July – Aug 2019

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Grassroots force issues into presidential campaign

  Shouts of “Yes! Yes!” and cars honking support. Enthusiastic waves from passersby. That’s what greeted Southern nurses in bright red union T-shirts as they chanted “Medicare for all!” in late June. The demonstrators were rallying outside the Arsht Center …

Editorial

What kind of monsters put children in cages?

  “What kind of monsters put children in cages?” reads a woman’s sign, protesting the mass forced separation of thousands of children from their parents seeking asylum at the US/Mexican border, and their incarceration in crowded, filthy, lice and disease-ridden …

‘No more deaths’ on the border

Scott Warren is with “No More Deaths,” a humanitarian group that leaves water, food and meds for migrants who face death in their journey across the hot …

Valley of Tears, Rio Grande Valley

“Today it seems to be legal to murder and put in concentration camps thousands of our people. Our children are killed right before our eyes. Central …

On direct action to defend immigrants

Direct action is a tool that should only be used when it needs to be used. Protesting with a permit is not direct action. Anytime you appeal to authority …

‘Close to home, close to my heart’

Another shooting death hits close to my home, and close to my heart. His name was Quintin Brown, 17-years-old; a boy with a goofy grin and a sense of …

Flint is still broken

When the Michigan Attorney General’s office dropped the bombshell on Flint residents—through the mass media—announcing the dropping of all charges …

People putting forward a new morality

People are standing up for humanity across America and the world. Their voices are asserting the essential unity of the human species. Their morality stands in …

Help circulate People’s Tribune

How can anyone separate a parent and child, and put them in cages? Or behind barbed wire? RESIST! People’s Tribune bundles: 50 cents per paper. People’s …

Medicare for All! Now is the Time!

“Hey hey, ho ho, Everywhere we go, people want to know, who we are, what we stand for. We are the nurses, mighty mighty nurses, fighting for our patients …

‘We all deserve a dignified home!’

All across the country, as a collapsing economy drives more and more people into the streets, housing and homeless movements are finding common cause …

Google’s Billion Dollar Deception

At first glance, the announcement that Google is investing one billion dollars towards housing might sound like a great idea. Wow! This corporation really …

Tragedies and celebrations

Most days I walk about three blocks down Wilson Avenue in Uptown, Chicago, to and from work. The street tells countless stories: a few apartments …

Detroit Gay Pride March threatened by Nazis

DETROIT, MI — In June, there was a Gay Pride celebration/parade in Detroit. Marching alongside it were 12 (or so) fully armed Swastika/flagwaving N.A.Z.I.S., (National Socialist German Workers Party). The Detroit police were marching alongside, protecting the Nazis “rights.” On June …

People’s Tribune launches fund drive

For decades, the People’s Tribune and its bilingual sister publication, the Tribuno del Pueblo, have opened our pages to the growing movement in America …

Linking Gun Violence, Racism and Fascism

After a summer of numerous mass shootings by white supremacists across the country, the ties of racism and violence have finally arrived as a central topic in …