In India, a 21 days lockdown has triggered a wave of famine and despair affecting millions of homeless migrant workers all over the country. No lockdown for the homeless: “too poor to afford a meal”. (April)
The impoverishment in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa is beyond description. For large sectors of the urban population, household income has literally been wiped out.
In Italy, the destabilization of the tourist industry has resulted in bankruptcies and rising unemployment.
In many countries, citizens are the object of police violence. The tendency is towards a totalitarian state.
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