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Hundreds of CUNY Adjuncts to be Fired and Lose Health Insurance: Interview with Laid-off Adjunct Professor of Africana Studies

Adjunct faculty at CUNY have been exploited for decades and now, in the midst of the pandemic, they are facing mass layoffs. We spoke to one such adjunct, Sami Disu, about the university’s response to the Covid-19 crisis and how they are fighting back.

Left Voice

May 26, 2020

My Mom Got COVID-19 and I Can’t Even Socially Distance From Her

This interview was conducted with Jean Francois, a medical student in New York, whose mother is a Patient Care Associate at a New York hospital. Her mother contracted COVID-19 due to her exposure at her job and because of the inadequate PPE she was provided.

Left Voice

May 20, 2020

Work in the Time of Coronavirus: “Walgreens is a Billion-Dollar Company, But They Do Not Care About Their Employees At All”

A technician at a Walgreens pharmacy in New York talks about working conditions during the pandemic. He is considered an “essential” worker. He and his coworkers are forced to face many of the dangers that frontline workers in hospitals are facing.

Left Voice

May 5, 2020

From One Essential Worker to Another: Demanding Safe Working Conditions Could Save My Life

The walk-outs, die-ins, and strikes workers are undertaking around the country to fight for better working conditions or closures are one of our best defenses against the outbreak. One New York City nurse speaks out about the importance of these struggles and the combined fight of all essential workers, from healthcare to logistics sectors.

Jillian Primiano

April 30, 2020

On the Front Line to Make the Capitalists Pay for the Pandemic and its Brutal Consequences

Statement by revolutionary socialist organizations from 14 countries and the Left Voice / La Izquierda Diario network for May 1, International Workers' Day

Chile ’73: Was Victory Possible?

Allende’s experience was the most radical attempt to achieve socialism through elections and gradual reforms. What went wrong?

Pablo Torres

April 12, 2020

Work in the Time of Coronavirus: Lack of PPE Makes it Impossible to “Do No Harm”

A nurse in a city in central North Carolina reveals working conditions at her hospital and how her relationship with her workplace has changed. She and her coworkers are unable to care for patients without potentially exposing themselves, their families, the patients, and each other to COVID-19.

Left Voice

April 9, 2020

Pandemic, the Left, and Workers’ Power

In the face of the economic and public health crisis triggered  by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Left oscillates between mutual aid efforts and parliamentary impotence. We need to take part in workers’ struggles today and prepare for the coming upsurge. 

Juan C

March 31, 2020

Work in the Time of Coronavirus: Coronavirus came and my company kicked me to the curb

The son of a retail worker shares how their mother was fired in the midst of the pandemic and lost crucial benefits like health insurance as a result.

Left Voice

March 26, 2020