Jacobi Medical Center Nurse Speaks out About Limited Supplies in the Midst of a Pandemic
“There’s money, it’s there but it’s not being put into the protection of the workers, of the nurses, of the doctors, of our housekeeping staff - all of us working long hours” #WeNeedPPE #NationalizePrivateHealthcare
Luigi MorrisMarch 28, 2020
[Video] #Climatestrike NYC: The Youth Rise up in the Heart of Capitalism
Lower Manhattan, around Wall Street, is probably the place with the greatest concentration of capitalists in the whole world. On Friday, up to 250,000 youth rocked the narrow city streets lined with skyscrapers. The New York City climate strike demanded immediate action against climate change.
Left VoiceSeptember 29, 2019
Insurance Companies Are Bad for Our Health: A Case for Medicare for All
We need free, universal, comprehensive health care in the US. The first step is to eliminate health insurance companies, which all put profits over patients.
Left VoiceSeptember 24, 2019
[VIDEO] The Militant Origins of International Workers’ Day
The first May Day was established in response to a momentous workers’ struggle which took place in Chicago in 1886. The historical events that day lead to the creation of a unified day of action when workers join together against capitalist exploitation. What happened that May first, 1886?
Luigi MorrisMay 1, 2019
[VIDEO] Inglewood: Tenants Battle the Mayor and Developers for Rent Control
"Always Up to No Good" The Mayor, Developers and landlords are raising rents in Inglewood to move poor, elderly Black and Latino people out of Inglewood. However, a group of residents, activists, socialists and journalists are fighting for rent control and affordable housing.
Luigi MorrisApril 27, 2019
[VIDEO] Venezuela and the Double Standard of U.S. Foreign Policy
The United States justifies its intervention in Venezuela by claiming that it is fighting for democracy against a dictatorial regime, but the country has a long history of imposing and upholding authoritarian governments around the world.
Luigi MorrisMarch 4, 2019
[VIDEO] The Revolutionary Life of Lucy Parsons
Radical labor activist and anarchist Lucy Parsons fought fiercely for a future in which workers would free themselves from the yoke of capitalism. She was a formidable orator and agitator who dedicated her long and complicated life to improving working conditions and organizing workers against their oppressors.
Luigi MorrisFebruary 27, 2019
[VIDEO] The Maquila Strike in Matamoros Challenges US Multinationals
More than seventy thousand maquila workers in northern Mexico are striking against poverty wages.
Jimena VergaraJanuary 23, 2019