Even while the Coronavirus unfolds daily across our lives, many officials are focused on reopening state economies and trying to get things back to normal. But what’s their normal?
We have officially gained ballot status in Maryland. A few dozen volunteers went to markets, parades, Motor Vehicle Administration offices, and stood on street corners. Together we collected over 14,000 signatures, more than the 10,000 the state requires.
As the COVID-19 virus spread across this country, it is the working class which is bearing the brunt of this virus. Working people are paying the cost for a government that was unprepared to deal with this crisis despite the warnings it received; paying the cost for corporations who are more concerned about profit than our health.
People are killing other people, in the schools, in the workplaces. It even happens in different families. Young people kill themselves.
The Working Class Party held its 2019 convention in Detroit on September 8. Every member of the WCP has the right to attend its conventions, and significantly more than half of those eligible were there, although a number came in late, arriving directly from work. There were also several invited guests, who did not have the right to vote or speak.