In “liberal,” Democratic Party-controlled Seattle, elected officials and cops treat the city’s homeless as less than human.
No cop has ever been charged, but the man who exposed the 2014 chokehold killing has been persecuted and imprisoned.
In just a couple decades, billionaire businesses have intensified poverty, homelessness and dislocation in Seattle. This city has a long tradition of labor rebellion which it can surely revive.
“Charter school” … what comes to mind when these words are uttered? According to the National Education Association (NEA), a charter school is “a primary or secondary school that receives… Read more »
The deficit vs. income inequality: A focus on government debt hides the real crisis for the US majority
From 2013, an explanation of the U.S. deficit and debt — and a look at the misdirection that furor over them is meant to accomplish.
I am a lesbian feminist. Between 1979 and 1984 I worked as a locomotive assistant training to be a train driver for the Victorian Railways in Australia. At one time six women were training at South Dynon Loco and four women in country areas. Dianne Brown became qualified as a train driver in 1985. Unfortunately the other women left. The attitudes of many of the men working in the railways added to on the job pressure. I have put some of these attitudes into poetic form.