The final contribution we are publishing from the event last month is a set of critical observations by Simon Elmer, who was unable to attend.
From 18 September: Robin Monotti discusses capitalism’s need for ever-expanding markets, the turn to the human body as a new market and the militarization of supply chains which may be coming.
From 18 September: Dr Jenny Goodman explains why the vaccine is a socialist issue and how our health has been under attack by capitalism for many decades.
From 18 September: Emily Garcia explains how she joined Left Lockdown Sceptics and the radical feminist perspective on lockdown and the new normal.
First presented on 18 September: Victor Conti’s analysis of the lockdown and the Covid regime in the context of capitalism’s historical development and the 2019 crisis.
‘Employees who fail to report their vaccination status are ineligible to work’. California teacher Andy Lisbon explains how his district is ending medical privacy to prepare for vaccine mandates.
Around 40 people attended Left Lockdown Sceptic’s inaugural in-person meeting in North London, travelling from distances as near as the local borough to as far as Leeds and the North West.
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We’re holding a Left Lockdown Sceptics public meeting in London on 18 September. Email email@example.com to register.
Roberto Strongman from the Department of Black Studies at the University of California retells the story of Escrava Anastácia to explore the links between masks, muzzles, slavery and resistance.