Can socialism defeat the pandemic?

BY:Vijay Prashad| April 24, 2020
Can socialism defeat the pandemic?


Vijay Prashad, writing for the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, describes Vietnam’s response to the pandemic, noting, “Until now, there have been no deaths from COVID-19 in Vietnam.” Vijay also looks at another successful response to a different pandemic—the Soviet handling of the 1918–19 influenza outbreak. Read the article here.

Image: Hanoi streets on April 23, 2020, after the Vietnamese government loosens social distancing restrictions; Vietnamnet.


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