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Racism and COVID-19: Black Lives Don’t Matter to the Capitalists

Por LEROY JAMES The horrific murder of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia is a reminder of the deep-seated institutional and interpersonal racism that permeates American society—and is only the tip of the iceberg. One of the starkest ways in which the ugly face of capitalism has been exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic has been in the racial disparity of its victims—those lost to the virus, those now being brutalized by the racist police enforcement of social distancing measures, and those being sacrificed every day as the capitalists