Natalia Marques
Hundreds of Amazon workers in the US went on strike after a warehouse fire

Staten Island Amazon workers stand up to industry giant regarding safety hazards, citing a string of workplace-related deaths

Alabama prisoners organize a system-wide shut down

On September 26 Alabama prison officials made a rare admission: prisoners had initiated work stoppages at every single major correctional facility in the state.

Cuba’s “Code of Freedom” inspires US-based activists, academics

The Mission of Cuba to the United Nations hosted various US scholars, activists, union leaders and others in an effort to dialogue around the victory of the Family Code

“Democracy is our word”: Historic exchange between Venezuela, Cuba, and US working people held in New York

On September 25, diplomats from Global South nations including Cuba and Venezuela, organizers, and working people gathered in Harlem to challenge imperialism

“Water is dignity”: Residents in majority-Black Jackson, Mississippi left without drinkable water

The city of Jackson, Mississippi needs billions to fix its chronically broken water system. As residents enter day four of the water crisis, locals tire of temporary solutions

Is the US legal system at war with its people?

Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the US. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people.

Black August: Jalil Muntaqim on the Black liberation struggle inside and outside prison walls

Black August is a recognition of former political prisoners such as Jalil Muntaqim, who spent 49 years behind bars in US prisons

Cuba solidarity activists declare “sanctions fuel the fire!”

Biden has been silent on the issue of lifting US sanctions that make Cuba solidarity work nearly impossible, and sending humanitarian aid to help fight the Matanzas blaze

US sanctions are blocking life-saving relief to Cuba

A fire in a Cuban oil storage facility has killed, injured, and displaced Cubans and exacerbated the country’s energy crisis. Crucial aid efforts have been impeded by US sanctions

Abortion rights win in Kansas

The right-wing deployed several tactics to confuse and misinform voters on the recent state referendum on abortion rights. They did not succeed.

Child labor is alive and well in the United States

A Hyundai subsidiary used up to fifty underage migrant workers at an auto plant known for hazardous conditions, according to former and current employees

US police terrorize people throughout the country, activists say nothing new

Incidents throughout July indicate a lack of responsibility and accountability on behalf of US police, which has led to deadly consequences