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Global Left Midweek - May 20, 2020

Parties and movement groups, Cuba and Vietnam, and African scholar activists face the Corona crisis

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Pham Trung Ha, an acclaimed painter, joined forces with the ministry of health and Vietnam Stamp Company to work on two designs, Credit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vietnam
  1. New Analyses on the Crisis
  2. UK Dispatches
  3. More Government Responses to Covid
  4. Parties and Movement Groups
  5. Webinar: Covid in Africa
  6. Legacies

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New Analyses on the Crisis

Replacing Neoliberalism Walden Bello / Foreign Policy in Focus (Washington)

Political Pandemonium Radhika Desai / Canadian Dimension (Winnipeg)

International Call to Democratize Work / Il Manifesto Global (Rome)

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UK Dispatches

Taking On the Party Machine  Lewis Bassett / Jacobin (New York)

New Directions for Momentum  Sienna Rodgers / LabourList (London)

Mutual Aid Frictions and Promises  Amardeep Singh Dhillon / Red Pepper (London)

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More Government Responses to Covid

Vietnam Peter Boyle / Left Green (Sydney)

Cuba  Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan / Truthout (Sacramento)

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Parties and Movement Groups

Sinn Féin, Ireland Julien Mercille / Le Monde diplomatique (Paris)

MST, Brazil  Lu Sudré / Brasil de Fato (São Paulo)

Parti communiste, France  Adrien Welsh / People's Voice (Vancouver)

Women’s Party, South Korea  Seulki Lee / Reuters (London)

India Joint Opposition Statement: Free Them All / NewsClick (New Delhi)

A New Solidarity Pact for Palestinian Youth / Peoples Dispatch (New Delhi)

Haiti Community Groups Reject Gold Mining Projects  Ellie Happel / Earthworks (Washington)

Webinar: Covid in Africa

Tafadzwa Choto, Femi Aborisade, Gacheke Gachihi, Lena Anyuolo, Gyekye Tanoh and Heike Becker / Review of African Political Economy (London)

Activists and researchers from around the continent discussed the impact of the measures taken against the coronavirus by the ruling classes. 

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Legacies

Neil Davidson  George Kerevan / Bella Caledonia (Edinburgh)

On Eric Hobsbawm's Bio  Neil Davidson / Jacobin (New York)

Ramona Medina  / Peoples Dispatch