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Slum dwellers receive free food during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Those most at risk

Husna Rizvi on how the virus will impact those already living in confinement.​

Latest issue: March-April 2020

How we make poverty

The entrance graffiti of the Ex-Caserma Livorno. Credit: Stefania D'Ignoti

Stefania D’ignoti speaks to a group of volunteers met with hostility and legal persecution after returning to Italy from the autonomous Kurdish-held region of Rojava.

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The UK’s coronavirus healthcare policy exposes the farce at the core of the privatization project, writes Ellen Lees of We Own It.

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law in Shaheen Bagh, area of New Delhi, India January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Husna Rizvi on the militant women at the centre of India’s thriving secular movement.​

A McDonald's employee holds a banner in protest of the Statutory Sick Pay offered by the goverment as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Even in times of social distancing, building a collective, social response to the pandemic is our only salvation, argues Paul Engler.

A girl wears a protective face mask amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sanaa, Yemen March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Marcus Skinner of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on the looming impacts of coronavirus on the world’s worst humanitarian conflict.

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