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textCal Democrats Not Paying Unemployment Claims; Pro-War Feinstein by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
From the home front, with the California Supermajority Democratic Legislature & Governor contracting out to process millions of unemployment claims, many unpaid for months, to California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein voting to continue the blood for oil illegal occupation and war in Afghanistan, the Democratic Party insists with every move it is the same as the Republican Party....
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2020 10:44AM
textGilead Sciences cashes in on COVID-19 by Bryan Dyne (WSWS Repost)
Profit-minded Foster City-based pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences sets a price for its unproven new anti-COVID-19 treatment....
Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2020 11:56AM
textRo Khanna and Barbara Lee Could Defy “the Madness of Militarism” by Norman Solomon
A definite win for California progressives...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:56PM
imageConvocatoria Jornadas Ecofeministas antiextractivistas
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Convocatoria 4 y 5 de julio JORNADAS ECOFEMINISTAS ANTIEXTRACTIVISTAS POR EL BUEN VIVIR...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:14PM
textThe chances of the Corona crisis by Ingar Solty
Public debt only became a problem after the bank bailouts... Crises cause fear and reinforce deep-seated anxieties.. The market under capitalism is not an efficient distribution mechanism, but a means to enrich private corporations at the expense of society and its environment....
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:17PM
imageWorkWeek On Police Unions, Police Terror, The AFL-CIO And Labor
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by WorkWeek
WorkWeek looks at the role of the police, police terror, labor and the AFL-CIO. The police have been expelled from the MLK Jr. Labor Council in Seattle after a debate and participants discuss the issue. Also WorkWeek looks at termination of Chicago ATU 241 bus driver and Executive Board member Erek Slater....
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:44AM
documentUnmasking the Ku Klux Klan
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by Lynda Carson
International Keystone Knights of the Ku Klux Klan:...
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:39AM
imageRacial-communalist politics and the second assassination of Abraham Lincoln
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by Niles Niemuth and David North (WSWS Repost)
To disrupt working-class and youth solidarity, the two capitalist parties and various reactionary elements in the upper-middle class are stooping to new lows to promote racial divisions....
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:58AM
textProgressives Must Fight With -- and In -- the Democratic Party by Norman Solomon
Gov. Newsom Should Give Democracy a Chance...
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:55AM
imagePostal Workers caravan delivers 2 million ‘Save USPS’ petitions to Washington
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by Mark Gruenberg
WASHINGTON—[June 23] Snaking its way from the Washington Navy Yard to the U.S. Senate, a caravan of cars driven by Postal Workers delivered petitions with two million names on them, demanding lawmakers enact the Heroes Act, including its $25 billion to save the U.S. Postal Service from financial devastation the coronavirus has caused to its revenues and potential subsequent collapse....
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:00AM
textSacramento And Swiss Sister City Liestal Need To Talk About Their History by Noam Schaulin, JUSO BL
After the attack on the now removed statue of the founder of Sacramento John Sutter, the Young Socialist Party of the swiss canton of Baselland launched an action in Sutters hometown to draw attention to the fact that John Sutter was a slave owner and child trader. Now, they want Sacramento and its sister city Liestal (Switzerland), capital city of the canton of Baselland, to use their partnership to remember Sutters victims and educate the citizens of both places....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:04AM
imageWATCH: Heroes: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King (of the Angola 3)
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by Film by Ron Harpelle and Kelly Saxberg
Heroes: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King (of the Angola 3) is a short video being released at this time to highlight another dimension of the protests taking place around the world supporting Black Lives Matter and to draw attention to racism in criminal justice systems around the world....
Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:39AM
textPrivate Profit Kaiser v Protests by Support HR 1384 Medicare for All
Private profit Kaiser Permanente, a major medical provider in this backward country that still does not have socialized medicine unlike the rest of the industrialized world, sent an Email on June 20, 2020 at 1:12 AM to its members telling us how to exercise our First Amendment right to protest. So that you know that this statement is not contrived, here is the outrageous blame-the-protest for failures of private profit medicine message:...
Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:11AM
imageAmy Klobuchar ends bid to become Biden’s running mate in favor of a “woman of color”
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by Genevieve Leigh (WSWS Repost)
Who will be Biden's running mate now that Amy Klobuchar is out of contention? The political record and background of the leading candidates reveals that nearly every one of them is a “law and order” Democrat with a record of defending the police....
Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:05AM
imageVictory! New York’s City Council Passes the POST Act
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by Nathan Sheard, EFF
The POST Act provides a much needed first step toward transparency. Once signed into law, the act will require the NYPD to openly publish a use policy for each surveillance technology it intends to use....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:29PM
imageNavajo volunteers race with food and water as governments fail
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by Brenda Norrell
When a young Dine' man asked if anyone needed water and supplies, there were more than 100 responses. They are the blind, those without water, and those in hogans without phones. They are the young people living in tents in quarantine, they are the families living in tents....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:50PM
textCalifornia “Berning” for Ro Khanna to Chair the State’s Delegation to Democratic National by Norman Solomon
Inclusion or charade?...
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:14PM
documentWheaton Mayor signs Pride Week proclamation after making $1,000 Jeanne Ives contribution
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by Lynda Carson
Pride Week Proclamation Signed By Mayor:...
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:56AM
videoSave Social Security! (video/quicktime 223.4MB) by Raging Grannies
2 minute video by Lis Cox filmed on June 9, 2020....
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:39AM
imageJournalists expose CIA spying on Assange and demand his freedom
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by Oscar Grenfell (WSWS Repost)
This is a summary of a significant recent online discussion about those spying on Julian Assange and figures close to the Trump administration and the CIA....
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:47AM