Whereas the first wave of Covid-19 was an occasion for government-sponsored jingoism, the second wave is seeing health workers abandoned and left to manage the unmanageable.
In Toronto, community organisers are battling Covid in the shadow of colonial racial capitalism. Mutual aid, rent strikes and community organising have emerged as crucial initiatives for survival and solidarity.
Three separate activists draw lessons from fights to defend working-class lives and livelihoods inside and outside the workplace.
A former care worker details her experiences in residential mental healthcare.