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An Abusive System

Childhelp, a national anonymous hotline to report child abuse, has reported a 23 percent increase in calls and a 263 percent increase in texts for March 2020 compared to March 2019.

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Who is Essential?

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed some of the inherent shortcomings of the capitalist economic system. The recent labeling of “essential employees” during quarantine highlights the indispensability of certain jobs

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Seasick

For the past couple of weeks, nurses at Kaiser Hospital have been caring for patients that came from the Grand Princess cruise ship and tested positive for coronavirus. Although there was time for the hospital to prepare before the ship docked, management implemented a training scheme only after the first confirmed cases of patients with Covid-19 arrived.

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Coronavirus: inconsistencies at the top, discontent at the workplaces

On Tuesday evening, Edouard Philippe, after Castaner, Blanquer and Macron the night before, made his call for civism and “national union”. But all these representatives of power are much less comfortable when journalists relay the questions coming from the bottom of society as they still deny their own responsibility for the spread of the virus, linked to the damage done by their health policies.

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Go on Strike for Your Health and Safety

Now isn’t the time to blindly follow orders from bosses. To make sure our response to coronavirus is safe and just, workers need to take on-the-job action like sick-outs and strikes — as New York City educators have over the past week.