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A New York transit worker explains the limits of TWU’s conciliatory leadership and advocates a rank-and-file approach as the only way for workers to survive the pandemic.
Three workers explain how the working class is fighting for life over profits in Southeastern Michigan.
“Postcards from the Pandemic” is a cartoon published by and for Amazon workers, in eight languages, by Amazon Workers International (AWI), a global network of Amazon workers’ organizations.
An Italian textile worker reflects on the economic crisis surrounding COVID-19, its specific impacts on woman workers, and the urgent need for a feminist labor movement.
Colin Wilson on what COVID-19 reveals about the politics of sexuality, race, class, and gender for the future of LGBTQ liberation.
With urgency and coherency, all movements emanating from this crisis must begin with the call for open borders. But what does this mean in practical terms for the class struggle to come?
The vulnerability of the global supply chain has been thrown into sharp relief amid the global pandemic. But earlier this year that vulnerability was also exposed by indigenous protests and solidarity actions across Canada. John Clarke, a longstanding anti-poverty activist in Toronto, draws some strategic lessons.
Paul LeBlanc reflects on the relevance of Rosa Luxemburg’s legacy today.
Covid-19 has starkly revealed not only the brutal systemic priorities of capitalism—profit-making over life-making—but also the relationship between capital and the capitalist state form. We should be attentive to this relationship in order to face a darker truth about this crisis: that it is far from an anomaly and that lacking a body blow to the system, we should prepare for a world where such crises and its effects become part of our daily lives.
COVID-19 isn’t just a pandemic. Let’s put the homicidal structures of capitalism on trial.