Today’s crisis is totally unprecedented, but it's not a whole new world. There's a resurgent logic of imperialism, always the basis of international life – the powerful attempting to shift the costs of crisis onto their rivals in other parts of the world, and onto the workers that serve them at home.
Argentina has a long tradition of workers occupying their factories and producing under workers’ control. In the crisis, workers who once had to sew police uniforms have taken control of their workplace and are now making surgical masks. A U.S. hotel worker currently in Argentina reports.