Category: Analysis

Capitalism = Death: U.S. government response to COVID-19 mirrors ineptitude and malfeasance of response to HIV epidemic

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To compare the early years of the HIV epidemic to the COVID-19 pandemic is to relive a nightmare...

Lessons from a labor leader: Denver teacher strike of 2019

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"...workers like us have the power to defeat capitalism...when we organize and fight, we win."

Far right Hungarian government launches new assault on trans rights

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Hungary’s racist, homophobic, transphobic right-wing government has continued its efforts to divide the Hungarian working class by depriving trans a...

Desafiando las sanciones de EEUU, primer buque iraní llega a Venezuela

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La presencia militar de los Estados Unidos en aguas del Caribe no disuadió a Irán mientras el "Fortuna", el primero de sus cinco gigantes buques pet...

Defying U.S. sanctions, first Iranian tanker reaches Venezuela

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The enhanced U.S. military presence in Caribbean waters did not deter Iran as the first of its five giant tankers full of gasoline and refinery suppli...

NYC schools and COVID-19: A failed response and a looming crisis

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The burden was put on teachers to make sure over 1.1 million students were fed and had a place to go during the pandemic at the expense of our own hea...

DeVos diverts emergency funds to bolster private schools

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The latest assault on public education by the anti-education Secretary of Education.

The revolutionary origins of Memorial Day and its political hijacking

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The spirit of the first Decoration Day — the struggle for Black liberation and the fight against racism — has unfortunately been whitewashed from ...

72 years after ‘al-Nakba’ in Palestine

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May 14 marks the 60th anniversary of what is billed in the U.S. and Israeli mainstream media as Israel’s "independence," and what the Palestinia...

Why China is not the aggressor

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The war hawks want you to believe that China is bullying and threatening the United States. Don’t fall for it -- the truth is just the opposite.