Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Photo: Casey (on left) holding her two-year-old daughter, photographed in December following the tornado that destroyed her home. (Source: Tribune Official Supporter) By Michael Nolan Victims of the tornado that hit Mayfield, Kentucky this past December are still being left to fend for themselves in another total failure of the capitalist ruling class to prepare for and respond to extreme weather. Opportunist politicians from the … Continue reading Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Tornadoes Hit Five States, Over 80 Dead in Latest Capitalist Disaster

By Sarah Ahmed and Lukas Alder Last Friday and early Saturday, multiple tornadoes tore through Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, and Illinois, killing at least 80 people. One tornado stayed on the ground for more than 200 miles through Kentucky, where a majority of the people were killed. The tornadoes emerged from a supercell storm that formed in Northeast Arkansas. Passing through multiple states, this storm … Continue reading Tornadoes Hit Five States, Over 80 Dead in Latest Capitalist Disaster