Promising to “smash” Venezuela’s government during a “maximum pressure March,” Trump has imposed crushing sanctions that force Venezuela to spend three times as much as non-sanctioned countries on coronavirus testing kits.
Why sanctions against Iran and Venezuela during a pandemic are cruel Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada
Cuba leads global efforts against COVID-19 in spite of blockade Peoples Dispatch
Wildcat strike in the Mercedes-Benz Factory in Vitoria, after the company order 5000 staff to work despite a confirmed case of coronavirus, forces the closure of the plant. The factory will close except for essential maintenance from 2pm. https://t.co/Qx16ZQmlV1
— Huw Lemmey (@huwlemmey) March 16, 2020
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) March 16, 2020
Wall Street crash
What is the world coming to when the New York Fed can’t mix up $1 trillion of almost-free money in its punch bowl and get the mega Wall Street banks to drink freely?
U.S. war drive
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