Walentyna Janta-Połczyńska was the last living member of Poland’s government-in-exile during World War II. She moved to New York in 1949.
Un viajero cayó enfermo. Unos pocos trabajadores agrícolas pronto lo siguieron. Ahora, uno está muerto. Algunos trabajadores han tenido que coser sus propias máscaras protectoras.
Inequities have an everyday impact, in the form of obesity, hypertension, asthma and other chronic conditions. But the inequalities come into sharp relief during a crisis.
‘If the government is saying you can’t work … we cannot realistically expect them to continue to pay rent and other obligations in that time.’
Manny Ness and Tony O’Brien |
‘To make sure that this period of physical distancing becomes an opportunity for social solidarity, teachers and other unionists should speak out against anti-Asian racism with their students and co-workers. ‘
As hospitals focus on saving people at risk of dying from COVID-19 and other medical facilities shutter to avoid spreading the disease further, people with serious medical conditions or troubling health concerns are getting less care than they normally would.