Archive: June 2013

Cover Story

The fight for good wages shows need for a new society

In recent months we have seen unprecedented demonstrations by fast food workers, retail workers, and other low-wage workers. These struggles are spread out across the country, yet they are unified in their message: Pay us a living wage of $15. …

Editorial

Why America is “For Sale”
The fight for a new world

In a recent movie, a billionaire approached a man and offered him a million dollars to spend the night with his wife. The man angrily retorted, “She is not for sale.” The billionaire smirked, “Everything is for sale.” Offensive? Most …

Mexico: Brutal Violence against Migrants

Our sisters and brothers who are Central and South American migrants are cruelly slaughtered when they head for the United States. First, they are massacured when crossing the southern border into Mexico …

Emergency Manager Coming to a Town near You?

Detroit’s Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr, has made his first report. The trends that caused the Detroit decline include a population decline of 250,000 from 2000-2010, declining tax revenues, a vast geographical space …

Pastors Protest Fresno Police Brutality

The National Network in Action, a civil and human rights organization, the Mexican-American Political Association, the Fresno Brown Berets and New Light for New Life Church …

Social justice fair at El Comino College

On March 12, activists and organizers throughout the Los Angeles area gathered to participate in El Camino College’s 1st Annual Social Justice Fair. The fair was organized by students Robert DeWitz and …

10,000 Drones in the Sky?

The letter below, written on April 3, 2013, is part of national Veterans for Peace (VFP) campaign to educate people about the danger of drone technology. “VFP is a global organization of military …

Visionaries

Change can only occur when the people achieve a vision of the kind of new society that is possible. As we formulate our vision of a new America, let us stand on the shoulders of the visionaries of yesteryear. Below …