Combating Police Brutality and the COVID-19 Crisis: What Socialists Demand

By JAMES FORTIN Not since the Great Depression of the 1930’s has the American working class experienced with such gravity an assault to its standing as we are witnessing today. Do we continue under the irrational capitalist rule of the 1%, or do we demand meaningful solutions to the problems that have been thrust upon us, the 99%?

Unemployment Skyrockets, So Does Hunger

By BARRY SHEPPARD The Labor Department recently released figures for the unemployment rate for April, saying that the rate was 14.7 percent, the highest since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The Labor Department said that because of how it classifies workers, the real figure could be 20 percent. These figures reflect the situation as … Continue reading Unemployment Skyrockets, So Does Hunger

Cuba: A Model of Solidarity in Covid-19 Fight

By NICK BAKER While the U.S. damns its population with reluctant and haphazard “free market” responses to a global pandemic that demands comprehensive, organized, centrally directed action, Cuba is showing the world a different route. It is carrying forward the legacy of its legendary revolutionary doctor with what the British newspaper the Independent called last … Continue reading Cuba: A Model of Solidarity in Covid-19 Fight

Capitalism’s coronavirus response: Bail out the rich!

By JOHN POTTINGER Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap off tall buildings in a single bound! Superman? No, it’s the U.S. and the world capitalist economies. Or is it? As more states and more counties mandate stay-in-place orders more and more people are out of jobs to the … Continue reading Capitalism’s coronavirus response: Bail out the rich!

Statement of Socialist Action National Committee: Coronavirus threatens the lives of billions

By JAMES FORTIN and JEFF MACKLER As the devastating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) literally threatens the lives of billions of the earth’s people, two truths about the contagion remain unchallenged: All nations are ill-prepared for the arrival of the virus, and once it lands, despite herculean efforts in some cases, little can be done to stop … Continue reading Statement of Socialist Action National Committee: Coronavirus threatens the lives of billions

China Coronavirus Challenge Spreads to World Stage

By JAMES FORTIN As the novel coronavirus continues to dominate the concerns of health officials around the globe, two truths about the contagion have remained unchallenged: Nations are ill prepared for the arrival of the virus and once it lands, cannot readily stop its spread despite herculean efforts in some cases to do so. As … Continue reading China Coronavirus Challenge Spreads to World Stage