Allison Noel is a nursing student in New York City.
U.S. Hospitals Express “Concern” and “Horror” — Without Mentioning Palestinians
New York City hospitals sent out emails to the communities — without even mentioning Palestine. This comes as Israel’s bombing campaign has killed thousands and targeted healthcare workers and healthcare facilities.
Allison NoelOctober 17, 2023
Texas Declares Gender-Affirming Care as Child Abuse and Threatens to Separate Trans Kids From Their Parents
In a horrifying attack on trans rights, Texas has declared gender affirming care child abuse. It’s not. In fact, denying youth gender-affirming care is child abuse — not the other way around.
Allison NoelFebruary 23, 2022
“The Day After Tomorrow” Is Here. Mass Flooding in NYC
If you’ve ever seen the apocalyptic film The Day After Tomorrow about an enormous “superstorm” which sets off catastrophic natural disasters throughout the world and results in a modern day ice age, you’re familiar with the terrifying images of flooded New York city streets filled with floating trucks and cars and horrified New Yorkers clamoring […]
Allison NoelSeptember 2, 2021
While Global North Weighs Booster Shots against Covid-19, Fewer than 2% of Africans Are Vaccinated
Wealthy countries around the world are preparing to offer a third shot of Covid-19 vaccines to their populations. Meanwhile, vaccination remains out of reach for the vast majority of Africans.
Allison NoelAugust 22, 2021
Minneapolis Transit Union Refuses to Transport Arrested BLM Protesters
The transit workers of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 100 issued a statement saying that they refuse to aid police by transporting protestors. These workers stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement following the murder of Daunte Wright by police in Brooklyn Center, MN.
Allison NoelApril 14, 2021
Covid-19 Vaccines Are Being Thrown Away
Despite rising Covid-19 cases and deaths around the United States, the highly anticipated vaccine, which began being distributed in December, has been sitting shelved in hospitals and clinics around the country. Many vials have even been left to expire and be discarded.
Allison NoelJanuary 14, 2021
George Floyd’s Killer is Out on Bail, Awaiting Trial at Home
Police officer Derek Chauvin brutally murdered George Floyd. He is now awaiting trial in the comfort of his own home. CW: Police brutality
Allison NoelOctober 7, 2020
Massachusetts Teachers Refuse to Enter Unsafe Schools
Teachers across the country are fighting against unsafe school reopenings. In Massachusetts, educators and staff are engaging in work safety actions and refusing to enter school buildings without safety measures guaranteed.
Allison NoelSeptember 15, 2020
Jacob Blake Handcuffed to Hospital Bed While Vigilantes March with Impunity
After being shot in the back seven times by a cop in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Jacob Blake has been in recovery in a local hospital and is now paralyzed from the waist down. Despite committing no crime and being unable to move, the police have handcuffed Blake to his hospital bed.
Allison NoelAugust 28, 2020
Socialism is The Future. Our Generation Will Win It.
We are in the midst of widespread uprisings against racist state violence, led by a vanguard of Black youth. With more and more young people pushing forward and leading social movements, working class youth must ensure our movements don’t fall away or be co-opted by the Democratic Party. We need to create a political party of our own, one that has the youth united with the working class to take the fight directly to the capitalist system.
Allison NoelJune 26, 2020
Sanders’ Police Reforms Include a Wage Increase for Cops
Amidst unprecedented uprisings in the United States against racist police violence, Senator Bernie Sanders has called for cops to be paid higher wages in an effort to promote more “humane policing.” The solution to police brutality is abolition, not increased funding for police departments.
Allison NoelJune 5, 2020
Minneapolis Bus Drivers Refuse to Cooperate with Cops
Amidst widespread protesting in Minneapolis over the murder of George Floyd, some Minneapolis bus drivers are refusing to help cops. They will not use their buses to transport protesters to jail. Other labor sectors should follow suit and must strike against police terror and violence.
Allison NoelMay 29, 2020
Two South Dakota Sioux Tribes Protect Their People from COVID-19, Defying the Governor’s Order
In South Dakota, two Native American tribes have set up checkpoints to screen for the coronavirus. The governor of South Dakota, Kristi Noem, has ordered the tribes to remove the checkpoints. Despite threats of legal action, the tribes have refused in an effort to save the lives of their people.
Allison NoelMay 17, 2020
Ecocide and the Coronavirus: How the Capitalist Mode of Production Makes Pandemics Inevitable
The capitalist mode of production has proven itself fatal for nature and humanity. The most recent manifestation of this is the global spread of the coronavirus. As socialists, how can we confront these problems in a way that will be both sustainable for the environment and for human life?
Allison NoelApril 30, 2020
U.S. Prisoners Rise Up Against Deadly Conditions
Incarcerated people and supporters on the outside are staging demonstrations around the country to protest unsanitary conditions and overcrowding that contribute to the spread of COVID-19. They are demanding PPE, cleaning supplies, and the release of vulnerable populations within prisons. It is vital as socialists and those in the labor movement that we support such actions and denounce at every turn the exploitation of imprisoned people.
Allison NoelApril 10, 2020
No, Cuomo Is NOT the Leader We Need. He’s Been Bleeding Us Dry for Years.
Andrew Cuomo has developed a cult following across the country, with many lauding him as the strong leader working people need. In reality, New York’s governor rules on behalf of the wealthy and continuously sacrifices working people. He won’t do what is necessary to address the crisis and save working people’s lives.
Allison NoelMarch 31, 2020
Why is the U.S. Bombing Iraq During a Pandemic?
Even as coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, causing a health crisis of historic proportions, the U.S. military is engaging in new military attacks in the Middle East. The U.S. must cease all military interventions and redirect its military budget to combat the pandemic.
Allison NoelMarch 18, 2020