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People's Struggles

Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/17/20
On Thursday, April 16, the U.S. Department of Labor released their latest report on new claims for unemployment insurance, or UI, benefits showing 5.2...
Edward Holifield | Tallahassee, FL | 4/16/20
Edward Holifield, M.D. is an activist and physician from Tallahassee, Florida. He is a longtime advocate for people of color in the Tallahassee area,...
COVID-19
staff | New York, NY | 4/16/20
As of April 6, the rates of death from COVID-19 are twice as high for Latinos and Black residents of New York City as they are for white residents.
COVID-19
staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/16/20
AFSCME Local 2822, representing almost 1300 clerical workers working for Hennepin County, is planning an April 17, 12:30 p.m. Car Convergence that will...
Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 4/16/20
On Wednesday, April 15 the U.S. Commerce Department reported that retail sales of household goods fell 8.7% in March, the largest drop since the report...
economy
Jessica Schwartz | New York, NY | 4/15/20
As of April 14, the death toll from COVID-19 jumped by 3700, up to 10,000 in New York City.
Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/15/20
The COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping through the United States, with over 600,000 confirmed infections and almost 25,000 deaths as of April 14, is...
staff | United States | 4/15/20
Mumia Abu-Jamal—father, husband and grandfather—is an internationally renowned US political prisoner, widely honored for his piercing indictments of the...
Emily Butt | Lansing, MI | 4/14/20
In the April 13 edition of USA Today, Teamster head James P. Hoffa and three other labor leaders signed an outrageous letter entitled “Coronavirus is a...
UPS
staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/14/20
In a press conference held by video on April 14, several immigrant rights organizations announced a week of action happening this week to demand that...
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