It is precisely because the stakes are so high today that workers and poor folks cannot afford to give one iota of credibility to the Democratic Party.
Why the census is important and how Trump is manipulating it to inflame racism and xenophobia and normalize his rule by decree.
The current coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated the sharp inequities in our country. Due to lack of medical care, overcrowded living arrangements and heightened exposure to illness through their essential, front-line labor, poor people (all races, but disproportionately Black and brown ) face the greatest burdens. One would think our most at-risk residents — children, elders… Read more »
Oil Under Troubled Water, by Bernard Collaery, is subtitled Australia’s Timor Sea Intrigue. Key protagonists in the plot are the Australian, Indonesian and Portuguese governments, United Nations (U.N.), resource corporations and the resilient people of Timor-Leste determined to get justice. The themes are also wide-reaching: imperialism, oil, betrayal and an epic liberation struggle. The Timor… Read more »
Examples abound that show the ruling class losing faith in Trump. But will their currently wavering confidence ultimately mean much in November?
As city politicians impose austerity budgets and cut social service jobs that hit the poorest hardest, militant essential workers from fields to hospitals and schools are saying, “Tax the rich.”
Dr. Susan Williams’ searing critique of privatized healthcare shows why a nationalized system under workers’ control is the “only option that makes sense.”
Essential and angry! Overwhelmed workers, most of them underpaid women, immigrants and people of color, are bringing unions and communities together in protest.
Trump wants to cut the already low wages of immigrants in the U.S. as “guest workers,” after bailing out their agribusiness bosses with a $16 billion stimulus.
“The bipartisan idea of ‘the economy’ is Wall Street. But that’s not the real-life economy of poor and working folks who need rent money, food, healthcare, education, and safe workplaces.”