Tag: Health & Health Care
A care worker writes about the struggle for PPE, wages, and job security in the UK.
A Brazilian historian and PSOL militant puts forward fifteen theses on the limits and opportunities in a conjuncture marked by multiple nested crises in his country
Megan Kinch writes, in an unsparing first-person account, on the endemic and pandemic dangers of construction work, the failures of union leadership, and an uncertain future. You can find her @meganysta on twitter.
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.
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.
Edna Bonhomme explains how Germany’s relatively sucessful COVID-19 policy is fueling denialism, conspiracism, xenophobia, and racism – and how it may undermine the public health response.