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...

The Coronavirus and the Wretched of the Earth

The pandemic and its consequences hit many countries hard. But it doesn't hit all the social sectors equally. At these catastrophic times, imperialist capitalism shows us, in wide way and in all its cruelty, the deep and growing inequality created. By Alejandro Iturbe Starting with the most basic needs: drinkable tap water, essential for washing...

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:...

Peace, Land and Bread, a Documentary on the Russian Revolution is Available Online

This documentary, shot in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and cities in three other countries, is an outstanding work that connects that historical event with today’s world. That connection is done through labor, peasant and people’s leaders as well as revolutionary Marxists from different countries. In times we live under threat by...

In Addition to the Coronavirus, We Must Fight Capitalism!

The Democratic Republic of Congo has one of the largest mineral reserves in the world. It produces cobalt, copper, coltan, diamond, gold and uranium. It’s a very rich and at the same time extremely poor country. The Democratic Republic of Congo's Human Development Index positions it at 179 out...

Do we really have to choose between saving lives and saving the world economy?

At least a third - although there are estimates of 40% - of humanity undergoes complete confinement or some type of circulation restriction to try to contain the advance of the new coronavirus . We are witnessing an unprecedented fact in history. by Daniel Sugasti Scientific research on the pandemic concludes that...

Before the Capitalist Catastrophe, the Solution is Socialist Economic Planning

Socialism means workers' democracy and planned management of the economy. Only in a working-class democracy can the working class dominate and effectively rule By Jeferson Choma Rarely in history is the catastrophic and destructive potential of capitalism exposed as clearly as we witness it today. This is no exaggeration. The very...

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...

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...

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...

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