COVID-19

A tale of two pandemics

June 2020

Murderous prejudice, healthcare for profit, capitalist ineptitude — it all happened during the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. Fightback lessons learned then illuminate the way forward now.

Bailouts rob the public to give to the rich

June 2020

A clear-eyed report on how $8 trillion of public funds for Covid-19 aid went mostly to big corporations and millionaires. Token relief went to families, individuals, and truly small businesses.

Informe de Argentina: la cuarentena, la pobreza y la represión provocan protestas y huelgas

junio de 2020

María Álvarez es una trabajadora sanitaria de primera línea en Buenos Aires y fundadora del Partido Socialismo y Libertad, un afiliado del Comité la Reagrupación Internacional Revolucionaria (CRIR). El 20 de marzo el presidente Alberto Fernández decretó la cuarentena para evitar el colapso sanitario por la propagación del coronavirus. Transitaba entonces su tercer mes de… Read more »

In Argentina: quarantine, poverty, and repression

June 2020

An eye-witness report on how the Argentine government is using the pandemic to collapse the public healthcare system, fire workers, rescue big business, and repress growing protest.

Educate, agitate, and organize

June 2020

Freedom Socialist Party members join co-workers to fight for safety and economic security, as the Party offers unique analysis on the pandemic, its unequal effect on people of color, and capitalist economics.