Diné Organization Files Petition Against United States, Cites Human Rights Violations

By Darren Thompson, Native News Online. -

For decades, the people on Navajo Nation have had no drinking water, due to uranium mining. Today, the Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining (ENDAUM) submitted the additional documents [...]

Half A Million South Korean Workers Walk Off Jobs In General Strike

By Jia Hong And Ju-hyun Park, Truthout. -

Today, South Korea ranks third in highest annual working hours and as of 2015 it was third in workplace deaths among member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [...]

Workers At Beverage Giant Refresco Defeated A ‘Notorious’ Union Buster

By Alice Herman, In These Times. -

As the spread of Covid-19 forced millions of workplaces to close in March 2020, Cesar Moreira continued to report to a bottling plant in Wharton, N.J., where he works as a batching technician. [...]

Digital Vaccine Passports Pave Way For Surveillance Capitalism

By Jeremy Loffredo And Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

The death by starvation of Etwariya Devi, a 67-year-old widow from the rural Indian state of Jharkhand, might have passed without notice had it not been part of a more widespread trend. Like [...]

‘Days Of Shame’ Highlights Failure To Back TRIPS Waiver For COVID Vaccines

By Peoples Health Dispatch, People's Dispatch. -

Health activists gathered at Geneva’s central train station on Wednesday, October 13, calling on the EU, the UK, Norway and Switzerland to endorse the TRIPS waiver proposal at the World Trade [...]

Supply Chain Crisis: Workers’ Health And Safety Vs. Capitalists’ Profits

By Betsey Piette, Workers World. -

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, panic buying seemed to create a shortage of different necessities, including toilet paper. Midway through the COVID-19 pandemic, housing [...]

A New Deal For Eds And Meds

By Ian Gavigan and Jennifer Mittelstadt, Dissent Magazine. -

Now, organizers who have built power at the local level are beginning to unite nationally. Earlier in the pandemic, higher education workers had to struggle for survival mostly on their own. The [...]

Electric Utilities Took $1.25 Billion In Bailouts, Shut Off Power Nearly 1 Million Times

By Shravya Jain-conti, Center for Biological Diversity. -

The report shows that utilities wielded political power to secure beneficial tax-code changes in the CARES Act but defied calls to grant their own customers temporary relief. Instead, 16 [...]

Health Advocates Bring Pile Of Bones To Biden Chief Of Staff, Moderna CEO

By Leandra Bernstein, ABC. -

Washington — Activists gathered outside the homes of the White House chief of staff and the CEO of Moderna to demand the Biden administration and private drug companies do more to address the [...]

Rural Hospitals Can’t Find The Nurses They Need To Fight COVID

By Aallyah Wright, PEW Charitable Trusts. -

On any given day, Mary Ellen Pratt, CEO of St. James Parish Hospital in rural Lutcher, Louisiana, doesn’t know how she’s going to staff the 25-bed hospital she manages. With the continued [...]

Covid Funds Spent On Police And Prisons

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The health and financial impacts of the covid pandemic have been enormous. More than 42 million people have been infected and 679,000 have died in this country. Individuals, businesses and every [...]

NY Times Advises China On Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure

by John Walsh, Popular Resistance. -

The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China “shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack.” So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times [...]

New Report On US’ Illegal Sanctions; A Day Of Reckoning Is Coming

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

One of President Biden's first statements included an intention to review the United States' sanctions, which are actually unilateral coercive measures, to determine if they 'unduly hinder' the [...]

25 Years Of Kerala’s ‘People’s Plan’

By Vyshakh T, People's Dispatch. -

The Left Democratic Front (LDF) of the south Indian State of Kerala, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), came to power for the second consecutive time in April this year, securing 99 [...]

Marxist Epidemiologist Calls Bullsh*t On Antivaxxers

By Rania Khalek, BreakThrough News. -

Anti-scientific conspiracy theories are spreading, not just among the right, but even even among some segments of the left. To address this issue from a Marxist perspective, Rania Khalek spoke [...]