In the race for vaccines and treatments, there is more at stake than national pride.
Young workers take on retail giant over COVID safety
The severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia keeps gaining momentum, and many outbreaks are linked to workplaces across the country.
COVID-19 disaster unfolds in Melbourne
A thoroughgoing look at the disintegrating situation, from the special problems of public housing residents to the real contributors to the deadly spike in cases. Solutions are posed!
Sacrificing the vulnerable: Politicians’ draconian response to New York City economic crisis
As city politicians impose austerity budgets and cut social service jobs that hit the poorest hardest, militant essential workers from fields to hospitals and schools are saying, “Tax the rich.”
Take Action to Support Yakima Fruit Workers
Take five minutes to call these companies and urge them to negotiate with their workers and not retaliate against them for striking!
Wildcat Strikes Sweep Washington’s Fruit Packing Industry as Workers Seek Safety Against Covid-19
On May 7, fruit packers at Allan Brothers walked off the job to protest conditions made deadly by the pandemic.
Salute to Frontline Workers: Emergency Motorcade for Workers’ Rights
Seattle-based Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity organizes a car caravan to demand justice and safety for bus drivers, grocery employees, and other frontline workers.
A tale of two pandemics
Comparing and contrasting the coronavirus and AIDS crises.
Public healthcare: the cure is in our hands
Dr. Susan Williams’ searing critique of privatized healthcare shows why a nationalized system under workers’ control is the “only option that makes sense.”
Mayor Breed: City of SF essential workers deserve safety
San Francisco is being touted as a leader in the fight against the Covid-19 virus. Yet, SF Water Department employees’ concerns about their safety are minimized, or worse, ignored.