Healthcare
Nabisco workers across US strike demanding fair contracts

Over 1,000 workers across 5 US states have walked off their jobs in Nabisco to demand a fair contract. Workers are protesting low wages and long shifts extending up to 12 to 16 hours.

Alone Again: Migrant workers in India fight for survival

The migrant crisis is almost invisible due to unpreparedness on all fronts—vaccines, hospitals, medicines. It does not mean there is no crisis this year

Palestinians injured and arrested amid violence in East Jerusalem and other stories

Today we look at the violence against Palestinians in Occupied East Jerusalem, an armed attack on Indigenous people in Colombia, and more

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

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

Kenyan federal government health workers begin national strike demanding promotions

The previous two nation-wide strike actions, notified in May and August against non-implementation of promotions, were called off after assurances from the government. Seeing no progress, workers have vowed to not resume work till demands are met

Pregnancy and labor during COVID-19

New Frame traces the coronavirus through the cycle of life in a series of intimate portraits from Gauteng. This is what new mothers are experiencing in the time of Covid-19.

Peru hit hard by second wave of COVID-19

Peru is reporting more than 7,000 new cases everyday and has the highest per capita death toll in the Latin American and Caribbean region

What explains the COVID-19 surge in Mexico?

Mexico has quickly become one of the hot-spots of the coronavirus pandemic, Mexican activist Magdiel Sánchez Quiroz discusses the different factors behind the increase

“Where is the money,” Hondurans ask government as health care system collapses

Recent revelations regarding massive corruption are the latest indicator of the rotten state of the health system on Honduras. Meanwhile, the forced disappearance of 4 Garifuna leaders has caused outrage with social movements launching protests

Victims of neoliberalism, poor countries face consequences in healthcare systems

The Tricontinental Institute gathered reports from healthcare professionals and analyzed the situation in some countries

Nijmie Zakkiyah Dzurinko: “State violence has many fronts”

Activist from Put People First! Pennsylvania discusses the denial of healthcare as an aspect of state violence and historic, systemic oppression of Black, Indigenous and working class people in the US

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