Labor journalist Sarah Jaffe says despite unprecedented challenges, working people are finding new ways to organize for basic protections during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sanders is out of the race, but the fight over the future of the Democratic part continues, says Ryan Grim, author of We’ve Got People: From Jesse Jackson to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement.
Frontline workers across the world are organizing wildcat strikes on May Day, demanding protective gear and hazard pay from companies making record profits.
Michael Cohen and Michael Avenatti were released, and some Los Angeles prisons offer pay-to-stay rooms for celebrities. But a huge number of people are still imprisoned and at risk of COVID-19 just because they can’t afford cash bail.
The Gaza Strip lacks protective gear, clean water, and ventilators, putting immense pressure on Hamas to sign a ceasefire agreement with Israel. But the Israeli side isn’t as eager to make a deal.
Historical and generational trauma affect Black and other marginalized communities, and ongoing inequality is making the coronavirus pandemic worse among those groups.
Earth Day turns 50, the price of oil falls below zero, Michael Moore’s new film “Planet of the Humans” generates controversy. And San Diego had big mass transit plans—then COVID-19 happened.
Activists held a die-in at the incinerator to demand its closing while wearing face masks and gloves to protect against COVID-19.
Georgia’s Furloughed Workers Struggled To Get Unemployment Benefits. Now They Worry About Losing Them
Once businesses reopen, workers like Cameren Cook in Atlanta may have to decide between risking COVID-19 and not making their rent.
Big tech volunteers to create platforms that facilitate digital contact tracing, but how will they protect private health data?