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imageAs the pandemic surges, Native Americans are resilient
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by Brenda Norrell
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge, Native Americans manifest resilience, from the San Carlos Apache running for their sacred land to the Kumeyaay standing to protect their sacred land from the border wall construction. Lakota are cooking hot meals for relatives who are in quarantine in Rapid City, South Dakota, while Dine' and Hopi raise their own funds and deliver food, water and supplies to those most in need....
Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:38AM
textThe chances of the Corona crisis by Ingar Solty
Public debt only became a problem after the bank bailouts... Crises cause fear and reinforce deep-seated anxieties.. The market under capitalism is not an efficient distribution mechanism, but a means to enrich private corporations at the expense of society and its environment....
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:17PM
textPrivate Profit Kaiser v Protests by Support HR 1384 Medicare for All
Private profit Kaiser Permanente, a major medical provider in this backward country that still does not have socialized medicine unlike the rest of the industrialized world, sent an Email on June 20, 2020 at 1:12 AM to its members telling us how to exercise our First Amendment right to protest. So that you know that this statement is not contrived, here is the outrageous blame-the-protest for failures of private profit medicine message:...
Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:11AM
imageNavajo volunteers race with food and water as governments fail
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by Brenda Norrell
When a young Dine' man asked if anyone needed water and supplies, there were more than 100 responses. They are the blind, those without water, and those in hogans without phones. They are the young people living in tents in quarantine, they are the families living in tents....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:50PM
videoSave Social Security! (video/quicktime 223.4MB) by Raging Grannies
2 minute video by Lis Cox filmed on June 9, 2020....
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:39AM
imageGrowing anger among US workers as COVID-19 rips through workplaces
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by Tom Hall and Jerry White (WSWS Repost)
A mood of anger and opposition is taking hold among meatpacking workers in Utah, sanitation workers in Philadelphia, and automakers and health care workers in Northern California. Where will it strike next?...
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:45AM
textSolidarity Includes Wearing a Mask at Protests by Norman Solomon
The life you save may not be your own...
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 5:14PM
textG7 Finance Ministers Discuss COVID-19 Debt & Transparency Impacts for Developing Countries by Zachary Conti
Amidst questions of upcoming G7 meeting dates and which countries are participating, G7 Finance Ministers met virtually about economic issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The G7 meeting focused on aid, debt and transparency issues affecting developing countries impacted by the coronavirus....
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 12:49PM
imageNurses Join Forces Nationally to Warn Against Early Reopening
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by National Nurses United
June 2, 2020 - As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government follow strict guidelines before any further reopening measures are taken....
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2020 4:14PM
text#CancelRent Movement Escalates Amid Growing National Unrest by Posted By Lynda Carson
“We’re at a Breaking Point:” #CancelRent Movement Escalates Amid Growing National Unrest, and Warns that Police Enforcement of Evictions Will Destroy More Black Lives!!!...
Posted: Mon Jun 1, 2020 5:18PM
imageNavajo Loren Tapahe 'My sister is not a number'
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by Brenda Norrell
In a tender memoir, Navajo author and publisher Loren Tapahe remembers his sister Emily, who died from the coronavirus, and reminds us, 'My sister is not a number.'...
Posted: Mon Jun 1, 2020 10:41AM
imageNew COVID-19 infections worldwide hit record levels
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by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
The United States, the richest country in the world has lost far more of its people to the coronavirus than any other nation because of the greed, callousness and sheer incompetence of its ruling elite. In the eyes of working people around the world, this is a political and social disgrace from which American capitalism will never recover....
Posted: Mon Jun 1, 2020 9:18AM
textExtremely Growing Inequality Destroys Democracy by Albrecht Mueller
When one percent have half of the wealth, mistrust and cynicism drown out public spirit and trust between the generations. A fair tax system includes closing tax havens, micro-second trading, stock buybacks and insider trading...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 3:54PM
imageWarren holds fundraiser for Biden, drops “MedicareFor All”
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by Jacob Crosse (WSWS Repost)
Elizabeth Warren's populist pretensions were nothing more than a marketing tool, to be discarded as soon as they become inconvenient....
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 12:18PM
imageUS Death Toll Hits 100,000 People, Trump Made Covid-19 Much Worse
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by Jon Queally, Common Dreams
To assist those wanting a more simple accounting of how President Donald Trump's mishandling of the Covid-19 pandemic, Public Citizen released a fresh list of a dozen specific ways the president's decisions and public pronouncements served to speed up the spread of the deadly virus....
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 12:20AM
imageCovid-19 resurgence is a real possibility warns a leaked Pentagon memo
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by Lynda Carson
Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2020 12:43AM
imageTenants denied rent relief, as Trump Organization seeks rent relief
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by Lynda carson
Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic -- #MakeThemPay actions against corporate landlords on May 22 will kick off a week of escalation toward June 1, when the next wave of rent strikes will happen nationally!...
Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 11:30PM
textWorld Health Assembly Wrestles with Coronavirus by Kate Zeller
As the global coronavirus death toll tops 300,000 people, the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) prepare to hold their leadership meetings virtually from May 18th - 19th....
Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 6:27PM
imageWearing 'smallpox blankets' Lakota Dakota oppose casinos reopening
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by Brenda Norrell
Wearing 'smallpox blankets,' Standing Rock Lakota and Dakota opposed the plan to re-open casinos. This comes as two coronavirus cases were reported after group testing at Standing Rock....
Posted: Wed May 13, 2020 1:54AM
imagePine Ridge locks down for 72 hours after two Lakotas test positive for coronavirus
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by Brenda Norrell
The Oglala Sioux Nation locked down on Monday night for 72-hours after two Lakotas in Wounded Knee District tested positive for the coronavirus. In the bordertown of Rapid City, a WalMart employee tested positive for coronavirus....
Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 10:34AM