Voices Radio: COVID 19 and the Challenge to Organizers in Black, Latino(a) and low-income communities
A Compelling, Challenging, and Urgent Discussion of COVID 19 and the great challenges for social, racial, and climate justice organizers
Laurie Barrett—author of the The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
Her hair-raising, sober, and chilling assessment of the COVID 19 Virus in discussion with Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta
COVID 19 and the Challenge to Organizers in Black, Latino(a) and low-income communities
And all racial, social, and climate justice organizers
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Eric’s summary of key points that will be discussed based on Laurie Barrett’s brilliant assessment
This is a brand new microbe never seen on planet earth before.
The U.S. death toll is 75 thousand and the world death toll is 316,000 always getting larger
We need a vaccine that is a “home run” and must be produced for all 7.5 Billion people on the planet
If not successfully eradicated may get out slowly all over planet and hope the virus does not mutate
The Rich countries must give massive aid and income transfers to the poor countries.
Eric adds this is an anti-imperialist challenge to today’s movement-every social justice group must be evaluated by its concrete aid to the Third World
The Strategy Center is raising this challenge to ourselves
The leadership of the Cuban medical brigades must be acknowledged and emulated.