The US Senate passed by unanimous consent the Access to Baby Formula Act on Thursday, but it will not end the shortages in stores that are expected to persist for weeks if not months.
Numerous reports attest to acute social distress, including millions of people suffering soaring levels of hunger.
Biden administration says government has no role in producing baby formula amidst nationwide shortage
Seeking to tamp down immense social anger, Biden’s invocation of the Defense Production Act will do little to alleviate the immediate crisis while further exposing the bankruptcy of capitalism.
The consultative ballot is a mechanism for demoralizing workers while buying time to reach an arrangement with management in behind-closed-doors negotiations. If this is ASDA’s final offer, what is there to discuss other than a sellout?
On Monday, the British charity Oxfam published a report documenting the malignant growth of social inequality during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seven percent inflation in 2021 resulted in a real wage reduction of an average 2.4 percent for US workers.
Winter of death: Two deadly housing fires in less than a week expose the reality of American capitalism
New York City and Philadelphia saw their deadliest housing fires in decades amid a climate of official indifference to death as the COVID-19 pandemic has been allowed to rage out of control.
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the correspondence between mass infection and stock prices is well established. The markets fall when they suspect measures will be taken to stop the spread of COVID-19, and they rise when the disease is allowed to spread unchecked.