COVID-19 Resources

A group of activists within Science for the People is curating articles on different topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic, from the perspective of radical science.

Science Not Silence

Attacks on Science

The pandemic has highlighted the Trump Administration’s policy of marginalizing science. The articles in this section chronicle these attacks on science during and before the current crisis.

Face Masks

The articles in this section cover the use and effectiveness of different types of face masks in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Health Risks to the Vulnerable

The articles in this section focus on the risks faced during the pandemic by health-care and other frontline workers and by populations that were already marginalized, specifically the unhoused.


The pandemic is affecting populations across the world in quite different ways. The articles in this section highlight these differences, their relation to the global capitalism system, and internationalist efforts in the context of the pandemic.

Personal Protective Equipment

This section explains what personal protective equipment (PPE) is in the context of COVID-19, what the US federal guidelines are and where they are inadequate, and why there are shortages of PPE.

Vaccines and Virology

The articles in this section discuss the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the development of vaccines and therapeutic drugs for the virus, and ongoing virology research, including citizen science.