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text Landlord, Annette Cowen, threatens USDA Section 515 renters with higher rents and eviction by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, Annette Cowen, a property manager of Lindenwood Apartments, in Alma, Arkansas, and the Hawthorne Apartments, in Prescott, Arkansas, has threatened the renters in a USDA, Section 515 housing program with higher rents, and eviction, because of Trump's government shutdown!...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:03AM
text Markets as a Fetish, Globalization and Dissent Management by Joachim Hirsch, Rainer Mausfeld, and W Raza
Economic inequality must be reduced and democratic participation regained. Resisting tax avoidance, financial market regulation, climate policy, and globally combating poverty must be priorities. Unlike apples and bananas, financial products are not visible but hidden. Rainer Mausfeld explains how emancipative needs for change are neutralized. Opinion management is a vital technique of control....
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:54AM
text Public Housing Authorities urge their clients to tell Congress to end government shutdown by Lynda Carson
There appears to be some confusion regarding HUD funding to the Public Housing Authorities (PHAs). Some PHAs believe that HUD will fund the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program) through February, other PHAs are not certain if they will receive funding from HUD for February!...
Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:09PM
text Noah Perry to Legalize Human Trafficking in NY. by Edmond Peyroux
NYS Assembly Bill A99 for indefinite detention effectively legalizes human trafficking. First it's three days, then another five days, then another sixty days, then ninety and another ninety, and another, with no end in provision....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:01PM
text Vets for Peace Statement on U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Syria by Veterans for Peace
Online statement from Vets for Peace approves of Pres. Trump's decision to bring home troops from Syria, ending this illegal military intervention incorrectly labeled "fighting terrorism" by corporate media....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:11AM
text Taxes - The Great Bluff by Nico Beckert and zebralogs
A tax-cutting lobby exploits our unease over taxes for their purposes. Tax flight and an increasingly unjust tax system are connected with inequality, trifling chances of advancement and the decay of social cohesion....
Posted: Sun Jan 6, 2019 3:57PM
text DSA New Orleans Says "Gimme a Brake (Light)!" by Sophie Kunen
Once a month, DSA New Orleans holds a free brake light repair clinic to prevent unnecessary traffic stops and speak out against police violence. [43:20]...
Posted: Fri Jan 4, 2019 2:37PM
text Funding is available for Section 8 program and public housing programs in January by Lynda Carson
In an update from PHADA, they wish to let the public know that despite the government shutdown, funding for the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program), and public housing will be available during the month of January....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 3:58AM
text The Russians didn't do it, the Vulcans did! by Lloyd Hart
In the Reagan administration the Vulcans were even further empowered to greater heights of criminal behaviour....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 12:17AM
text Public Housing Authorities May Delay Payments To Section 8 Landlords In January by Lynda Carson
In HUD’s contingency plan it mentions that the ‘Housing Choice Voucher Program’ (Section 8 voucher program) is funded on a calendar year basis, and that the monthly payments for November and December of 2018 are scheduled to be made timely. However, the contingency plan does not clearly state where the funding for the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program) will come from for January of 2019, or beyond, if the federal government shutdown is still on-going during January 201...
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:04PM
text Trust in Our Institutions by Felix Pacheco
If you can't trust your government to deliver clean drinkable water, what does that say about your trust in other government institutions....
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:48AM
text Nuclear plant closures continue by Michael Steinberg
The pace of nuclear power plant shutdowns is increasing....
Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:32PM
text The Dutch racist tradition/Goodbye to Black Pete/Fascism is coming by Astrid Essed
Similar to the former ''Blackface'' [USA] and ''Golliwog'' [Great Britain], in the Netherlands ''Zwarte Piet'' [Dutch for Black Pete] is a racist caricature, that is invented in the 19th century, the era of slavery, diehard colonialism and racist theiries about the superiority of the ''white race'' Black Pete is the stupid servant of Saint Nicholas [in Dutch ''Sinterklaas] and leads to discrimination and teasing of black children. Time to say goodbye to Black Pete!...
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:48PM
text Trump’s federal government shutdown means 420,000 to work without pay by Lynda Carson
As an example, Trump’s federal government shutdown will affect around 1,636 federal employees in Oakland, and reportedly, because the Trump Administration has been abusing federal workers, ‘federal employees’ job satisfaction has taken a nose dive in 2018!...
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:42AM
text 800,000 Workers Unpaid by US Govt for Trump's Palm-Greasing Border Wall by The Many and the Few
We are now witnessing American "democracy" in action with an illegal, fascist, anti-labor, anti-abortion president forcing the government shut down as of 12/22/18, suspending the pay of at least 800,000 workers indefinitely, right before a major Christian holiday which most celebrate so that the president can blackmail Congress to give him $5.7 billion for a worthless border wall so he can reward his organized crime construction company cronies and we can be sure he will benefit, one way or a...
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:45AM
text On the Refugee Debate by Marco Wenzel
The rulers want to divert from the real causes of the refugee wave and from their own misdeeds because the cause of the misery is an exploitation crisis of capital and the greed of mammoth world corporations. Only the prospect for a future in their country can stop refugees, not borders. Just trade would be the first step. Borders are a thorn in the eye to capital....
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:21AM
text Trump Administration moves to restrict food stamp access for the poor by Lynda Carson
Yesterday President Trump signed an $867 billion United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm bill. Ironically, yesterday the USDA simultaneously announced that it would unilaterally seek stricter work requirement rules for hundreds of thousands of poor people receiving food stamp assistance through the SNAP program!...
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:57AM
text Jubilee USA Urges Congress to Pass Puerto Rico Aid and Debt Relief Protections by Kate Zeller
"Before Congress goes on recess, Congress must approve funding so that poor kids, the elderly, disabled and the most vulnerable can access food in Puerto Rico," stated Jubilee USA Executive Director Eric LeCompte....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:12AM
text Right-Wing Security Risk and "Game Over" by Ingar Solty and Ernst Wolff
Security is their favorite theme because they can divert the masses from the fact that their economic and social policy is directed against their material interests. The collapse of the global casino is comparable to an avalanche. We are now in the first stage. The message of the global financial sector is clear. The casino closes its doors. The game is over....
Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:23AM
text 100% of Congress Approves Anti-Nicaragua Sanctions, HR1918 by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
All members of Congress in both houses, Democrats and Republicans together, approved the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act of 2017, HR1918 (NICA), placing sanctions on the democratically elected government of Nicaragua which is fighting CIA sponsored gangsters, with the last vote taken in the Senate on November 27, 2018 and in the House on December 11, 2018. See https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1918...
Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:49AM