Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/03/13/coronavirus-prevention-works-working-people
Any proposal for paid sick leave for all needs to mention who pays for it, with adequate protection for very small companies where all but the owner need sick leave at the same time.
Working class people have always been disposable…Corona virus will increase job loss, medical industry profits and, evictions which will boost real estate house “flipping” profits. Our only defense is in our ability to organize and in militant class unity.
Hopefully, these events and the coming debate will swing support t Bernie, the only leader that has demanded rational solutions that protect our interests but again, people are afraid and mostly not very bright.
As I go to read this, another CD article points out that only 20% are covered by the Pelosi bill that Democrats are “moving as fast as they can” to push through.
Again, we are pretty much on our own for the moment. And we need new representation.