COVID-19 pandemic
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

World’s richest have recovered from COVID crisis, poorest will take a decade more

Oxfam’s latest report says it took just nine months for the top 1,000 billionaires’ fortunes to return to their prepandemic highs, but for the world’s poorest people recovery could take 14 times longer

Chomsky and Prashad: Why neoliberal leaders who failed to protect their countries from COVID-19 must be investigated

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad deem the inaction of neoliberal and far-right governments to contain the pandemic and thus save tens of thousands of lives, as criminal

Chomsky and Prashad: Three major threats to life on earth that we must address in 2021

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad discuss the threats humanity and earth face today that require urgent attention

2020: Unprecedented struggles, renewed hope for victories

2020 was a year of tremendous suffering, but in adversity, people across the globe rose up to fight for the most vulnerable and to demand change

Tapi Yawalapiti: “My father died fighting for Indigenous peoples, defending the land”

A victim of COVID-19, chief Aritana Yawalapiti, historical leader of the Xingu, died on August 5

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