COVID-19 pandemic
Under mounting pressure, US agrees to support limited IP waiver for COVID-19 vaccine; others follow

Shortly after the US announced that it will support a limited TRIPS waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, the European Union announced that it was open to discussions. However, the approval of the proposal at the World Trade Organization might take longer

Working class across the globe celebrates May Day

On International Workers’ Day, we take a look at the glorious history of labor struggles and key mobilizations across the world over the year as the working class has fought the rampaging virus and predatory capitalism

COVID-19 crisis in India: A complete systemic collapse

Reports are coming from different states all over the country of oxygen running out in hospitals, no hospital beds, no medicines, and bodies piling up as families wait for their turn outside crematoriums.

The COVID-19 Catastrophe in India keeps growing

The central government’s failure to act and years of privatization of healthcare has put India at the epicenter of the pandemic

Brazil may reach 1 million COVID-19 casualties by October 2021

According to an independent report conducted in Russia, the Latin American country is experiencing a third wave of infection

Brazil breaks record with 4,195 deaths from COVID-19 in 24 hours

As Brazil breaks records with numbers of deaths and confirmed cases, a study done by PoderData reveals that significant sectors of Brazilian society believe that Bolsonaro is responsible for the health crisis

Protests continue in Paraguay demanding resignation of the president

Protests intensify across Paraguay to demand the resignation of the president and his cabinet over the deepenning public health, economic and social crisis

Dispatches from India: One year since Delhi riots

In this episode, we look at the plight of the victims of the religious violence that took place in Delhi in February 2020. We also take a look at some stark revelations regarding the unemployment situation in the country, and the latest in the COVID-19 pandemic

Why Amazon is fighting so hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

Workers at one of Amazon’s warehouses are deciding whether or not to join a union. Amazon’s union-busting efforts indicate just how important the vote is

Crucial vote to decide unionization of Amazon workers in Alabama

Amazon workers are making history with the second-ever vote on unionization in the company’s US warehouses

Chicago teachers vote for tentative deal with city, but struggle for safe schools continues

The deal will allow for educators with medical risks or living with people who have them, to continue remote-learning. Even though most of the members of the Chicago Teachers Union voted to approve the deal, the union insists that this is not a final or just deal.

Chicago threatens lockout as teachers stand firm on safe classroom demands

Despite strong opposition from the Chicago Teachers’ Union, representing the educators, the Chicago Public Schools and the city administration have decided to reopen in-person classes on Monday

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