The devastation of the coronavirus pandemic is a product of capitalism, a system that puts profit over the lives of people. Only the working class and a workers’ government, armed with a revolutionary socialist program, can put an end to this nightmare!

China: Regime Relents on Lockdown in Face of Pressure from Below

Recent protests in China against the regime’s harsh COVID-19 lockdown measures have further exposed the instability of the capitalist regime.

“Learning Loss” and the Crisis of Education

A recent report revealed strikingly regressive trends for children worldwide since 2020. The criminal capitalist mismanagement of the pandemic is to blame.

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Capitalism’s Assault on Youth Mental Health

Last December, the US Surgeon General released a rare Official Advisory which painted a dismal picture of youth mental health. Capitalism’s continued existence is destroying the mental and physical wellbeing of millions.

Canadian “Freedom Convoy”: A Warning to the Labor Movement

As the reactionary “Freedom Convoy” shows, the anti-establishment right can’t be fought with liberalism, only with a class-based left program.

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Pfizer’s Shameless Pandemic Profiteering

As vaccine nationalism and irrational capitalist competition put us at the mercy of a dangerous disease, pharmaceutical giants make a profit.

Europe: Capitalism Blames Its Mess on the Unvaccinated

Mass protests erupted across Europe as governments introduced coercive and discriminatory measures to contain a new wave of the pandemic.

General Strike in France’s Overseas Territories—Solidarity!

Strikes are taking place throughout French imperialism’s overseas territories. The IMT declares our solidarity with mobilizing workers!

Omicron Variant: A Menace of Capitalism’s Making

A worrying new variant of COVID-19 has emerged, an inevitable product of the reckless pursuit of short-term capitalist interests.

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University of Minnesota Tuition Hike: Students Pay for the COVID Crisis

The 2020–21 school year placed a heavy burden on college students and faculty. Now, they are being made to pay for the crisis of capitalism.

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Biden Implements Mandates—But We Need Workers’ Control Over Vaccination!

Biden’s vaccine mandate is too little and too late. Only a workers’ government can be trusted to protect workers’ rights and safety.

Schools Reopen Across the Country—Workers’ Control Needed!

The current push to return to in-person learning is dictated above all by the capitalists’ desire to reopen the economy. Only workers’ control can guarantee a safe reopening!

COVID-19 Pandemic: Patents and Profits

Despite being 16 months into the pandemic, the ruling class is still torn by squabbles over patent waivers, export bans, and priority deals.