Saturday April 10, 2021
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/10/21
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has acknowledged that cases on COVID-19 are on the rise again in Chicago, yet she is sticking to her plan to reopen Chicago high schools in two weeks, without addressing ongoing safety concerns from teachers and from the community.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/15/21
This past week, on March 11, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and White House passed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue law without the support of a single Republican in the House or the Senate
BY Edwan Holifield, MD | Tallahassee, FL | 2/25/21
You are just a worthless Black prisoner, and we don't care about you. That is the message that the white power structure in Leon County is sending to the prisoners in the Leon County jail.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 2/19/21
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to subside during mid-February, layoffs were on the rise, showing that we are nowhere near the end of the tunnel for workers in this country.
COVID-19, Layoffs
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/11/21
After midnight on Wednesday, February 10, the Chicago Teachers Union officially certified ballot results ratifying an agreement between the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) that will provide a framework for returning to in-person learning in Chicago Public Schools.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 1/05/21
As the state of Arizona reached the highest rate in the world of daily confirmed COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, hundreds of Arizona educators prepared a sick-out to demand two weeks of virtual learning.
BY Ali Fuhrman | Minneapolis, MN | 12/20/20
More than 30 mothers, parents, children and supporters who work for Hennepin County gathered at Painter Park, December 19, to call on Hennepin County Commissioners to hold an emergency board meeting to pass COVID Childcare and Caregiver Leave at full pay until schools and daycares are fully functional.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 12/13/20
Over 100 educators in CUSD called in sick on Friday, December 11 to express their opposition to the negligent board.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 11/13/20
Within a week of the election, the pandemic in the United States has turned the corner, just as President Trump said. But instead of fading away, there has been a surge in new infections.
COVID-19, economy
BY Fronte Popolare | Italy | 10/31/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Italian Marxist- Leninist organization Fronte Popolare.
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