US Blacks: Toll Hit by COVID-19 Grows as More Data Emerges

U.S. Black people are being disproportionately affected by coronavirus. | Photo: AFP On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its first breakdown of COVID-19 case data by race, showing that 30% of patients whose race was known were Black. As a clearer picture emerges of COVID-19’s decidedly deadly toll on Black people, …

8 Nations Address Letter to UN Chief Urging Sanctions Be Lifted

Human rights reports have been highlighting the deadly impact of sanctions on access to essential medicines and equipment. | Photo: EFE Venezuela has joined Wednesday China, Russia, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, and Nicaragua in their plea to United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to urge the United States (U.S.) to remove its illegal economic …

Science for the People

Fighting COVID 19 in Cuba, China and the United States By W. T. Whitney Jr. March 19, 2020 Governments, according to Thomas Jefferson, are supposed to guarantee people’s rights to “life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” COVID 19 has out people’s lives and health in the spotlight now. What kind of tools do governments …

Socialist Optimism in the Times of Corona

BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA Everywhere we turn today, we are constantly reminded of the coronavirus and its lethal effects. From travel restrictions to food insecurity, the Western world is experiencing what billions of people around the world experience daily under the capitalist economic system. Ironically, it is these downtrodden and oppressed communities that we should …

World War 3 Is Already Here: The West’s War On Iran and the Global South

Image credit: Anticonquista BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA The unlawful assassination of Iranian military general Qassem Soleimani by the U.S. military has heightened an awareness of an impending world war in the collective Western conscious. Fortunately, for the majority of us living in the United States and Europe, our experience of war is never direct. It’s …

Iraqi Al-Balad Airbase hit by several rockets – 4 injured

Iraq’s Ain Al-Assad Base after it was attacked by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards last week. Image credit: Aljezeera By BO Staff Writer The Iraqi Armed Forces has announced via its official Twitter account that the country’s Al-Balad Airbase, which is based in the Salah Al-Deen Province, has been hit by 8 Katyusha rockets which has left …