September 2019

Cover Story

Social movements drive 2020 elections

Outside the second Democratic Presidential debates in Detroit, various groups took to the streets to march, rally, and protest to articulate their demands. The spirit of the rally centered on the burning issues facing workers. Climate …

Editorial

Enough is enough: Unite to stop the hatred and killing

  In El Paso, a doctor said he treated patients who had wounds one would only expect to see on a battlefield. Within hours, another gunman opened fire in Dayton, Ohio. The shootings came barely a week after the Gilroy, …

Volunteers Welcome!

Dear Readers, your skills are welcome to help the People’s Tribune continue to be a bright light in our battle for a society that cares for us all. …

Yes, it takes money, too

A new reader who is homeless told us, “When I saw your paper I gave it to others and said read it . . . I want to use the paper to awaken people to …

Fighting, killings, borders and pain

On these pages are some of the many voices in the fight for a society that doesn’t know killings, poverty, jailings, children separated from parents, borders, and pain …

Virginians embrace Asylum seekers

“What motivated me is that I watched helplessly the news of the caravan heading towards our border from South and Central America. A friend had …

Milwaukee protest against ICE

Hundreds march to the ICE building in Milwaukee for a prayer vigil in support of migrant children and their families on Aug. 7, 2019. The vigil took …

Generation Z: the power of your vote

“I knew from being homeless that I had to get politically involved,” Jordan said when I asked how he came to be a delegate at the 2019 Convention of …

Voting matters!

If you need a reason to support and vote for political candidates who will fight for the things you need, here’s a good one: Your immediate future …

The myth of California progressivism

I dreaded going to the California Democratic Party Convention held in San Francisco last May, and even more my hearing held afterwards. I had documented …

Draw the line on homelessness folks

Not all of us are addicts. Most are vets and disabled. There’s a staggering amount of them here in Stockton, CA. The shelters and Gospel mission turning …

Homelessness: Time to change it up!

This conversation between San Francisco poet Sarah Menefee, of the People’s Tribune and ‘First they came for the homeless’, and poet and homeless …