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Norman Solomon: Bernie’s Decision: Retreat Should Not Be Confused with Surrender

We will often lose. We will not give up. We must not give up

Jonathan Cook: The smearing of Ken Loach and Jeremy Corbyn is the face of our new toxic politics

The filmmaker’s crime – like Corbyn’s – wasn’t antisemitism but recalling a time when class solidarity inspired the struggle for a better world

Gary Stevenson: I made a fortune predicting the last crisis. I fear for what’s about to unfold

We must urgently start discussing who we want to shoulder the cost of the coronavirus crisis, or the future could be very bleak

Jeff Crosby: Why GE Workers Walked Out in Lynn

As employers use the coronavirus crisis to consolidate power and wealth, we need to build activism and organization

Angeles Solis: Amazon “Profiting from This Pandemic”

Warehouse Workers Walk Off Job to Demand Safer Conditions

Danny Sjursen: “Courage Never Quits”?

The Price of Power and West Point’s Class of 1986

Ellen Birkett Lindeen: 100 Years Later: The More Things Change, the More They Remain the Same

One hundred years ago white women in the United States achieved suffrage, but women of color were largely left out. Today, many poor women around the globe are disenfranchised and disempowered

George Monbiot: Let’s Nuke the Virus

The UK dismissed early warnings about coronavirus – spending billions on the arms industry while ignoring real threats

Jeffrey Sachs: How US can keep death toll far below the 100,000 projection

During the coming weeks we must build up the public health systems across the nation

Bernie Sanders: Bernie Sanders’s Full Speech on Ending His Campaign

“While this campaign is coming to an end, our movement is not”

Ryan Grim: Bernie Sanders Ends Presidential Run

“While Vice President Biden will be the nominee, we must continue working to assemble as many delegates as possible at the Democratic convention, where we will be able to exert significant influence over the party platform and other functions.”

MoveOn: How Trump has botched crisis

Trump’s political strategy is to falsely repeat over and over that the coronavirus is unprecedented, that no one saw it coming, and that his response has been “great”

Badri Raina: Corona Conspiracy

Their impeachment having bombed, Democrats spread the virus, As if such shenanigans Will fool us, or tire us.   We, republicans, are made of stuff No science may ever breach; Our skin has censors no reasoned ruse Or truth may ever reach.   Not for nothing is a trump a trump— The king of  the Read more…

Ted Glick: Camus’ Plague, and Our Own

There are certainly plenty of people whose actions during this pandemic have been despicable. But they are vastly outnumbered by those who, during this difficult time, are performing admirably, some heroically

Adam Parsons: Will Covid-19 spur a peoples’ bailout for the world’s poorest?

The question is whether Covid-19 will awaken us to the stark inequalities of our world, or does it simply represent a new cause of impoverishment for the vast swathes of humanity who have long been disregarded by the public’s conscience?

Jeremy Lent: Coronavirus Spells the End of the Neoliberal Era. What’s Next?

Will the new era be a “Fortress Earth” or a harbinger of a transformed society based on a new set of values?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Deaths of Inequality

Black and Latinx Communities at Epicenter of Epicenter of the Pandemic

Elizabeth Lalasz: ‘You Can Find Us in the Break Room’: How Nurses Got Masks

It is critical for us to recognize we have power right now, even with the massive toll the pandemic is taking on us as frontline workers

Isaiah Poole: Infrastructure and a Green Stimulus

Why We Must Organize Before Congress Acts

Sharon Lerner: Many Immigrant Doctors Want to Fight Coronavirus in U.S.

Visa Rules Make That Illegal

Walden Bello: Martin Khor: The Making of a Global Activist

The late Martin Khor united activists, officials, and thought leaders against trade and climate policies that plundered the Global South. Here’s how his comrades remember him

Extinction Rebellion: Love & Rage in Times of Corona

A look at XR NYC’s April Fool’s event and catch up with dancing rebels in Italy. There’s good news from the Standing Rock, and a beautiful ‘Exploring XR’ piece from rebels in Uganda braving the law to stand up for the Earth

Robert Fisk: Biden Says He ‘Doesn’t Have Enough Information’ on Iran to Have a View

How Odd, He Negotiated the Nuclear Deal

Joseph Zeballos-Roig: Spain moving to establish permanent basic income in wake of coronavirus

“We’re going to do it as soon as possible. So it can be useful, not just for this extraordinary situation, and that it remains forever,” the minister of economic affairs said

Howard Machtinger: An Empire in Disarray: Time for a New Party?

