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Race issues: the hushed-up heart of US politics

June 2012

A century ago, W.E.B. Du Bois wrote that “the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.” Today, that line is still the key problem for U.S. workers, as bitter race divisions remain. Joblessness and lack of economic opportunity consistently trap communities of color into poverty. Increasingly, the same realities are… Read more »

Las oficinas de la campaña para la presidencia

junio de 2012

Christina López, chicana nacida y criada en Arizona, es una feroz defensora de los derechos reproductivos y de inmigrantes. Es presidenta de las Mujeres Radicales de Seattle (RW) y líder de bases en la organización para poner fin a los cortes presupuestarios en el estado de Washington. Su pasión por la justicia racial le ayuda… Read more »

Partido de Libertad Socialista — endosantes notables

junio de 2012

• Mima Cataldo, Gremio de Bibliotecarios Progresistas* • Chris Faatz, International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 5* • Bryan Fabert, Sindicato Internacional de Empleados de Servicios Local 775 (SEIU)* • Doug Frechin, Teamsters Local 174* • Elazar Friedman, Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal • Channing MacFadden, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587* • Richard… Read more »

Durham-López 2012 presidential campaign endorsers

June 2012

• Norma Abdulah, Harlem activist, retired teacher, New York City, N.Y. • Bess Altwerger, Save Our Schools,* Baltimore, Md. • Amina Baraka, cultural worker, revolutionary poet, singer, Newark, N.J. • Ray Berard, American Federation of Teachers Local 2121,* San Francisco, Calif. • Dr. Natalie Boero, author and professor (sociology) at San Jose State University, California… Read more »

Stephen Durham: firing up alternative party debates on tour in California

June 2012

On a three-week tour of California, Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) presidential candidate Stephen Durham conveyed an exciting, optimistic message of the power of rebellion, delivered with intensity and clarity. New York FSP Organizer Durham, one of four people seeking the nomination of the Peace and Freedom Party (PFP), campaigned in April and early May in… Read more »