A group of socialist health care workers put forward a statement in solidarity with actions against police and racist violence, demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, and Sean Reed, and call on unions and healthcare organizations to take up this struggle.
Left VoiceMay 29, 2020
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Faced with the inaction of the Ministry of Labor, mine workers in Peru staged a massive protest on Tuesday demanding that Anglo American mining company cover quarantine expenses for those infected with Covid-19 caused in the mining camps.
La Izquierda Diario PéruJanuary 19, 2022
Earlier this month, teachers in Chicago voted to resume remote learning rather than return to unsafe working conditions. In response, Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot locked the teachers out of their classes and threatened to stop paying them. After a few days, the Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates voted to suspend the teachers’ action and called them to in person classes. We spoke to a Chicago teacher about this struggle and what it means for educators across the country.
Left VoiceJanuary 17, 2022
The workers of this prestigious and historic institution have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board for a union election.
Sarah Frankie SigmanJanuary 12, 2022
While Joe Biden has dismal approval ratings, many Democrats are still wishing for him to “succeed.” But success for bourgeois capitalist politicians like Biden always comes at the expense of the working class.
Adnan AhmedJanuary 20, 2022
In 2021, President Biden inherited a regime that was deeply unstable, both within and without. Now, a year later, many of those challenges remain a thorn in his side as he attempts to reestablish the United States’ global supremacy.
Sou MiJanuary 20, 2022
Despite the progressive promises, Biden has shown in his first year of office that he's a neoliberal enemy of working class and oppressed people. We shouldn’t put faith in capitalist politicians — the way forward in the fight for socialism is now and has always been in the movements of working class and oppressed people and in our ability to turn anger into organization against this capitalist system.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 20, 2022