Seattle: Tensions Rise Between Striking Carpenters and Union Leadership
Rank and file carpenters are picketing to win labor solidarity and shut down as many sites as possible. But the union leadership has taken a more conservative stance, only sanctioning pickets of some sites for limited hours.
Steve LeighSeptember 30, 2021
Snap Canadian Elections Change Nothing
Prime Minister Trudeau achieved nothing with his snap election and faces the same problems in getting Canada’s capitalist economy going as before.
Michael RobertsSeptember 22, 2021
Mounted Border Police Chase and Whip Haitian Refugees as Biden Deports Thousands
The Biden Department of Homeland Security has taken action to arrest and expel thousands of Haitian and Latin American immigrants who are being detained in squalid and inhumane conditions in the Texas border city of Del Rio.
Daniel WerstSeptember 22, 2021
Pfizer Isn’t Your Friend
Competition between vaccine manufacturers isn’t some cutesy rivalry to win hearts and minds. It’s a brutal economic war to carve up markets and maximize profits, in which millions of unnecessary deaths are regarded as inevitable collateral damage.
Luca TavanSeptember 15, 2021
Faculty Strike at Oakland University in Michigan
Faculty at Oakland University in the suburbs of Detroit went on strike September 2 against administration efforts to increase healthcare costs, slash retirement benefits, and cut compensation. Some students joined the picket line. A tentative agreement was announced today.
Lisa YoungsSeptember 4, 2021
I’m a Nurse that Provides Abortions and I Know the Harm the Texas Law Will Cause
Today, my home state of Texas has banned abortions starting at 6 weeks, a time when most are unaware that they may be pregnant, with no exceptions for rape. As a nurse practitioner who currently works in New York City, I can attest to the intense harm such legislation will cause.
Angelique Miste SaavedraSeptember 1, 2021
I’m a Public Hospital Nurse in Australia — the System Is at a Breaking Point
As the Delta variant surges, Australian hospitals, like other hospitals around the world, are once again overcrowded and underprepared. A frontline nurse from Sydney explains what's happening.
A NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association memberAugust 19, 2021
Growing Numbers of American Jews Recognize Israel as Apartheid State
A recent poll by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that at least 25 percent of American Jews believe Israel is an apartheid state. So why does the political class and the mainstream media continue to paint criticism of Israel as anti-Semitic?
Daniel WerstAugust 15, 2021
The Police Don’t Keep Us Safe: The Murder of Neida Tijerina
Police in San Antonio, Texas killed Neida Tijerina while she was held hostage by her partner. The police do not protect us — they must be abolished.
Paul GinestáAugust 6, 2021
Coup in Tunisia: Not What the Arab Spring Revolutionaries Had in Mind
In response to widespread protests of economic instability and a poorly handled pandemic response, Tunisian President Kais Saied consolidated power on Sunday by suspending parliament and dismissing the prime minister.
Emma LeeJuly 29, 2021