Friday June 5, 2020
| Last update: Thursday at 8:55 PM
BY staff | New York City | 6/02/20
New York, NY - On the early evening of June 1, around 1500 people gathered in the Lower East Side. This was one gathering out of dozens happening throughout the five boroughs.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/29/20
On Thursday, May 28, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that there were 2.1 million new claims for state unemployment insurance in the previous week ending May 23.
BY staff | World | 5/28/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following appeal that was initiated by the German Communist Party (DKP), Communist Party Of Peoples Of Spain (CPPS), and the Communist Party Of Venezuela (CPV). Freedom Road Socialist Organization is among the signers.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/28/20
Political Secretary of Freedom Road Socialist Organization Steff Yorek stated on May 26, “The United States has just reached a grim milestone, 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 with no end in sight, earning this country the dubious distinction of edging into the top ten for deaths per person, with 30.46 deaths per 100,000.”
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/26/20
In any case, the closing of the Midtown Center site, and the suggestion by the National Guard that its resources be moved to the predominantly white suburb of West Allis, is cause for concern.
BY Fabiana Casas | Chicago, IL | 5/25/20
Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy (IJLA) is a small two-floor building that rests on the corner of Western and Blue Island Avenues in Pilsen, Chicago.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 5/23/20
At least 36 employees at a UPS hub in Tucson, Arizona have tested positive for COVID-19.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 5/21/20
On Thursday, May 21, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that 2.4 million more people have applied for state unemployment insurance, or UI, in the week ending May 16. In addition, about 1.2 million people applied for the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, set up by the recent CARES act for the self-employed.
COVID-19
BY Tom Burke | Gainesville, GA | 5/13/20
COVID-19 virus is spreading quickly among poultry workers and their families in Georgia.
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | International | 5/13/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following May 13 statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions.
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