Nicaragua, with Free Health Care and Education, Challenges U.S. Domination

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, October 20, 2021 The reason Nicaragua is labeled an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security of the U.S.” – a military corporate superpower – became abundantly clear to a delegation visiting the country Oct. 3 to 10. The delegation was organized by the Alliance for Global Justice/Nica Network. Nicaragua, a small[…]

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Global Supply Chain Crisis: Workers’ Health and Safety vs. Capitalists’ Profits

by Betsey Piette, published on Workers World, October 7, 2021 At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, panic buying seemed to create a shortage of different necessities, including toilet paper. Midway through the COVID-19 pandemic, housing prices started rising drastically, as demand surpassed supply due to shortages of construction materials. As students returned to in-person learning, schools found[…]

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Cuba Creates and Reinvents Itself

by Angel Guerra Cabrera, published on Resumen, September 2, 2021 The Cuban Revolution has emerged strengthened once again from another ferocious onslaught by the United States, which sought to provoke a social explosion and the overthrow of the revolutionary project by force.   The media scoundrels have spoken of peaceful protests but many videos show scenes of violence and looting against[…]

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Why the U.S. Still Suffers from COVID

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, September 1, 2021 Donald Trump was the convenient scapegoat for the first year of the Covid-19 crisis. Austerity, low wage work, housing insecurity, and the profit driven health care system were problematic issues before anyone heard the word Covid-19 or indeed before Trump’s presidency. Every failing of the United States already in[…]

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US and China Provide Vaccine Aid, Each In Their Own Mode

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, August 10, 2021 In a stunning announcement Aug. 5, China’s President Xi Jinping informed the First International Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine Cooperation of the country’s donation of 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to developing and poor countries within the next four months. This urgent step builds solidarity and makes vaccines accessible in[…]

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Maduro: COVAX ‘Owes a Debt’ to Venezuela

by Ricardo Vaz, published on Venezuelanalysis, June 9, 2021 Mexico City, Mexico, June 9, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro lashed out at efforts to deny the country access to vaccines. In a televised address on Sunday, the Venezuelan president accused the opposition and “organizations of US imperialism” of engaging in a lobbying campaign to stop vaccine producers from[…]

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A People’s Vaccine Against a Mutating Virus and Neoliberal Rule.

by Nicolas J. S. Davies, June 7, 2021 A recent Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that worries about the COVID pandemic in the United States are at their lowest level since it began. Only half of Americans are either “very worried” (15%) or “somewhat worried” (35%) about the virus, while the other half are “not very worried” (30%) or “not worried[…]

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Cuba: The Murderous Blockade

La Jornada Editorial, published on Resumen English, May 29, 2021 In the midst of an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections, the illegal blockade imposed against Cuba by Washington and maintained over the past more than 60 years has become the best ally of the coronavirus in Cuba. As Yuri Valdes, Associate Director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute revealed,[…]

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