COVID-19 and Health Crisis

Mandates alone can’t stop COVID

With pandemic rates surging, President Joe Biden on Sept. 9 announced plans to mandate vaccinations for tens of millions of…

September 14, 2021

Informe desde Nueva Orleans: El gobierno no hace nada por los pobres

1 de septiembre - Gavrielle Gemma, organizadora sindical y política desde la década de 1970 y que ahora trabaja con…

September 14, 2021

Evictions threaten millions of U.S. workers

Between 2 and 4 million households, out of 80 million rental households, will lose their homes due to evictions in…

September 13, 2021

Alabama coal miners on strike, nurses and students walk out

Centreville, Ala. Sept. 12 — At the beginning of July, Alabama’s vaccination rate was the lowest among U.S. states, with…

September 13, 2021

WW Commentary: Will reopening schools help students?

Schools are reopening in September for tens of millions of students; more had already opened in August. Many students are…

September 8, 2021

‘Now, we must mount a hurricane ourselves, of effort and determination’

The following article first appeared in Granma on Sept. 1, 2021. By Yaima Puig Meneses  The response to damages caused…

September 7, 2021

U.S. workers being pushed into an abyss

For many U.S. workers — especially low-wage workers — it has suddenly become much more difficult to put food on…

September 7, 2021

Nabisco workers strike across the U.S. 

Portland, Ore. Aug. 28 — Nearly 200 supporters attended a rally in support of Portland Nabisco workers, who went out…

September 3, 2021

Report from New Orleans: Government does nothing for the poor

Sept. 1 — Gavrielle Gemma, union and political organizer since the 1970s and now working with the New Orleans-based Workers…

September 2, 2021

Sordid source of ‘lab-leak’ accusation – against China

The following lightly edited statement was released Aug. 24 by the International Action Center (iacenter.org). The U.S.-China Solidarity Project has…

September 2, 2021