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videoGlobal COVID-19 death toll surpasses 5 million: Government policies promote mass death (video/mp4 709.7KB) by WSWS Editorial Board (repost)
Amid the ongoing wave of mass death, governments worldwide are scrapping all remaining measures to contain or slow the spread of COVID-19, with the grotesque mantra that society must “learn to live with the virus.”...
Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 08:08:58 GMT
textThe Humanity Simulation by Vandana Shiva and Kerstin Chavent
"Everything faded into mist. The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth" - George Orwell. "The struggle of the people against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting" - Milan Kundera. Erasing, obliterating is an essential element in building the money machine and the illusion of democracy that helps keep the money machine going....
Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 07:35:11 GMT
imageWorkers’ Solidarity, Mandates & the Political Economy of COVID
by Pacifiica's Covid, Race & Democracy
Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy looks at the worker vaccine mandate, public health and the pandemic, the fight in the unions for Palestinians and the continued frame-up of Julian Assange...
Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:44:34 GMT
textScientific truth and the global fight to end the pandemic by Evan Blake, David North (WSWS repost)
The efforts of scientists require mass support, particularly in a period when reactionary forces shamelessly propagate ignorance, confusion and superstition....
Posted: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 09:31:12 GMT
imageSafe Haven Resources for Domestic Violence Survivors with Pets Vary Markedly by State
by Animal Welfare Institute
October 7, 2021, Washington, DC—In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released new research today that ranks states according to the number of safe havens available per capita. Safe havens include humane societies, veterinary offices, foster homes, and shelters that help domestic violence survivors and their pets escape abusive situations....
Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:44:48 GMT
textFaith Communities around the Country and World call for a COVID Response that Prioritizes by Jubilee USA Network
World leaders met for annual IMF, World Bank and G20 meetings. The IMF lowered economic growth projections for all countries, and downgraded United States growth projections for 2021....
Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:14:40 GMT
imageWashington March for Women's Rights
by Photos by Mort Stein
Women march throughout the country to keep abortion legal...
Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 11:53:51 GMT
imagePhilippines overwhelmed by COVID-19 onslaught
by John Braddock (WSWS repost)
Amid a devastating COVID surge, and with fewer than 22 million people fully vaccinated in a population of 110 million, the Duterte government is overseeing a social disaster....
Posted: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 10:33:33 GMT
textIMF Urges Wealthy Countries to Send COVID Aid to Poor Countries by Olivia Engling
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency COVID aid to developing countries. Her remarks opened an event organized by Jubilee USA Network in preparation for October IMF and G20 meetings....
Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 13:32:58 GMT
imageKorean KCTU Plans General Strike On 10/20/21 For Equality &Against Repression by Moon Gov
by Labor Video Project
The South Korean KCTU is preparing a national strike with the demand...
Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 23:05:02 GMT
imageCalifornia pediatric hospitalizations surge as Newsom boasts about handling of pandemic
by Evan Winters (WSWS repost)
The sharp rise in pediatric hospitalizations after the return to in-person learning illustrates the devastating cost the Democrats are asking workers and children to bear as they “learn to live with the virus.”...
Posted: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 04:01:52 GMT
textBiden doubles down on reopening schools as child COVID-19 cases surge by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
By insisting on full reopening of schools in the midst of a deadly pandemic, the US president will be responsible for countless deaths of students, teachers and their families....
Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:00:34 GMT
imageGlenn Greenwald calls for COVID-19 policies that “will kill people”
by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
In an article published Wednesday, the Brazil-based journalist Glenn Greenwald calls for a “cost-benefit” calculation in determining whether public health measures should be implemented to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic....
Posted: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 09:42:12 GMT
textCalifornia school reopenings have already caused thousands of COVID-19 infections by Brian Gene (WSWS repost)
Less than two weeks after the full reopening of California public schools, thousands of students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 and tens of thousands have gone into quarantine....
Posted: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 07:36:34 GMT
textRescue Plan of the Biden Administration by Joachim Bischoff
Thanks to the rescue plan, the US economy is expected to grow faster than at any time since 1984. The rest of the world will also benefit. Families with children will receive tax rebates. 70% of Americans are in favor of the plan....
Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:05:49 GMT
textCasualties of reopening schools: Children dying from COVID-19 by Niles Niemuth (WSWS repost)
Amid a surge of COVID-19 cases throughout the United States, hundreds of children have lost their lives to the disease....
Posted: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 22:40:57 GMT
textCoronavirus health disaster in Los Angeles looms with reopening of schools by Dan Conway, Renae Cassimeda (WSWS repost)
A crime of historic proportions is underway which can only be stopped by a coordinated intervention by the working class. Like schools around the country, Los Angeles students have almost no options whatsoever for remote learning while the Delta variant tears through school populations leading to mass infections and deaths....
Posted: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 01:52:16 GMT
imageThe sordid effort to oust New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
by David Walsh (WSWS repost)
The 165-page report issued by New York Attorney General Letitia James concerning sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo deserves to be treated with contempt....
Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 22:13:00 GMT
textTrade Rep Tai and Major Religious Leaders Hold Historic Meeting on COVID, Vaccines, Trips by Olivia Engling
Some of the highest ranking religious leaders met with US Trade Representative Katherine Tai to express support for waiving vaccine patents. The measure, the religious leaders argue, will increase COVID vaccine access for developing countries....
Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 12:34:56 GMT
documentUnhoused Bill of Rights Introduced by Representative Cori Bush (MO-01)
by National Homelessness Law Center
(July 29, 2021, Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Cori Bush (MO-01) unveiled the Unhoused Bill of Rights, the “first federal resolution to declare unalienable rights for unhoused persons and provide solutions to permanently end the crisis by 2025.”...
Posted: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 16:54:14 GMT