Health

Fired Amazon Worker Chris Smalls Responds To Leaked Smear Campaign Plans

April 3, 2020

Amazon executives described Smalls as “not smart or articulate.” Smalls was fired after organizing a walkout over employee safety at Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse.

Slave Labor, Dire Conditions: A TRNN Update On Prisons And COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Eddie Conway talks to journalists Kim Kelly and Adryan Corcione about how the coronavirus pandemic is exposing the poor healthcare system in US prisons and jails.

COVID-19 Is The New Cash Cow For Policing

April 3, 2020

American citizens are facing thousands of dollars in fines and jail time for breaking state-ordered pandemic restrictions. PAR and The Masters Report discuss how profit can still be extracted by police during the coronavirus outbreak.

A Doctor In Italy Shares Lessons Learned Battling COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Italian doctors and labor organizers learned painful lessons from the global coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Lays Bare Neoliberalism’s Failure In Sudan

April 2, 2020

The failure of neoliberalism in addressing the coronavirus crisis is not limited to Sudan. It is a global failure.

Family Of Imprisoned New Yorkers Call On Governor For Clemency

April 1, 2020

Family members of inmates inside New York prisons and advocates host a virtual press conference with demands, including suspension of required office visits for parole and probation and for the release of inmates.

Ireland Vows To Treat All COVID-19 Patients For Free

April 1, 2020

The Irish government nationalized its hospitals, imposed a rent freeze, and authorized state-funded childcare, promising free treatment for patients with COVID-19.

Who Would Really Be Sacrificed To Save The Economy From COVID-19?

March 31, 2020

Whose families do the high priests of capitalism really intend to sacrifice to their god of money?

Insurance Companies Already Know How They’ll Profit From COVID-19

March 31, 2020

40 million people may lose their jobs in the coronavirus crisis. Former Cigna VP Wendell Potter says tying health insurance to employment has made the outbreak devastating for people, but not for insurance companies.

COVID-19 Pandemic Illuminates Anti-Chinese Racism And Xenophobia

March 31, 2020

Eddie Conway talks with professor Dylan Rodriguez about how COVID-19 has exposed anti-Chinese sentiment, how it’s inseparable from anti-immigrant, anti-Black, and colonial violence, and how radical movements must include collective care to survive.