2020-04-08: Social Media Postees

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Turkey | distributes millions of free face masks to its citizens as | superpowers struggle
yenisafak.com | 2020-04-08
Many governments around the world are scrambling to meet the basic needs of millions of citizens who have been confined to their homes amid the coronavirus outbreak as they face challenges to provide essential medical items such as face masks and disinfectants to help curb the pandemic.However in a stark contrast to the rest of the world, Turkey's practices in times of hardship have proved the country's determination to sustain the welfare state.The Turkish government is providing all essential goods and services to citizens older than 65 or those suffering from chronic illnesses as they are restricted indoors.Hu…

Billionaire-backed Human Rights Watch lobbies for lethal US sanctions on leftist governments as the Covid crisis rages
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2020-04-08
Regime change-hungry HRW is proudly taking credit for crushing new US sanctions on Nicaragua while pushing to escalate Washington's economic…

Eyewitness China: How socialism is defeating COVID-19
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-04-07
Shenzhen, China – Car horns, construction projects and the hustle of people heading to work: these are the sounds I'm greeted with every morning as life has mostly returned to normal in China. This is in stark contrast to only a month and a half ago when the streets were completely barren in Shenzhen, the sixth largest city in China and a city of 13 million people. If not for everyone wearing medical face masks and temperature checks at the entrance to every building, no one would believe we were still in the middle of a global pandemic. However, this is the reality in China, which has almost completely defeated…

China donates 1000 ventilators to New York
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-04-06
New York, NY – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 4 that China has donated 1000 ventilators to the state of New York. This act further shows the contrast between how China has handled the novel coronavirus versus the United States, and how socialism is better equipped to handle public health crises than capitalism can. | China, under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, took swift action when the coronavirus hit. In mid-January, China implemented a lockdown, including movement in and out of Wuhan and 15 cities in the Hubei province. As a result, new cases went from a peak of thousands per day to…