Friday January 22, 2021
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BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 3/24/20
This past week, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) won expanded protections for all its members at United Parcel Service (UPS).
BY Emily Butt | Lansing, MI | 3/24/20
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, UPS Teamsters are concerned about the lack of safety precautions taken by the company.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/24/20
The U.S. Senate has failed twice to pass a Republican-backed economic stimulus bill worth over a trillion dollars ($1,000,000,000,000).
BY Communist Party of the Philippines | Philippines | 3/24/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following March 24 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines.
BY Dylan Borne | New Orleans, LA | 3/23/20
Transgender community activists in Louisiana put together a crisis fund.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/22/20
Last week the financial news was dominated by the falling stock market, which had its worst week since the 2008 financial crisis.
BY staff | Portland, OR | 3/21/20
The Portland Rent Freeze Coalition, made up of concerned people and progressive organizations, disrupted a COVID-19 response press conference on March 17 here in Portland to demand that all rent payments due during the statewide shutdown be cancelled.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 3/21/20
According to a March 20 report from the Korean Central News Agency, the government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has formed the Central Emergency Anti-Epidemic Headquarters to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/20/20
On Thursday, March 19, the Department of Labor reported a surge of applications for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits as the COVID-19 pandemic began to bite into the economy.
BY Steff Yorek | Minneapolis, MN | 3/18/20
As the number of confirmed cases of the viral illness COVID-19 approaches 200,000 worldwide, we can already see how differently issues of public health and human needs are treated in socialist countries vs. capitalist countries.
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