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Starmer dances to Johnson’s sinister tun

Starmer dances to Johnson’s sinister tune

As the Tories lift the lockdown, principally for economic rather than public health reasons, some might expect a challenge to this business-led strategy from the opposition in Parliament. Don’t hold your breath.”Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition” is back in the wake of Jeremy Corbyn’s resignation. For Sir Keir Starmer and his supporters,”taking a knee” means prostration […]

Transmission ‘agent’ for deadly virus is

Transmission ‘agent’ for deadly virus is capitalism itself

By RDM supporters Epidemiology, the branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases, uses the term “vector” to denote an agent that carries and transmits an infectious pathogen into another living organism. What is apparent is that the Covid-19 virus has its own specific, socially-constructed “agent”. The evidence is […]

Virus just one part of a deadly cocktail

Virus just one part of a deadly cocktail

Take one rampant market economy directed by an authoritarian state more concerned with suppressing dissent than public health, add in debt-driven globalisation, throw in extreme weather patterns and broken political systems and you have a deadly cocktail. That’s how the coronavirus pandemic originating in China, the stock market collapse, climate change and the slow death […]