The pandemic has created a crisis of unheard-of proportions, massive layoffs of workers, and the near total shutdown of the U.S. capitalist economy.
Archive: May | June 2020
Just before spring, something new bloomed. Homeless people and their neighbors in Los Angeles launched a campaign to take over vacant state-owned homes.
There has been a sharp rise in Mexicans arriving from Tabasco, Guerrero and Michoacán. Violence there has exploded since last November.
Pueblo Sin Fronteras demands nationwide release of all detainees, inmates and prisoners due to coronavirus
Conditions at jails and prisons across the United States were undignified, unhygienic, and dangerous before the arrival of COVID-19.
Detained people begin mass hunger strike to highlight their plight. 80+ people refuse all food amidst coronavirus exposure fears.
ICE’s flagrant disregard for the medical welfare of people in civil detention and broader communities within which people are detained is well-documented.
This drastic political move is dangerous because it normalizes militarization for immigration enforcement operations.
In a few words, our class enemies use this pandemic crisis to maintain the status quo by pumping economic hormones into a dying system.
The MPP program has become a fundamental part of the Trump administration’s efforts to gut the U.S. asylum system.
One of Europe’s biggest capitalists, industrialist Jacob Wallenberg explained: “There will be no recovery,” he said. “There will be social unrest.”
California farmworkers are considered “essential” to the U.S. economy, they are also the most vulnerable link in our nation’s food supply chain.
This pandemic has found a perfect environment to increase our communities’ risk of fatality if they contract the virus.
Detroit is a metaphor. While billionaires get tax abatements, the infrastructure literally crumbles to the ground.
Explanation of our decision to postpone the People to People Fact-Finding Delegation to the U.S.-Mexico Border
Now more than ever, given the coronavirus crisis, we’ll redouble our vigilance and attention on these vulnerable populations, migrants and refugees.
The coronavirus does not care if you have U.S. citizenship or not. The coronavirus does not discriminate. Efforts to help us all survive should not either.
Perspectives and advice from a veteran fighter, Magdaleno Leno Rose-Avila