Farmworkers in California. Class war Immigrants on the front lines in the coronavirus fight Axios
More than a third of California nurses are immigrants, as well as 29% of nurses in New York and New Jersey
America’s Farmworkers—Now ‘Essential,’ but Denied the Just-Enacted Benefits David Bacon Farmworkers Are in the Coronavirus Crosshairs Civil Eats Dear Jeff Bezos, instead of firing me protect your workers from coronavirus Chris Smalls, Guardian Fired worker: Amazon hid COVID-19 cases and ignored pleas for protection Grayzone Leaked Amazon Memo Details Plan to Smear Fired Warehouse Organizer: ‘He’s Not Smart or Articulate’ Vice New York City map reveals poorer neighborhoods have higher rates of coronavirus Daily Mail Low-income NYC neighborhoods hit hardest by coronavirus: data NY Daily News Virus hits NYC hardest in a few working-class neighborhoods AP McDonald’s workers in St. Louis go on strike over unsafe conditions, lost hours, pay cuts St. Louis Business Journal Rep. Judy Chu Says Attacks on Asian Americans at About 100 per Day Due to Coronavirus Fear AsAmNews U.S. Plant Workplaces Emerge as Coronavirus Battlegrounds WSJ The Coronavirus Class War Has Already Started The Nation The rich pull up the drawbridges Axios
The new coronavirus has struck hardest in working-class neighborhoods in New York City’s outer boroughs, city data shows, underlining how the pandemic has ravaged densely packed lower-income areas where social-distancing guidelines have proved difficult to implement.
The 1,000-Bed Comfort Was Supposed to Aid New York. It Has 20 Patients. NYTimes
“It’s a joke,” said a top hospital executive, whose facilities are packed with coronavirus patients.
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