Mississippi goddam

Mississippi goddam

The equality Nina Simone demanded in song is still denied Black communities in Jackson, neglected for decades and at the mercy of a failed water system.
Fed-up railroad workers ready to strike

Fed-up railroad workers ready to strike

Safety issues are just one reason workers from a dozen railroad unions have threatened to shut down the freight lines.
Go all the way with student debt relief

Go all the way with student debt relief

Biden’s reprieve was a good start -- yet over half of borrowers, most of them Black, still owe 95% of their original loans!
economy, Editorial, education
How US genocide and bigotry shaped Nazi race law

How US genocide and bigotry shaped Nazi race law

Review of the bombshell book Hitler's American Model.
Monkeypox: Stand Up, Fight Back, Demand Global Solutions!

Monkeypox: Stand Up, Fight Back, Demand Global Solutions!

Viruses do not stop at borders, and monkeypox is a global health emergency.
A girl holds a goat and a sign reading "Jennifer."

The truth about microcredit

From neoliberal fairy tale to predatory lending empire
Visit of King George V (1910)

Visit of King George V (1910)

A stinging rebuke to the English monarchy by James Connolly, fighter for Irish independence.
Courageous whistleblowers — salute and defend them!

Courageous whistleblowers — salute and defend them!

"Working people owe a huge debt to leakers and whistleblowers for exposing truths at great risk to themselves."
Anita Hill, Amber Heard, and #MeToo

Anita Hill, Amber Heard, and #MeToo

The connection between the misogynist vitriol against Amber Heard and the Supreme Court decision gutting Roe v. Wade.