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Tidbits - Apr. 9, 2020 - Reader Comments: Right to Vote or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, New York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Resources, more...

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Reader Comments: The Right to Vote...or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Immigration; Resources; and more....

COVID-19 Crisis Brings Unprecedented Job Loss to Many Occupations

Jennifer Schramm AARP Blogs
Policy makers can start thinking now about how to prepare for the reopening of businesses and the rehiring of workers. Care must be taken to ensure that older workers, displaced due to COVID-19, can reenter the workforce.

Readers Respond Reflections on the Sanders Campaign so Far

Geoffrey Jacques; Sam Lewis; Carl Davidson; Dolores Dwyer; Lucy Fried; Paul Buhle; Micheal Crockford; Daniel Millstone; Louis Diamond; Damon L. Fordham; Robert Wayne Johnson Portside
Portside readers respond to two articles on the elections, and how best to remove Donald Trump from the White House and the GOP from controlling the Senate, and defeating Republicans at the state level - the down-ballot races.

A Dialectical Delight

Sophia Beach International Socialism
A deep, translucent dive into Marx's capacity to take Hegel's comservatizing worldviews and turn them into elements of revolutionary theory and practice.

The Coronavirus Crisis Exposes How Fragile Capitalism Already Was

Stephanie Luce Labor Notes
When this is all over, will we be able to patch up the economy and get things back to normal? Trump certainly claims so. But he's wrong. The pandemic is exposing just how dysfunctional our economic system was to begin with.

Global Left Midweek - April 8, 2020

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On the agenda: new internationalism, and ending the war with nature. News and analysis from and about the left worldwide.