World Economy Heads Towards Recession as Coronavirus Declared Pandemic

Photo: Pedestrians in New York City pass under headlines in Times Square related to the coronavirus outbreak. Read Tribune of the People’s response to this article here. By the Incendiary Editorial Board Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that originated in Wuhan, China has become a pandemic, meaning that it has spread worldwide. The economic impact on … Continue reading World Economy Heads Towards Recession as Coronavirus Declared Pandemic

SEATTLE: Nurses Strike for Better Patient Care, Locked Out Upon Return

Photo: Thousands of nurses and other healthcare workers went on strike to improve staffing levels and patient care at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. By Audrey Hellenbrecht Last month, striking nurses at the Swedish Medical Center (SMC) in Seattle, Washington were finally able to return to work after thousands were locked out at the end of a three-day strike. Over 7,800 nurses and other healthcare … Continue reading SEATTLE: Nurses Strike for Better Patient Care, Locked Out Upon Return

Coronavirus Panic Exposes Chaos at Heart of Capitalist World Economy

Photo: Stock brokers panic at the New York Stock Exchange as coronavirus fears cause stock values to plummet  By Mike Talavera The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has had its worst week since the Great Recession of 2008. Traders have been frantically selling off their shares, causing values to plummet, out of fear of that the coronavirus is on the verge of becoming a pandemic. … Continue reading Coronavirus Panic Exposes Chaos at Heart of Capitalist World Economy

Coronavirus Outbreak Sparks Misinformation and Deception

A screenshot of a viewer developed by Northeastern University’s modeling lab showing the spread of the coronavirus. Small dots represent population centers. By Lois Boite The December 2019 coronavirus outbreak has placed strain on international public health, with over 37,000 reported cases of the virus detected in 28 different countries. Coronaviruses are a class of virus that can infect both humans and animals with symptoms … Continue reading Coronavirus Outbreak Sparks Misinformation and Deception

AUSTIN: First Measles Case in 20 Years Opens the Door for Reactionary Conspiracy Theorists

Photo: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine By Manuela Smith For the first time since 1999, Travis County, which includes Austin, Texas and surrounding suburbs, has had a confirmed case of measles. The patient, who became ill on December 14, had visited several Austin-area restaurants and stores since contracting the disease in Europe in late November, prompting fears of a major outbreak. Even before this confirmed … Continue reading AUSTIN: First Measles Case in 20 Years Opens the Door for Reactionary Conspiracy Theorists

WEST VIRGINIA: Local Activists Protest Hospital Closures

Photo: Ohio Valley Medical Complex in Wheeling, West Virginia By Mario Ginesta Activists in Wheeling, WV have been organizing around the recent closures of several hospitals in the Ohio Valley region. The closures have resulted in over 1,000 workers being laid off and has limited the already scarce medical and mental health treatment options for people living in the area. The past two months have … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA: Local Activists Protest Hospital Closures

México: Los Revolucionarios Anuncia una Alerta General Para las Órdenes de Detención Hacia los Líderes de Sindicados

Este artículo es una traducción Foto: Trabajadores de salud rodean el presidente mexicano Andrés Manuel López Obrador en Tlacolula de Matamoros, protestando sus despidos injustificados y exigiendo la restitución. Por Ginés Los revolucionarios del Sol Rojo confirman en una alerta general que el gobierno de Oaxaca, la oficina del procurador del estado y el poder judicial del estado de Oaxaca han iniciado ataques nuevos y … Continue reading México: Los Revolucionarios Anuncia una Alerta General Para las Órdenes de Detención Hacia los Líderes de Sindicados

MEXICO: Revolutionaries Release General Alert for Arrest Warrants Against Trade Union Leaders

Photo: Healthcare workers surround Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Tlacolula de Matamoros, protesting their unjustified dismissal and demanding reinstatement By Ed Dalton Revolutionaries from Current of the People Red Sun (Sol Rojo), confirmed in a general alert that the Government of Oaxaca, the States Attorney General’s Office, and the Judicial Power of the State of Oaxaca have initiated new and deceptive attacks against … Continue reading MEXICO: Revolutionaries Release General Alert for Arrest Warrants Against Trade Union Leaders

Brasil: El Pueblo Indígena Resiste los Ataques Hacia el Cuidado de Salud

Foto: El cartel en español, “¡No a imponer límites a nuestros recursos de salud indígenas!” Por Ginés En el mes pasado, el pueblo indígena de Brasil ha tomado varias acciones audaces para defenderse en contra de los ataques hacia la Secretaría Especial de la Salud Indígena (o el SESAI, el acrónimo brasileño) que incluye demostraciones, barricadas y ocupaciones de edificios gubernamentales. Antes, la administración de … Continue reading Brasil: El Pueblo Indígena Resiste los Ataques Hacia el Cuidado de Salud