COVID-19

Two years after a deadly COVID-19 outbreak and not one lesson learned

By Steve Brooks This article previously ran as an op-ed piece in the Sacramento Bee. For six and a half…

June 13, 2022

Demanding China’s exclusion
U.S. blocks world access to vaccines

Just how far is the U.S. government determined to go in the protection of corporate profits? For the past two…

May 31, 2022

COVID-19, global warming, war can starve the world’s poorest

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, two-thirds of the families in the 70 poorest countries, the ones that the…

May 19, 2022

COVID-19 deaths mount while Biden funds war

The numbers are staggering.  In the two-year period from the start of the coronavirus pandemic in January 2020 through December…

May 9, 2022

COVID and the capitalist crisis

The capitalist class is “reopening” the international economy, harming many workers. Controls that significantly limited the spread of the coronavirus…

April 22, 2022

With nearly 1 million deaths, U.S. disparages China’s COVID-19 policy 

Look at the March 20 figures from Worldometer for the United States and China, including Hong Kong. The U.S. has…

March 25, 2022

Despite U.S. blockade, Socialist Cuba combats COVID-19

Juan Antonio Quintanilla, permanent Cuban envoy to the United Nations, adamantly stated that this Caribbean nation will stay on its…

March 9, 2022

War-fueled racism and xenophobia rising 80 years after ‘Internment’

People who knew about this sordid anniversary in the history of the United States empire marked it Feb. 19. On…

March 7, 2022

Pandemic exposes U.S. health care crisis

In the book “The Great Influenza: The Deadliest Pandemic in History” by John Barry, written in 2005 about the so-called…

February 3, 2022

Free Leonard Peltier! COVID-19 inside prison

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic currently raging through the jail, prison and detention centers of this country, Leonard…

January 31, 2022