Ebola and the Banks

The faces of the African presidents told the story – the expressions of amazement and amusement at the hypocritical call by Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, to African states to invest more on public health to cope better with the Ebola virus. Ironically it is of course the IMF and the World Bank which pressurise Africans and put conditions on loans to ‘encourage’ investment in private health systems.

Neoliberalism and its institutions kill !

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In socialist China there has been a successful Targeted Poverty Alleviation program, one of the three guaranteed is safe housing, which after a mass mobilisation of Communist Party members has been achieved throughout the country
https://thetricontinental.org/studies-1-socialist-construction/

In Britain homelessness is expected to soar as Covid measured are ended. The idea of affordable homes has been a pious hope, but now safe homes will be beyond the means of increasing numbers of working people.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/oct/17/thousands-of-affordable-uk-homes-wont-be-built-because-of-safety-crisis

GMB members #Brightonbinworkers strike, against sudden changes in shifts & culture of bullying, has gone on for two weeks. The Green council's intransigence has led to health risks as rubbish piles up. Green's Tory allies have accused workers of Terrorism
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/19652456.brighton-bin-strike-we-ready-settle---gmb/

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