see.

Italy: "We're not Lambs to the Slaughter!" Class Struggle in the Time of Coronavirus

The line that divides this entire society into two social classes is today, in the time of coronavirus, clearer than ever.

Initial Thoughts on Coronavirus and its Fallout

The article which follows is a translation from Battaglia Comunista 3 (March 2020), paper of our Italian affiliate, the Internationalist Communist Party. Italy has currently one of the worst death rates from coronavirus (4%), higher even than China’s. This despite locking down over a dozen towns in Lombardy, closing all schools and universities throughout the country, banning public gatherings and telling Italians who attend any social gatherings that they should keep one metre in any direction away from the next person.

An Epidemic of Stupidity & Authoritarianism

A combination of conspiracy theories, stupidity, and authoritarianism are hampering attempts to deal with the coronavirus.