Calling for this new party, I represent no organization nor any mass base; just an old-timer with…historical perspective

Kenneth Surin: What The President Said (About The Plague)

I have retained Trump’s numerous linguistic infelicities. It should be noted that Trump sometimes refers to himself in the third person

Angela Davis: The Radical Work of Healing

Fania and Angela Davis On a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism

Max Elbaum: The People’s Bailout: New Center of Gravity for the Resistance

New Center of Gravity for the Resistance

Ramzy Baroud: A Palestinian guide to surviving a quarantine

On faith, humour and ‘Dutch Candy’

Cira Pascual Marquina: A Caracas Commune Prepares for the Coronavirus Crisis

Four Voices from the Altos de Lidice Communal Healthcare System

Mike Ferner: Love in a Dangerous Time

If we can expand our consciousness and compassion, we can begin to comprehend our government’s behavior in the world and come out of this pandemic demanding to be better members of the human family

Aída Chávez: Stephen Smith remakes campaign to spearhead response to pandemic

Stephen Smith’s Progressive Populist Campaign for West Virginia Governor Has Become a Covid-19 Response Program

Lynne Segal: From corporate carewashing to genuine care?

The coronavirus crisis forces us to reconsider the business of business

Vijay Prashad: How China Learned About SARS-CoV-2 in the Weeks Before the Global Pandemic

In the early weeks when the virus emerged in Wuhan, the Chinese government neither suppressed evidence nor did their warning systems fail

Sonali Kolhatkar: Capitalism in America Has Dropped the Mask

Its Face is Cruel and Selfish

Dean Baker: Coronavirus Hit Shows Up Strongly in March Data, Loss of 701,000 Jobs

Most sectors took a big hit in employment, most concerning is a loss of 42,500 jobs in health care.

David Swanson: A Department of Actual Defense in a Time of Coronavirus

A Department of Actual Defense would train pro-environment workers, disaster-relief workers, and suicide-prevention workers in the tasks of protecting the environment, relieving disasters, and preventing suicide

Kiana Davis: Housing Not Shelters

Amid Pandemic, Homeless New Yorkers Demand Refuge in Vacant Apartments, Hotels

Joanna Weiss: Chris Cuomo, Stay in Bed

He wants to show Americans what Covid-19 looks like. He should show them what a sick day looks like

Sarah Lustbader: Are We Really All ‘In This Together’?

The penal system remains a source of diseases that spread among prisoners at rates far exceeding those in the communities from which they came

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: The Tragic Transparency of the Virus

The things it allows us to see and the way in which they are interpreted and assessed will determine the future of the civilization in which we live. Unlike other apparitions, these ones are real and are here to stay

Badri Raina: Corona and Migrant Sansculotttes

Are you a migrant labourer, Escaping death by lockdown? Then trudge, O lifelong sansculottte, But with no hope of a town   That may have food or water, Medicine or a bed To shore up your extraneous lives From hunger or viral dread.   No train or plane may hurry you To your expectant slum; Read more…

Jon Schwarz: The Democratic Party Must Harness the Legitimate Rage of Americans

We possess a once in a lifetime opportunity to make the United States a more humane country. But if we fail to seize it, we will face mortal danger from the right

Ralph Nader: Trump’s 7 Pro-Contagion Reversals Increase the Coronavirus Toll

A brief look at Trump’s pro-contagion activities that leave Americans defenseless in the face of the virus, implemented by his crazed and cruel appointees

Norman Solomon: The Pandemic Makes the Bernie 2020 Campaign More Vital Than Ever

There’s no doubt that Bernie Sanders will do all he can to help defeat Donald Trump

Nomi Prins: Wall Street Wins — Again

Bailouts in the Time of Coronavirus

Tre Kwon: “Our Bodies Are On the Line”

NYC Nurses Demand Protective Gear as COVID-19 Death Toll Skyrockets

Richard Eskow: Iran Sanctions Are Biological Warfare Against Civilians

This is not an economic policy. It is the collective punishment of civilians. It is an act of biological warfare against children, the elderly, and people of all ages

Kathleen Wallace: The Highly Contagious Idea

The lessons learned from this pandemic are going to fill volumes

Sharon Lerner: EPA Is Jamming Through Rollbacks That Could Increase Coronavirus Deaths

The EPA has been proceeding with a rule that would severely limit the use of epidemiology, or the study of how disease is distributed throughout populations

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