Tag: Health & Health Care
Rob Wallace speaks about the global capitalist roots of the current pandemic, the likelihood of future pandemics, and the types of organized resistance necessary to prevent them.
An epidemiologist responds to two Harvard researchers who called for socialists to oppose lockdowns in the name of workers’ lives. But their argument, Michael Friedman insists, puts us all at risk – above all, workers.
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.