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Escalate the St. Vincent Hospital Strike – Take the Fight to Tenet! (6/13/2021) - The unionized nurses at St. Vincent Hospital are continuing to fight against Tenet Healthcare Corporation in their third month on strike for safe staffing levels and a fair contract. Nurses and patients both suffer from for-profit healthcare’s cost-cutting tactics such as understaffing, low pay, poor benefits, and rushed, expensive care. They bore the brunt ofContinue reading "Escalate the St. Vincent Hospital Strike – Take the Fight to Tenet!"
Pride is a Protest – Solidarity Wins LGBTQ+ Rights! (6/12/2021) - It’s been six years since the oppressive bans on same-sex marriage in the US were overturned by a Supreme Court decision. Yet homophobic oppression hasn’t disappeared with legal equality. The LGBTQ+ community needs more than symbolic support and token representation—we need a real material improvement in our conditions!
Israel-Palestine: A new stage in the struggle (5/26/2021) - This article is the cover story of the June 2021 issue of Socialism Today, the monthly magazine published by our co-thinkers in the Socialist Party of England & Wales. The Independent Socialist Group stands in solidarity with the Socialist Party as part of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon When a ceasefireContinue reading "Israel-Palestine: A new stage in the struggle"
Israel-Palestine conflict: How can workers end war and secure national and democratic rights for all? (5/25/2021) - Photo: Israeli military bombing of civilian neighborhoods in the Gaza Strip 2021 This article was originally posted on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon The turn to devastating bloodshed by the Israeli regime has followed weeks of brutal Israeli policing in and around Jerusalem’s old city, and aContinue reading "Israel-Palestine conflict: How can workers end war and secure national and democratic rights for all?"
Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza (5/19/2021) - This article was originally posted on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon Weeks of repressive, brutal Israeli policing of Palestinian gatherings and protests in East Jerusalem have led to a new round of bloody conflict. Rather than just being confined to Jerusalem, this time the Israeli authorities areContinue reading "Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza"
El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias! (5/14/2021) - Por Ashley Rogers  Negligencia, corrupción y capitalismo El 3 de mayo se derrumbó en Ciudad de México un paso elevado por el que circulaba un tren del metro, lo que provocó la muerte de al menos veintiséis personas y heridas a otras ochenta. El tren circulaba por un tramo elevado de la línea 12 cuandoContinue reading "El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias!"
Overpass Collapse in Mexico City Kills 26 — Warnings Were Ignored (5/14/2021) - By Ashley Rogers Negligence, corruption, and capitalism An overpass carrying a subway train collapsed in Mexico City on May 3, killing at least twenty-six people and injuring eighty. The train was travelling on an elevated portion of Line 12 when a section near Olivos Station collapsed onto traffic below. This incident marks the worst disasterContinue reading "Overpass Collapse in Mexico City Kills 26 — Warnings Were Ignored"

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