FREE AILING LYNNE STEWART NOW! Keep pressure on The timing of your email is great. I am in Texas visiting Lynne and this news of the continued spreading of the… Read more »
City College of San Francisco: What strategy will defeat the privatizers?
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) has been attacking California community colleges since 2001. In July, 2012, it bombarded City College of San Francisco (CCSF) with austerity… Read more »
From Cyprus to the US — And now this: open theft by banks!
What’s it called when workers deposit their hard-earned cash into their modest bank accounts only to find out that a politician has grabbed an armful of the money and handed… Read more »
The bogus Working Families Flexibility Act: GOP takes aim at overtime pay
The only thing that’s flexible about the Working Families Flexibility Act is the choice that private-sector businesses have to wield even more power over working people. Being sold as “family… Read more »
The corporate tax dodgers — Missing your social safety net? Here’s how it happens
No one needs to tell workers how difficult it is to get by in today’s economy. Despite the so-called “recovery,” living becomes more precarious every year. Not so for the… Read more »
Freedom Socialist Letters to the Editor
ENVIRONMENT Appreciate analysis I really appreciate the articles that have been appearing of late on the environment by Mark Drummond [Extreme energy, Vol. 34, No. 2; Global warming and the… Read more »
Unions demand: bail out Detroit, not the banks
Workingclass Detroit residents are continuing to combat Gov. Rick Snyder’s grab for political power and public wealth. In July, Snyder’s handpicked emergency manager Kevyn Orr directed the city to file… Read more »
The Trans-Pacific Partnership — Obama and company fast-track another coup for global capital
Big business has run roughshod over the world’s working classes, public services, and the environment. You would think at some point its rapacious appetite would be sated, its global dominance… Read more »
Soapbox: Your mind, privatized
I am a practicing neurologist. To me, the brain is the most fascinating entity in the universe. A physical structure which enables us to manipulate tools and communicate using language,… Read more »
McJobs — not lovin’ it. Young workers mobilize against low pay and few prospects.
Pundits define the Millennial Generation in the U.S. in contradictory ways: narcissistic but community-driven, entitled but civic-minded. Educated and technologically savvy, the children of baby boomers were predicted to bring… Read more »