Mutual Aid In Public Housing Continues After Housing Authority Pushback

By Sarafina Harper, The Real News. -

In early April, Baltimore City’s Housing Authority threatened Reverend Annie Chambers with arrest and eviction for distributing food to her neighbors at Douglass Homes, citing a policy barring [...]

As The World Battles COVID-19, Greece’s War On Migrants Rages On

By Spyros Galinos, ROAR Magazine. -

For many years, a silent war has been waged along Europe’s borders, but this war has left the majority of the continent’s population seemingly untouched. This contrast has become even starker in [...]

Racial Health And Economic Disparities Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Sally Sim, Inequality. -

In Baltimore, like in the rest of the United States, Covid-19 exacerbates racial inequality and economic marginalization. The legacy of discrimination and the continued corruption and [...]

Low Income/Simple Living As War Tax Resistance

By National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee. -

There are many methods of war tax resistance. Each accomplishes a different set of goals and involves a different level of personal risk. This pamphlet explores ways to eliminate [...]

COVID-19 Will Double Number Of People Facing Food Crises

By World Food Programme. -

The COVID-19 pandemic could almost double the number of people suffering acute hunger, pushing it to more than a quarter of a billion by the end of 2020, the United Nations World Food Programme [...]

The Self-Centered Rich Country Response To Pandemics And Crises Is Wrecking Poor Countries

By Tamara Pearson, Counterpunch. -

I’m squatting on a round piece of concrete, and a 72-year-old man is sitting in the gutter, his walking stick beside him. He tells me that after being deported from the United States, he has been [...]

Brazil: Favela Residents And Indigenous Communities Among Those Most At Risk Of COVID-19

By Alexander Main, CEPR.net. -

As of noon on April 8th the total number of Covid-19 positive cases reported by Brazil’s health ministry exceeded 14,000 and the number of deaths exceeded 700. This is, by far, the highest number [...]

COVID-19: Killer Of Black, Brown And Poor Of US And Haiti

By Dady Chery, News Junkie Post. -

We are supposed to be thinking this week about the health disparities in the United States based on race and ethnicity, since the New York Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio, and [...]

Total System Failure Will Give Rise To New Economy

By Pepe Escobar, Information Clearinghouse. -

Nobody, anywhere, could have predicted what we are now witnessing: in a matter of only a few weeks the accumulated collapse of global supply chains, aggregate demand, consumption, investment, [...]

Spain Is Moving To Establish Permanent Basic Income

By Joseph Zeballos-Roig, Business Insider. -

Spain is moving to implement a permanent basic income as a measure to help workers and families battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Nadia Calviño, the country's minister for economic [...]

Half A Billion People Could Be Pushed Into Poverty By Coronavirus

By Oxfam.org. -

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could push half a billion more people into poverty unless urgent action is taken to bail out developing countries, said Oxfam today. The agency [...]

This Is A Global Pandemic – Let’s Treat It As Such

By Adam Hanieh, Verso Books. -

In the face of the COVID-19 tsunami, our lives are changing in ways that were inconceivable just a few short weeks ago. Not since the 2008-2009 economic collapse has the world collectively shared [...]

These Migrant Workers Did Not Suddenly Fall From the Sky

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Madness engulfs the planet. Hundreds of millions of people are in lockdown in their homes, millions of people who work in essential jobs – or who cannot afford to stay home without state [...]

Six Quick—But Very Important—Points About Coronavirus And Poverty In The US

By Bill Quigley, Commondreams.org -

In the United States, tens of millions of people are at a much greater risk of getting sick from the coronavirus than others.  The most vulnerable among us do not have the option to comply with [...]

Ending Militarization Of Our Communities

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

In recent weeks Popular Resistance has focused on the escalation of US militarism around the world, especially in the Middle East with the assassination of General Soleimani, US troops staying in [...]