The COVID-19 Pandemic Shows That Capitalism Fails Workers

By the editors, Strike Wave. -

The past month has seen unimaginable suffering among American workers—suffering caused by the enormous callousness of bosses, a tyrannical White House, and a society designed to fail those who [...]

We Don’t Have To Choose Between Our Health And The Economy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The United States is at a critical moment in the COVID-crisis. This week, the nation is likely to surpass 100,000 deaths and new hotspots in the south and midwest are developing. Forty-two states [...]

#GeneralStrike2020: How To Participate

By Popular Resistance. -

This prolonged and broad campaign will organize around a list of basic demands, as outlined here. Not on the list, but included is the demand to save the US Postal Service. The campaign will [...]

Rent Strike 2020 A Historical Perspective

By Rob Rooke, Socialist Alternative. -

This country has been catapulted into the biggest health care, economic, and social crisis in generations. One-third of apartment renters were unable to pay their full rent in April and millions [...]

Build The General Strike Movement To Change The World

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Now that May Day is behind us, we must build the General Strike campaign. The next strike day, June 1, should be the culmination of a month of working toward the day of action.  This is the [...]

Fighting COVID-19 With Mass Action And A People’s Strike

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The passionate debates surrounding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic are useless if they don’t lead to a larger fight against capitalism. The shut downs of business and schools intended to [...]

May Day General Strike, A Strong Beginning To An Ongoing Campaign

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

On May Day, the first day of an ongoing day of General Strike, there were actions all over the country supporting workers at  Amazon, Walmart, Target, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Fedex, Shipt and [...]

The Red Nation Endorses May Day 2020 General Strike

By The Editorial Council, Red Nation. -

The Red Nation joins the call by Cooperation Jackson for a national and international convergence toward a May 1st 2020 General Strike to End the COVID-19 Crisis and Create a New World. We unite [...]

Mass Strikes Across The US This May Day

By Christopher D. Cook, In These Times. -

Toiling amid a pandemic and a callous response from corporate America and the federal government that is exposing millions to deadly hazards and deepening poverty, workers across the country are [...]

#GeneralStrike2020: How To Participate On The May Day Launch

By Popular Resistance. -

On May Day, the first of May, the #GeneralStrike2020 (and beyond) campaign launches across the country. Learn more about the overall campaign in our most recent newsletter, "The Era of Mass [...]

Defying Trump’s Order, Nebraska Meatpackers Strike And More Strike News

By Mike Elk, Pay Day Report. -

Earlier today, Trump announced that he intended to use the power of the federal government and the Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open throughout the United States.  The [...]

Amazon, Walmart, FedEx Workers Plan Walkout On Friday

By Kaelan Deese, The Hill. -

The Friday demonstrations will also request protective and cleaning equipment and full disclosure on the number of infected cases in company facilities. The protest would result in employees [...]

Fired Amazon Worker Chris Smalls: Support May Day Strikers

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News. -

Another reason why we out here tonight is because Amazon is targeting specific people. We are being told to stay six feet apart. However, that rule does not apply for everyone. We’ve seen [...]

The Era Of Mass Strikes Begins On May 1, First Day Of General Strike Campaign

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

On Friday, May 1, an ongoing General Strike campaign begins. This campaign could become the most powerful movement in the United States and reset the national agenda. It comes when the failures [...]

General Strike Campaign Growing In The United States; Begins On May Day

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Over the last two years, there have been record numbers of worker strikes in the United States not seen since the depression. Since the recession and COVID-19 pandemic started this winter, there [...]

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