A Healthcare Worker Answers Governor Cuomo’s ‘Conundrum’

By Mike Pappas, Left Voice. -

In a recent press conference Governor Andrew Cuomo highlighted information from a new analysis of COVID-19 data finding a majority of the new patients being admitted were staying at home. Cuomo [...]

Mass Unemployment Is A Failure Of Capitalism

By Richard D. Wolff, Popular Resistance. -

The difficulties caused to workers by record unemployment during the pandemic are a product of capitalism. Most of the time, employers decide to hire or fire workers depending on which choice [...]

Reopening The Economy Will Send Us To Hell

By Mike Davis, LA Progressive. -

As we head into the fifth month of the outbreak, millions of working families feel like they have been kidnapped and sent to hell. As unemployment (officially reported) soars toward 30 percent [...]

Indian State Shows Why Fighting COVID-19 Requires Working-Class Power

By Samantha Argawal, Truthout. -

Even as the death toll in the U.S. from COVID-19 climbs to 63,583 and increasing numbers of Americans are forced to decide whether to forgo potentially life-saving treatment or face bankruptcy, [...]

Capitalism Is Failing Its Coronavirus Stress Test

By Labor Leaders, In These Times. -

At this moment of unprecedented crisis, how can we ensure the physical safety and economic health of U.S. workers? According to a recent USA Today op-ed by four national union [...]

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 [...]

Coronavirus And The Crisis This Time

By Sam Gindin, The Bullet. -

Crises – not regular downturns but major crises – are characterized by the uncertainty they bring. They interrupt the normal and require yet-to-be discovered abnormal responses in order for us to [...]

Essential Workers Of The World Unite!

By Santiago Leyva del Río and Kaveri Medappa, ROAR Magazine. -

Ironically, the global pandemic which threatens our lives has put a spotlight on the infrastructures that sustain them. The workers who have always been saving lives, caring for the ill, cleaning [...]

Pandemic, The Left And Workers’ Power

By Juan Cruz Ferre, Left Voice. -

There are over 140,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., but the actual number of infected individuals is probably already in the millions. We don’t know the real incidence of infections [...]

Bailout The Pension System

By Ed Ott, Portside. -

It is not a secret that the United States has an inadequate and underfunded pension retirement system.  Its about to get much worse!  The private and public sectors’ pension plans are suffering [...]

Class Struggle Is Global

By Harry Targ, Heartland Radical. -

Today, the United States is seeking to crush the Venezuelan experiment and to destroy all vestiges of the Bolivarian Revolution in the Hemisphere. The project includes securing complete control [...]

We Won’t Pay For This Crisis: An Emergency Program To Protect Working People

By Staff, Leftvoice.org -

The spread of the COVID-19 virus has caused not only a world health crisis, but may also cause a deep economic depression. The fabric of society is becoming strained to the breaking point, and [...]

Who’s At Fault For Cuba’s Economic Problems?

By Reese Erlich, Progressive.org -

HAVANA—Chef Alexis Alvarez was in panic mode. He was preparing a gourmet meal for visitors from the United States when the electricity went out. He mostly cooks with natural gas and charcoal, but [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Stands In Revolutionary Solidarity With The People Of Bolivia

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

The Black Alliance for Peace condemns the U.S. sponsored counter-revolutionary coup in Bolivia. The right-wing ruling elite of Bolivia with the full support of the bipartisan right-wing U.S. [...]

War And Militarism Are Class Issues

By Ajamu Baraka. -

As a Black working-class oriented alliance residing in the center of empire and committed to peace and abolishing war, repression and imperialism, we are quite clear about how we see the world [...]

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