In our latest dispatch, an English professor argues that plowing ahead with university reopening in the fall is akin to the Thatcherite mantra, “There is no alternative.”
A middle school teacher explains why we can’t just throw all of our lessons online in the face of COVID-19 and pretend that education is continuing as usual.
Three domestic workers from India talk about how the pandemic has exacerbated the worst features of working in the informal economy.
A NYC teacher provides an account of being severely beaten by the NYPD for simply violating an 8 pm curfew.
A care worker writes about the struggle for PPE, wages, and job security in the UK.
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.
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.
A transit worker writes of the political potential of the demand for PPE.
Organizing, workplace action, and basic protective equipment is not a privilege. It is a necessity if we want to be able to contain Covid-19 and for saving the lives of nurses and patients.
What does the pandemic change about the strike at UC Santa Cruz?