Unemployment crisis: It's about to get worse

Unemployment crisis: It’s about to get worse

At the end of July, the extra $600 per week in expanded unemployment benefits will expire. Congress has not acted ...
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Coronavirus surges in U.S.: Capitalism is the crisis

Coronavirus surges in U.S.: Capitalism is the crisis

July 1 — As a consequence of bosses’ rush to “reopen the economy” for profit amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Why we say A JOB IS A RIGHT

Why we say A JOB IS A RIGHT

“How bad is unemployment?” headlined the May 8 edition of the New York Times. “Literally off the charts.” Axios reports ...
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U.S. unemployment hits depression levels. Don't blame China

U.S. unemployment hits depression levels. Don’t blame China

The New York Times headline declared: “U.S. unemployment worst since the Great Depression.” (New York Times, May 9, 2020, print ...
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Bosses bet on profits over workers’ lives

Bosses bet on profits over workers’ lives

Fruit processing workers are on strike at 13 plants in Washington state’s Yakima Valley. “Hoppers” — sanitation workers who do ...
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Don't starve, fight!

Don’t starve, fight!

Ninety years ago, on March 6, 1930, over a million people demonstrated across the United States for unemployment relief. The ...
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FOOD IS A RIGHT! Unite to fight attack on SNAP benefits

FOOD IS A RIGHT! Unite to fight attack on SNAP benefits

Struggle-La Lucha newspaper and the Socialist Unity Party/Partido de Socialismo Unido condemn the Trump administration’s announced changes to the SNAP ...
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It's still ‘last hired, first fired.’ The truth about the jobless rate

It’s still ‘last hired, first fired.’ The truth about the jobless rate

Trump supporters and the capitalist media are celebrating April's employment report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They claim this ...
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