Organizing During Crisis: Building Working Class Power Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic, which emerged on the global stage at the end of 2019, has pushed the economy to the verge of total collapse, spread worldwide panic and confusion, and exacerbated the precarious and nightmarish situation facing working people.  Written by JP Pereira At the time of writing, The total...

COVID-19: It’s Them or Us

The effects of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are unraveling important truths that can transform into valuable lessons for the working class and other oppressed sectors. Lessons that, given time and the correct circumstances, should become concrete actions. By Daniel Sugasti  03/23/2020 “We are all in the same boat”, say the...

COVID-19, capitalism, wars, revolution…

When the German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that the current COVID-19 pandemic was Germany's biggest challenge since World War II, she gave the impression she was overreacting. But after that, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, declared the same thing. Even Donald Trump, who at the beginning...

Italian Workers On Strike Against Profit Over People

Workers in the Lombardy region and also across all of Italy are going on strike against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s orders to keep the country “open.” By Workers' Voice / La Voz / IWL-FI in the U.S. This is despite the devastating effects of the deadliest coronavirus outbreak in the world...

Emergency Program Against the Pandemic and the Economic Crisis

Capitalism, through the covid-19 pandemic and the world recession, expands the elements of barbarism across the world. The real numbers of the pandemic - not the lies released by governments - already point to more than one hundred million infected and more than two million dead. It is one of...

Only Socialism Can Free Health and Science From the Clutches of Capitalism

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues unabated. The UNO declared that the problem could reach "apocalyptic proportions".1 At the time of writing this, the number of infected and dead on the planet exceeds 439,000 and 19,600, respectively. There are almost 7,000 deaths in Italy and 3,400 in Spain. Regarding...

Release from Prison: A Necessary Policy In Times of Coronavirus

There were rebellions in prison units in Italy, leaving at least six dead; in Colombia, there were 23 dead in 17 prison riots; there were several revolts in Jordan and Israel as well; 1,379 inmates escaped after several outbreaks in five prison units in the State of San Pablo. By:...

A Socialist Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic in the U.S.

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has brought to the forefront how urgent it is to fundamentally transform the U.S. medical system and the entire capitalist economy at large. Statement by La Voz de [email protected] trabajadores/Workers’ Voice 03/18/2020 As a recent article in the Washington Post argued, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations...

In Times of Crisis Workers Have to Fight Back Repression and Stand for Self-Organization!

Imperialism and major world capitalists share the responsibility for both the economic and the public healthcare crises caused by the coronavirus pandemic. By Asdrúbal Barboza They are responsible for the imbalances in nature as they prioritized the huge profits of their companies at the cost of polluting the world and degrading...

The Hope in the Revolution Will Bring a New Dawn

It might sound intriguing to the reader hearing about hope at this time we are undergoing. Surely, insecurity, fear and hopelessness are the feelings hanging in the air. So imagine, talking about hope in revolution! Furthermore, what kind of revolution can we think at this moment? By: Ana Godoy   Looking around,...

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