Coronavirus

The Covid-19 Crisis Shows Why Food Should Be a Human Right
With lines at food banks stretching for miles, the need has never been clearer to guarantee food to all U.S. residents.
Paul J. Baicich
Time for Progressives to Seize the Means of Production of House Relief Bills
Pelosi’s bill proves Democratic leadership won’t do what needs to be done.
Hamilton Nolan
10 Signs That Prove Big Pharma Could Care Less About Your Health
Drug companies are lobbying to protect their right to profit from any future Covid-19 vaccine.
Dayton Martindale
Give Every Child a $1,000 Trust Account and the Next Crisis Won’t Be So Bad
To weather the economic wreckage of the Covid-19 crisis—and prepare for future disasters—we should enact a Just Futures Fund.
Jim Pugh
Meat Factory Work is Dangerous in Normal Times. The Same Conditions Spread Covid-19
Michael Haedicke
SARS Lessons Lost
What the United States should have learned from SARS—and blatantly ignored.
Indigo Olivier
Democratic Socialist Officials Lay Out Demands for Local Government Responses to Covid-19
A just response to the pandemic requires centering working people. Here's where to start.
Democratic Socialist Elected Officials
The President Is Goading Anti-Lockdown Militias to Violence
We must not overlook the danger of Trump's signaling.
Max Elbaum
The U.S. Response to Covid-19 Has Lavished Wealth on the Rich
While the pandemic ravages American workers, the federal government has orchestrated a monumental transfer of wealth from the bottom of the economic ladder to the top.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Look at How Much Sense It Makes to Do the Green New Deal Right Now
We can get out of this depression and save the planet all at once.
Sarah Lazare
EPA Gives Agribusiness Giant Syngenta a Pass on Pesticide Monitoring Due to Covid-19 Concerns
Johnathan Hettinger
The Absolute Minimum That Democrats Should Demand In the Next Stimulus
The next stimulus package must include aid to state and local governments, protections for employed and unemployed workers, and investments in our democracy.
Celine McNicholas, Josh Bivens and Heidi Shierholz
A Mask Shortage Could Leave Farmers and Farm Workers Exposed to Toxic Pesticides
Melanie Bateman
Congress: Either Come Babysit My Kids, or Cancel My Rent
I’m a mother of 6-year-old twins and like millions of other Americans, I can't pay rent—so I'm going on a rent strike.
Jenay Manley
Don’t Believe the Debt Hawks—More Stimulus Is the Only Path to Recovery
Fear-mongering over the deficit is the absolute wrong approach to the Covid-19 crisis.
Josh Bivens
A Federal Jobs Program for Contact Tracing
To safely reopen the economy, we need a public health corps. Here's how to build it.
Dayton Martindale
The Real Reason Why the WHO Waited Until March to Declare a Global Pandemic
The 2005 regulations pushed on the World Health Organization by the United States and the Europeans hampered the WHO’s ability to declare an emergency and a pandemic.
Vijay Prashad
In Montana, Food Banks Battle Surging Demand and Shifting Supply Chains
Joseph Bullington
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