doctors and soldiers against the Corona virus and the ignorance virus
Europe for the better and (not) for the worse
So, they came right out and said it — "We are flying blind". In the USA, as of this cartoon, they've tested 11,000 people, a bunch of which are members of a professional basketball team.
In China, they built a hospital in six days to deal with COVID19. SIX DAYS. In the USA, we're lucky to have tested 11,000 people NATIONWIDE; meanwhile, in Korea, they're testing 20,000 people PER DAY.
"Flying blind", they tell us — and all they've got to offer us is "social distancing" and "jazz hands". This country doesn't have a clue how to deal with a problem if we can't BOMB it.
Everywhere you look around the world these days, the Left is gathering strength and taking the streets, often organizing and acting outside the constraints of standard-issue electoral politics. The issues they address are international ones that the People can unite around: neoliberalism, austerity, fascism, militarism.
Everywhere except the USA, that is... Here, what passes for the Left is turned inward, all about the "election", all about "beating Trump", pouring all of its available energy into getting one guy elected President.