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Memorandum 2014 - by study group on Alternative Economic Policy
Both Germany and the US follow an economic policy on the old paths without enlightenment. Slight economic stimulation will not solve problems of mass unemployment and corporate welfare. Tax evasion of corporations, tax cuts for the super-rich and trillions for the banks lead to suffering and a revenue crisis. The financial sector must be shriveled and the public sector expanded. Cooperation and competition coexist and depend on each other. Old myths of trickle-down prosperity, enormous bon...
Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:07AM
Railroad Worker Jen Wallis On Health And Safety, Rail Labor, One Man Crews And Warren Buff - by Labor Video Project
BNSF railroad worker Jen Wallis who is also a member of Railroad Workers United RWU and the IBT BLET Division 238 in Seattle, Washington talks about her experiences as an injured worker and health and safety advocate and whistleblower at the railroad owned by billionaire Warren Buffet.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:54AM
Mine Workers Take Up Arms Against The U.S. Backed Fascist Government in Ukraine - by Steven Argue
Photo: A protest of 10,000 mine workers in the voter-proclaimed People's Republic of Donetsk threatened on Wednesday that they would take up arms if Kiev's military assault on the people of eastern Ukraine did not stop.
Posted: Thu Jul 3, 2014 11:31AM
A Farm Worker Union Emerging in Whatcom and Skagit Counties - by repost from karani
“There is no organization out there or anybody that can offer us protection, so we have to do it ourselves.” –Felimon Pineda, VP, Familias Unidas por la Justicia
Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 7:49AM
Disabled women fight to keep their jobs at a hospital in Poland - by IWA Warsaw
Disabled women fight to keep their jobs at a hospital in Poland
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:22AM
Alternative Outlook Radio :: Episode 14 (audio/mpeg 54.9MB) - by James Simmons
Alternative Outlook Radio is a radical news and information radio program & podcast that brings you the latest in arts, activism, intellectual discourse, militant resistance, and beyond! Also, Alternative Outlook Radio is a collective media project, which means we depend on AND want citizen journalists and activists to appear and produce segments for this show on a rolling basis. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:23PM
Ten threats to Americans: Lori Wallach - by Lori Wallach
Lori Wallach is director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch.
Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:08AM
Philippine agrarian reform: Powerful law, ineffectual bureaucracy - by Walden Bello
When the original CARP program that was passed under President Corazon Aquino was in danger of unraveling, the peasant movement came together and pushed the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms, or CARPER, through Congress in 2009.
Posted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 2:58AM
A Tribute to Filipino Labor Leader Romy Castillo - by Merck Maguddayao
Who was labor leader Romy Castillo to this young activist?
Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:21AM
Political Myths and Elite Misanthropy - by Herbert Schui
In his new book "Political Myths and Elite Misanthropy," professor Herbert Schui explains the myth of the achiever, the myth of state indebtedness, the myth of competition and the market and the myth of market conforming democracy. Clinton used New Testament themes like "new covenant" and created demeaning workfare, the activation state, while encouraging banksters and fraudsters to speculation and the creation of money out of thin air. The economy should be a part of life, not a steamrolle...
Posted: Mon Jun 2, 2014 3:43AM
Tax Extenders Cost Billions - by Deborah Field
The GE Loophole isn't just unfair to small businesses; it's a burden to us all. If the loophole is renewed, it will cost $62 billion over the next decade. That's money we won't have to fix roads, build schools, or find medical cures—the kinds of investments that strengthen our communities and boost small business.
Posted: Sun Jun 1, 2014 12:40PM
Challenging the Ruling Economic Orthodoxy: Economics Students Begin to Revolt - by Pete Dolack
Pete Dolack writes the Systemic Disorder blog. He has been an activist with several groups/
Posted: Thu May 22, 2014 4:10AM
Photos document animal abuse at Darigold dairies - by United Farm Workers
Farm workers employed on Darigold dairies have risked their jobs to photograph sick and injured cows they are regularly instructed to milk.
Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 3:04PM
May Day marches around the United States - by Liberation News staff
In recent years International Worker's Day, which originated in the United States, has been revived as a day of militant working class protest in this country. Following are reports from the streets from Liberation News reporters. (Photo: Washington, D.C. May 1, photo by Immigrants and Refugee)
Posted: Thu May 8, 2014 4:24PM
In The Spirit of the Anti-imperialist Victory of Cinco de Mayo: For Anti-racist Working Cl - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Reenactment of the Battle of Puebla during Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Mexico City. Photo by Eduardo Verdugo]
Posted: Mon May 5, 2014 12:53PM
May 2, 2014 A Day That Shall Live in Infamy - by Never Forgive, Never Forget
On May 2, 2014, 39 people died in the Odessa House of Trade Unions in a terrible fire set by fascist friends of Democrat Obama and Republican McCain. The argument that the Democrats somehow prevent fascism has been eliminated; they support fascism, the same as the Republicans. In fact, both the Democrats and Republicans proudly announce they have no difference in foreign policy and they both support the Nazi and Confederate flag wavers in Ukraine. These fascists now sit in power in Ukraine...
Posted: Sat May 3, 2014 8:57PM
Solidaridad Para Siempre ~ To the Noroeste from Oaxacallifornia ~ Boycott Sakuma Berries - by share!?!
Share bee cuz we care! Boycott because we are family!! Se pueden hacer... Si! ~ eso!!! "Memory is a moral obligation, all the time." -J. Derrida
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 4:17PM
Enthusiastic May Day March in Havana - by Jonathan Nack
Marching toward Plaza de la Revolucion
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 1:38PM
Time to act with urgency and determination to improve the lives of Filipino workers - by Akbayan - Citizens Action Party
Philippines: As the country observes the International Labor Day, Akbayan Party would like to draw attention to the inability of the current economic growth to translate into an improvement in the lives of ordinary workers from both the urban centers and the countryside. While the Aquino administration takes pride on the 7.2 % growth rate for 2013, it cannot mask the fact that this growth has been insufficient to curb massive unemployment and poverty.
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 7:12PM
Lucy Parsons on the Origins of May Day - by Lucy Parsons & Steven Argue
“I have made some enemies. My enemies in the southern states consisted of those who oppressed the black slave. My enemies in the north are among those who would perpetuate the slavery of the wage workers” -Albert Parsons, Martyr of Haymarket hanged by the State of Illinois in November 1887.
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 5:57AM