Archive: January 2013

Cover Story

No Austerity: Tax the rich and cut the military budget

The Fiscal Cliff Cartoon

The recent “fiscal cliff” wrangling in Congress over the federal deficit was a hoax—a charade—a scam, created to scare us into accepting ground-breaking cuts to Medicare and Social Security, and the further gutting of Medicaid and other social programs. The …

Editorial

‘Right to Work:’ Another step along the facist road

Protester Arrested

Unions across the nation were shocked by the passage of the Right to Work law in Michigan. It is the second state (after Indiana) in the Rust Belt, the bastion of unionism, to pass this law. It is a wake-up …

Water fight heats up in Michigan

The water fight is heating up again in Michigan. The state, which is the representative of corporate interests, is now trying to take over the Highland Park and Detroit …

Fighting corporate ‘Right to Work’ law

In the face of 12,000 protesters, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a right-to-work bill December 11, 2012, making Michigan the 24th state to become right to work …

Walmart Workers Strike on Black Friday

In November, Walmart workers at the La Quinta store joined the historic wave of Black Friday actions that took place at over 1,200 Walmart stores in cities across the …

Latino Vote—Today and Tomorrow

With immigration and jobs the main issues on their people’s minds during the election, Latinos overwhelmingly voted Democratic to elect Obama for yet another …

Debt is the Tie that Binds the 99%

Debtors Assemblies are rising across the country. People come together in public spaces to discuss how we all are ensnared in debt. The natural question always comes …

A New Green Deal for America

I am a Colorado native and a disabled senior. Today I received notice from the state that an “Administrative Error” was made and I was overpaid foodstamps. So effective …

Strange fruit reappears in Silicon Valley

Billie Holiday sang in 1939: “Southern trees bear a strange fruit, blood on the leaves and blood at the root.” Recently, suspicious deaths of African-American men have …

When society, as a whole, is oppressed:

* The act of rebellion is the only true sign of intelligence.
* The course of love is driven to resonate from its core, humans being humane to each other. …

Synchronicity

SYNCHRONICITY (Progressive Collective Unconscious) Carl Jung Robert Bly Perfect Strength Meeting of the minds On the same page Birds of a feather Under the same umbrella The big tent In sync e.g. Anti-Imperialism Environmentally friendly world Comprehensive health care, human …