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textHUD moves to force undocumented immigrants from public housing by Lynda Carson
In an effort that pits public housing tenants against one another, reportedly last Wednesday evening on April 17, 2019, the Trump administration and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new proposal to force undocumented immigrants from our nation’s public housing units!...
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:35AM
textThe Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter” by Norman Solomon
A spoonful of rhetoric helps the militarism go down...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:13PM
imageTrump signs two executive orders expediting oil and gas pipelines
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by Dan Bacher
David Turnbull, Strategic Campaigns Director with Oil Change U.S., slammed the signing of the two executive orders, comparing the orders to taking a “jackhammer” to the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act:...
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:40PM
imagePlatitudes and demagogy from Democratic presidential candidates
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by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Eight capitalist politicians (minus Kamala Harris) give brief speeches at an event in Washington, D.C. to promote the Democratic Party....
Posted: Thu Apr 4, 2019 11:10AM
textSenate Disaster Funding Fails Over Puerto Rico Aid Debate by Jubilee USA Network
On Monday the Senate failed to pass disaster relief funding to benefit Americans impacted by wildfires, hurricanes, flooding and other natural disasters. Republicans and Democrats clashed over recovery aid amounts for Puerto Rico and two separate proposals could not muster enough votes for passage....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 8:55AM
textWhere The People Are Without Strategy There Is Tyranny by Robert Keith Joyce
The ruling Western securitary / corporate pirate complex uses the ruse of false national democracy / sovereignty to conceal the tyranny of its masters and to justify its wars. The population is controlled by means of an illusion of self-government that is sustained by two-party / few-party locked-in systems. The population is mesmerized by "liberalism", "conservatism", "Republican / Democrat party" circuses, and an endless number of petty factional disputes. Meanwhile the rulers impose auste...
Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:01PM
textDemocrats' Anti-Russian Witchhunti is A Puff of Smoke by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
A 2-year contrived investigation into non-existent Russian connections to Nazi Trump has reportedly turned up ZERO evidence of collusion. Meanwhile, while Democrats fiddle, our homes are burning, our medical care is lacking HR 1384, our schools are privatized charter schools not educating the workingclass, our future is non-existent....
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:17PM
textDemocratic Socialists of America endorses Bernie Sanders presidential bid by Genevieve Leigh (WSWS Repost)
The Democratic Party, as a result of its right-wing policies, has lost significant support among workers, and particularly among young people. Sanders sees his role as utilizing his reputation as an “independent” to convince workers and young people not to seek an alternative....
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:38AM
imageEcuador Elections to Test President Moreno and Governing Party Following Split
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by Jonathan Nack
Lenin Moreno, President of Ecuador Source: es.wikipedia.org The election also comes midway through President Moreno's four year term, and will be seen as a measure of his popularity. Opinion polls published this month showed Moreno's approval rating has plummeted, continuing a year long decline....
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:07AM
textTrump signs an executive order to protect hate speech by Lynda Carson
Under the guise of promoting free speech, earlier today President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to protect hate speech at our Universities and Colleges being promoted by right-wing pigs who want to make it unlawful for students to fight back against neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, white supremacists, and the hate speech movement being promoted on campuses across the nation!...
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:47PM
textReinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President by Norman Solomon
There’s an ominous underside to the flashy hype about Beto O’Rourke....
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:50PM
textFilm Review: Dick Cheney: Revolutionary for the Super-Rich by Tobias Riegel
In the film, the Cheney group appears like a resolute Mafia clan that took over the levers of power in no time after the election. The vice-president hardly noticed by the public pulled the strings in all important areas: military, energy, bureaucracy, and foreign policy. "Vice" is a cynical film about a cynical era....
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:48AM
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
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by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:48PM
textHUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Declare Trump’s 2020 Budget “Dead on Arrival” by Posted by Lynda Carson
Earlier today the Elected leaders of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants demanded an immediate and total rejection by Congress of President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget request, released on March 11!...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:10PM
textJoe Biden on the Relaunch Pad: He’s Worse Than You Thought` by Norman Solomon
What the routine media love fest with Biden leaves out...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:41PM
imageFed OSHA Whistleblower Whitman Challenges Major Corruption In Gov
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by repost
Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program Darrell Whitman has sent a letter to Alexander Acosta, the US Secretary of Labor charging that there has been a systemic cover-up of corruption by firing and retaliating against Federal whistleblowers in the many government departments including DOL, DOD, FAA, NASA. He states that this is a threat to the health and safety of workers and the public in the United States. The FAA and other agencies have put the safety of the public in danger by the...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:52AM
textH.R. 1384 Medicare for All Needs 218 CoSponsors by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The New Medicare for All bill, HR 1384, has 106 Co-Sponsors and needs 218 to pass. There are 236 Democrats out of 435 members in the House, yet only 106 Democrats support this litmus test bill. See https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1384/cosponsors?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22HR+1384%22%5D%7D&r=1&s=...
Posted: Thu Mar 7, 2019 12:16AM
textThe Big Obstacle for Bernie Isn’t DNC “Rigging” — It’s Media Trashing by Norman Solomon
Some people are attached to the idea that the Democratic National Committee will “rig” the presidential nomination against Bernie Sanders. The meme encourages the belief that the Bernie 2020 campaign is futile because of powerful corporate Democrats. But such fatalism should be discarded....
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2019 11:37AM
imageThe Only Hope for Bernie 2020 Is a Progressive Grassroots Uprising
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by Norman Solomon
For those who want the next president to fight for solutions that match the scale of our problems, the choice should be clear...
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:43PM
imageBernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential campaign
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by Niles Niemuth (WSWS repost)
Whatever Trump may hope, it is not socialism’s “twilight hour,” but rather the opposite. The struggles of masses of workers and young people are bringing them into direct conflict with the ruling class and the capitalist system. However, Bernie Sanders is not the representative of this insurgent working class movement....
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:20AM