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US migrants hunger strike After 23-day hunger strike, undocumented workers in New York win USD 2.1 billion in assistance

The protests, organized by the Fund Excluded Workers campaign, sought to deliver benefits to undocumented workers who had lost their jobs due to the pandemic. The victory has been hailed but activist groups say more needs to be done

Schools shut in NYC, US New York City schools shut again due to second COVID-19 wave

Schools were opened up in phases in September and October, months after they were shut down in mid-March. The State’s governor has warned of a tremendous spike in the coming weeks

lifting COVID lockdown US US States bypass federal government, come together to plan lifting of lockdown

Despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the US, Democratic Party State governors are bypassing the federal government to coordinate the lifting of lockdowns put in place to contain the outbreak

COVID-19 crisis brings to light the need for a much stronger public sector

The situation is such that the public sector, long maligned by neoliberal economists and weakened by governments beholden to neoliberalism, is playing a major role in the fight against coronavirus

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