Archive: January 2015

Cover Story

Stop the Rising American Police State

At a time when poverty is spreading like wildfire and good-paying jobs are a thing of the past for most of us, regardless of color, America’s wealthy rulers are trying to keep the working class from turning on them. We …

Editorial

Poverty wage workers energize the movement

“As Walmart Workers, we are sick of struggling to put food on the table while our hard work makes the country’s wealthiest family, the Waltons, even richer.”  That statement of one Walmart worker summed up the sentiment of Black Friday …

Ferguson: Shifting this moment into a movement

“One day the world will know my name.” As I sat in the church during Mike Brown’s funeral, those words were one of the few things that I remember from that moment. I had just arrived in St. Louis the …

Voices from Benton Harbor

“They wrongfully convicted a man who did no crime. This is like a set up. They don’t ship people off that fast to prison. They took …

LA group plans town hall talk fest

The Los Angeles Community Action Network – LA CAN – gathers the forces of low income and houseless residents of L.A., and is based in downtown’s Skid Row, where over 13,000 people of all ages and ethnicities live in dire …

The Untouchables return

It must be clear that the current state of the union is “scary.” From coast to coast, events are unfolding that are frightening …

What kind of world is possible?

We’re talking about a world where the robots are cranking twenty-four hours a day. We’re talking about a world where everybody …

Pain . . .

I live in Detroit, a full time zone apart. Why does this latest death so affect my heart? Little slices of Motown are choked off every day. Bankruptcy ….

Unite as one class

The issue of immigration and immigration reform must be understood within the context of a global capitalist system and the …