With many New Yorkers already squeezed for housing, the effects of the pandemic make solutions all the more urgent.
From the Guardian: Workers across the U.S. are planning another sickout protest on May Day. Also see @WholeWorkerWFM on Twitter.
“A utility plumber for the San Francisco Water Department, I am also a single mom of 12-year-old twins. Handling both jobs is a real challenge right now.”
“Unfortunately, most have no idea what to do. With no union, very few are open to taking action because they are not protected against retaliation.”
Nga Bui from the Freedom Socialist newspaper talks with NYC labor activist Elias Holtz about current organizing by nurses and other hospital workers in response to COVID-19.
30 hours work for 40 hours pay and a broad program of public works
Moz, along with more than 45 other men, is detained in a cramped hotel in the Melbourne suburb of Preston without the ability to physically distance.
La pandemia del COVID-19 ha dejado al capitalismo al desnudo profundizando la crisis de la economía global a niveles catastróficos. Pero depende de la lucha de clases qué situación política se impondrá al final de esta crisis. Al momento de escribir estas líneas, a cuatro meses de iniciado el brote de coronavirus en China, la… Read more »
To defend workers and the oppressed facing the pandemic, the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment calls for solidarity and the coordination of struggles.
It’s crucial to understand why catastrophes are causing such devastation — and to focus on solutions.