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In Memoriam: Healthcare Workers Who Have Died of COVID-19

Medscape Editor Medscape
Women places a flower next to a photo of  Dr. Li Wenliang
As front-line healthcare workers care for patients with COVID-19, they commit themselves to difficult, draining work and also put themselves at risk of infection. More than 100 throughout the world have died.

What Should be Done for Workers' Rights During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Left MEPs in the European Parliament GUE/NGL Website
European Left calls for social benefit protections for all migrant and contingent workers, increased pay for health care, transport, food service, postal and other essential workers, and defense of the right to strike during the pandemic

Some Instacart, Amazon Workers Strike as Jobs Get Riskier

Alexandra Olson and Mae Anderson Associated Press
Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers have walked off the job to demand greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.

Coronavirus: A Capitalist Crisis

Richard D. Wolff Dollars and Sense
The catastrophe demonstrates the results when public health is subordinate to private profit and to a governmental apparatus that adulates the superiority of private over public administration.

Grounded Reflections of Turbulent Times

Kaela Berg Workday Minnesota
Flight attendants are aviation’s first responders. We have now become frontline workers during a global pandemic. For many of us, however, the immediate threat of the COVID-19 virus is not our top concern.