Racial Capitalism and COVID-19

Authors

  • Zophia Edwards

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-072-10-2021-03_2

Keywords:

Race, Class, Health, Capitalism, Marxism, Political Economy, Inequality

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp relief the deep structural problems affecting nonwhite racialized workers in the core and periphery. Yet, many social scientific analyses of the global political economy, at least in the pre-COVID era, are race neutral or willfully indifferent to the persistent racial pattern of global inequalities. Even if they do address legacies of colonialism, they ignore the ongoing racial logics of oppression embedded therein.

Published

2021-03-11

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