economy

Open Letter on the November 3, 2020 General Election – Los Angeles

As Election Day 2020 approaches, multiple crises are wreaking havoc across the country. The pandemic that has taken more than a million lives across the globe has triggered an economic crisis that will deepen, not resolve, in the months ahead. The consequences of global warming are manifesting more and more acutely. Political polarization continues to… Read more »

Open Letter on the November 3, 2020 General Election – Seattle/King County

October 14, 2020

As Election Day 2020 approaches, multiple crises are wreaking havoc across the country. The pandemic that has taken more than a million lives across the globe has triggered an economic crisis that will deepen, not resolve, in the months ahead. The consequences of global warming are manifesting more and more acutely. Political polarization continues to… Read more »

Exposing the greedy bastards who prey on poor people

October 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the sharp inequities in the U.S. into sharp relief. But they have always been there, and this book explains the role of business and government collusion.

México en crisis: La solidaridad internacional de la clase trabajadora es vital

August 2020

Un creciente número de casos de COVID-19, un presidente que rechaza las pruebas, que no toma en serio la pandemia, que no está dispuesto a usar cubrebocas en público. Suena como la “gran América” de Trump, ¿verdad? En realidad, ¡es México! El gobierno del presunto presidente de izquierda, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), ha adoptado… Read more »

In defense of the US Postal Service

August 2020

Why federal bailouts for airlines and cruise lines, but not for the postal service? Perhaps the strongly unionized, multiracial nature of its workforce figures into the answer.