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Global Left Midweek - April 15, 2020

Overviews of the Covid-19 crisis, new leaders for UK Labour, and reports from four continents

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Posters for a rent strike during the coronavirus lockdown, Bristol, 31 March 2020, Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA
  1. Overviews on the Crisis
  2. UK: New Leaders for Labour
  3. Kerala, India
  4. Africa
  5. Palestine
  6. Brazil
  7. Philippines
  8. UK
  9. Colombia

Overviews on the Crisis

The Coming Global Recession: Building an Internationalist Response Jayati Ghosh, Quinn Slobodian, Walden Bello and Lebohang Pheko / Transnational Institute (Amsterdam)

The Crisis This Time  Sam Gindin / Socialist Project (Toronto)

It Can Be Done  Eamonn McCann / Rebel (Dublin)

Learning From AIDS Activism  Gary Kinsman / Radical Noise (Toronto)

UK - New Leaders for Labour

The Plot Against Corbyn  Alex Snowden / Counterfire (London)

After Corbyn  Aaron Bastani / Novara Media (London)

Left Unity and Socialist Advance  Morning Star (London)

Reports - Fighting for Survival

Kerala, India  Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram / Inter Press Service (New York)

Africa  Heike Becker, Femi Aborisade and Issa ShivjiReview of African Political Economy (London)

Palestine  Aaron Lakoff  and Weeam Hammoudeh / Independent Jewish Voices (Toronto) 

Brazil  Catarina Barbosa and Marina Duarte de Souza / Brasil de Fato (São Paulo)

Philippines  Nick Aspinwall / The Diplomat (Washington)

UK  Sophie Hemery / Novara Media

Colombia  Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Ana Maldonado and Zoe PC / Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)