Covid-19: Social murder, they wrote—elected, unaccountable, and unrepentant

  title={Covid-19: Social murder, they wrote—elected, unaccountable, and unrepentant},
  author={Kamran Abbasi},
  • K. Abbasi
  • Published 3 February 2021
  • Political Science
  • BMJ
After two million deaths, we must have redress for mishandling the pandemic 

Facing leadership that kills

  • A. Jadad
  • Medicine
    Journal of public health policy
  • 2021
Before covid-19, only two things were known to influence the course of pandemic diseases—isolation and vaccination. We must now add murderous incompetence, culpable negligence, perfunctory conduct of

Death by Capitalism: Quantifying ‘Social Murder’ Using Cross-Country Data on COVID-19 Fatalities*

We empirically evaluate whether capitalism is implicated in the deaths of individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic using data from January 2020 through March 2021. We separate out the effects of the

Mainstream News Media's Engagement with Friedrich Engels’s Concept of Social Murder

Literature now exists on how the media reports on health inequalities. One compelling concept as to the sources and impacts of health inequalities is “social murder” as articulated by Friedrich

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  • Richard J. Alexander
  • Political Science
    International Journal of Business and Applied Social Science
  • 2021
The paper claims that corona discourse is here to stay. The pandemic has achieved hegemony over humanity. The everyday discourse patterns that from the start were packed with medical and

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Challenge and opportunity: Making sense of the ‘first lockdown’ experience of families with young children and health and social care practitioners in Southend-on-Sea (the United Kingdom)

COVID-19 has had a significant and measurable impact on individuals and families in economically deprived areas both in the United Kingdom and internationally. This article examines issues of

A Turkish Plague Tale: Dying Healthcare Workers in Pandemics

Dceased HCW are significantly younger than all COVID-19 deaths, which suggests that HCW have not been protected necessarily, and the number of deaths among blue-collar workers in healthcare is more frequent in those younger than 50 years old is an indication of the class nature of the pandemic.

From the Cancer Stage of Capitalism to the Political Principle of the Common: The Social Immune Response of "Food as Commons".

  • N. Rose
  • Political Science
    International journal of health policy and management
  • 2021
The Food as Commons proposal lacks coherence, rigour and a viable strategy to move beyond the current crisis, and its transformative potential can be strengthened through a more explicitly political grounding based on appeals to and support of anti- and post-capitalist movements and initiatives.

Introduction: Friedrich Engels and geography

Friedrich Engels (1820–1895) was Marx’s closest collaborator. He was influential in promoting Marxism both during Marx’s lifetime and after it. However, he is mentioned less often than Marx in