COVID-19 and Health Crisis

New York Workers Assembly Against Racism

A powerful and forward-planning Workers Assembly Against Racism was held at Union Square in New York City on Oct. 18.…

October 23, 2020

Indigenous Peoples Day in the time of COVID-19

To see people still celebrating Columbus in the time of COVID immediately brings to mind the smallpox and other pandemics…

October 21, 2020

Warehouse workers organize for COVID-19 safety at Mars Wrigley

Chicago — The Warehouse Workers for Justice, Mars Workers for Justice, the Foodchain Workers Alliance and the HEAL Alliance are…

October 21, 2020

Oregon prisoners resist denial of Covid-19 protocol

Portland, Ore. On four successive days in late September, four prisoners in Oregon state prisons died of Covid-19. On Oct.…

October 19, 2020

This system is sick

The COVID-19 crisis is shedding a glaring light on the contradictions and failures of capitalism. Millions of lives are at…

October 19, 2020

California nurses declare: ‘Patients over profits!’

This statement was released Oct.7 by the Organizing Committee of the Workers Assembly. Over 1,000 nurses in California began a…

October 14, 2020

Viral capitalism: Racist, sexist bosses kill jobs

Another 1.3 million people filed for unemployment benefits during the week of Sept. 28, adding to the ranks of the…

October 13, 2020

‘Capitalism on a Ventilator’/ The impact of COVID-19 in China & the U.S.

“Capitalism on a Ventilator: The Impact of COVID-19 in China & the U.S” chronicles the terminal decline of capitalism. The…

October 13, 2020

Obreras negras y latinx lideran huelga hacia la victoria

¡Ganaron! La histórica huelga de 10 días de trabajadores en instalaciones médicas en tres ciudades de Illinois resultó en una…

October 13, 2020

Rich get richer, poor get poorer — and sicker

“The rich get richer and the poor get poorer.”  The old cliché is still true — obscenely true. In six…

October 12, 2020