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textMother Jones Epidemic by Michael Steinberg
As a Labor Day weekend begins with many millions out of work, while we're supposed to stay home (if we have one) and not have any fun,I thought I'd share from Mother Jones' autobiography how she lived though the epidemic of her day....
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2020 11:04PM
textStimulus Plan Negotiations Turn to Student Debt by Zach Conti
Student debt relief is now included in round the clock stimulus package negotiations on Capitol Hill....
Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:56AM
textThousands of Elected Officials see a turning point, and rally against fossil fuel industry by Ramona du Houx
In this historic moment of reckoning for the energy future of America, elected officials join indigenous and front-lines organizers in celebrating victories over unjust and exploitative pipelines. With the tide of public opinion clearly opposed to carbon emissions and the oil industry's devastating reevaluations the vise-like grip of the fossil fuel industry’s lobbying influence has begun to weaken....
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:42PM
textCapitalism, Coronavirus and the Road to Extinction by Eren Duzgan
The only way to ‘re-embed’ our economies and save our lives from ecological collapse is by intervening in the very heart of the beast: land and human beings need to be taken out of the market. The beast is not tameable; it needs to be killed....
Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:52AM
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
textHands off the monuments to Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Grant! by Tom Mackaman & Niles Niemuth (WSWS Repost)
Protesters in San Francisco recently knocked over a statue of Ulysses S. Grant, who commanded the Union to victory in the Civil War and suppressed the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction. In this perspective from the World Socialist Web Site, Tom Mackaman and Niles Niemuth explain why this and similar actions around the country only help the ruling class's objective of pitting members of the working class against each other....
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:01AM
textCorporate Media Are Focusing on Race -- and Dodging Class by Norman Solomon
Economic exploitation, hidden in plain sight...
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:19PM
textTo the anarchist movement and everybody in the USA that participates in the struggle by Anarchist Federation (Greece)
Announcement of the Anarchist Federation (Greece) on the uprising in US...
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 1:00PM
text100,000 Covid19 deaths later, USA empire blames China instead by DLi
After getting lots of info and warnings on then emerging global Covid19 pandemic in January & February, the USA ruling elite chose to ignore and sidestep best practice measures to combat the impending disaster. Instead, both White House and Congress continued bipartisan bickering, in addition to simply blaming China and the WHO for not getting the word out sooner. This is the typical m.o. of a serial global bully, who offers nothing but wild criticism of others while doing nothing to reso...
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 6:54PM
textG7 Finance Ministers Discuss COVID-19 Debt & Transparency Impacts for Developing Countries by Zachary Conti
Amidst questions of upcoming G7 meeting dates and which countries are participating, G7 Finance Ministers met virtually about economic issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The G7 meeting focused on aid, debt and transparency issues affecting developing countries impacted by the coronavirus....
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 12:49PM
textEssays On Change - Call for Submissions by Corina Roberts
Be the change, we're told. But how. What are the nuts and bolts of unraveling the tangled web we're trapped in? And can we resist just going back to sleep?...
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 8:01AM
textRigged-How SpaceX launch makes the rich richer & the poor poorer by taking publlic goods by Kanoh Nishizawa
SpaceX launch represents the latest transfer of public goods into private hands. A vital, enduring, feature of state capitalism....
Posted: Sun May 31, 2020 11:24AM
textPublicly traded corporate looters are ripping off the Small Business Administration by Lynda Carson
Mayor London Breed and some trigger happy cops are blowing a lot of hot air at the petty thefts taking place during the George Floyd protests, as they look the other way as the publicly traded corporate looters are ripping off over $200 million from the Small Business Administration, that hurts the small businesses that can not get the loans that were meant to go to them through the Cares Act, and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)!...
Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 11:56PM
textExtremely Growing Inequality Destroys Democracy by Albrecht Mueller
When one percent have half of the wealth, mistrust and cynicism drown out public spirit and trust between the generations. A fair tax system includes closing tax havens, micro-second trading, stock buybacks and insider trading...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 3:54PM
textClass War -- Not the Media Hokey Pokey -- Is What It’s All About by Norman Solomon
Scorching the earth with greed...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2020 12:14PM
textDeveloping Countries Struggle with Coronavirus Health and Economic Impacts by Kate Zeller
From Ecuador to the Dominican Republic to Ethiopia, developing countries are struggling to obtain aid and financing to address the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus....
Posted: Fri May 1, 2020 2:37PM
textSome Progressives Are in Denial About Trump’s Fascist Momentum by Norman Solomon
"Get rid of the malignancy in the White House"...
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:01PM
textUnited Nations Warns of Famine, Urges Debt Relief and Calls for New Debt Process to Confront the Coronavirus Pandemic by Kate Zeller
Over the last 48 hours, United Nations agencies warned the coronavirus could spread famine to hundreds of millions, called for new debt relief processes and the UN's chief urged expanding debt relief and aid to more countries....
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:36PM
textMajor Religious Institutions Urge President, IMF and G20 to Cancel Debts and Use Reserves by Kate Zeller
Many of the largest religious institutions are calling for financial crisis protections, debt relief and additional resources to protect the world's poor in what the IMF calls the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression....
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:27PM
textThe Coming Revolt - and the peaceful solidarity for a Just World Society by Kanoh Nishizawa
As capitalism gets exposed for its savagery, there will be tumult, and revolt of the oppressed. In this new environment, we should express peaceful solidarity if we want a chance at a Just World Society....
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:03PM