GERMANY LEADS THE WAY OUT OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

The latest in the regular E&L Covid-19 articles was first posted by Socialist Democracy (Ireland) and addressed the post Covid-19 Lockdown situation in Germany.   GERMANY LEADS THE WAY OUT OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN   We all know that Germany is the most important State in Europe, the economy is the fourth largest in the world,…

TWO RESPONSES TO THE COVID19 PANDEMIC

Following from our earlier postings from Trade unionists, health workers, independence supporters and community activists and from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) (http://republicancommunist.org/blog/2020/03/26/fighting-the-covid-19-pandemic/), we are posting two further statements on the Covid19  pandemic, the first from Dumfries TUC , the second from SNP Socialists.     1. Dumfries TUC Co19 Statement

A BRIEF HISTORY AND THE CONTEXT FOR RECOVERY IN MENTAL HEALTH

Bob Goupillot writes about organising against discrimination, oppression and exploitation, and how this affected the Movement for Recovery in Mental Health.   A BRIEF HISTORY AND THE CONTEXT FOR RECOVERY IN MENTAL HEALTH     The Recovery movement has several roots these include The various historical movements for greater Civil rights. The evidence from experts…

Politics can be bad for your health

Mary Ward argues why communists must take an holistic approach to health and health care. In socialist circles, when you talk about campaigning around health issues, comrades, understandably, turn their thoughts to fighting to defend the NHS. The cuts in provision, introduction of the mysterious internal market, the quangos that run our local health services,…