Is There Any Better Time Than Now For a General Strike?

by Sonali Kolhatkar, published on Counterpunch, April 21, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into stark relief the inequalities baked into the U.S.’s capitalist system—one that deems nurses and grocery workers “essential,” but leaves them with just as few rights and privileges as they had before the crisis struck. The scenario before us, where society depends more than ever on[…]

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The Era Of Mass Strikes Begins On May 1, First Day Of General Strike Campaign

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, April 26, 2020 On Friday, May 1, an ongoing General Strike campaign begins. This campaign could become the most powerful movement in the United States and reset the national agenda. It comes when the failures of the US political system have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic, which triggered an[…]

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