Archive: June 2014

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The Corporations vs. the People: What Will it Take to Win?

The people are standing up to the corporations across America, and the corporate state is on the rampage, trying to contain them. The situation appears bleak, but the people also have the opportunity to take the next step forward in …

Editorial

The solution to homelessness is a new society

First they came for the homeless. When the Nazis began their campaigns of extermination, they first launched a propaganda war against those they were targeting. Today, the laws against the poorest of the poor, those in the streets, and the …

Water Wars and the Fight for a New Society

Detroit resident Nicole Hill, a single mother, recently told the L.A. Times what it’s like to not have water in your home. “It’s frightening, because you think this is something that only …

On the death of Comrade General G. Baker

As the People’s Tribune was going to press, we received word that, after a prolonged illness, Comrade General Baker had died. As an internationally known and respected …

Privatization’s Trick Bag

Politicians these days all push the Austerity line that “there just isn’t any money.” The next step is to tout the wonders of privatization, often called “public-private …

Prayer for Passover (April 14, 2014)

I passed over twelve destitute today:

homeless on the street,
some with signs, some with cups,
some shaking, some sleeping,
some black, some white,
some men, some women,
all hungry.

Challenging Corruption and Patronage in Alabama

My goal is to stop the fossil fuel industry super majority of greedy legislators who control power in Alabama. The incumbent (Trip Pittman) is corrupt. When BP gave former governor Bob Riley …

Arrests at San Francisco protest

he San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) started arresting people for standing up for what they believe in. There were 11 arrests that day, 10 were released, one is still locked up at …

Students for Quality Education fight fee hikes

Students for Quality Education (SQE) is leading a campaign to defeat a proposed $560 fee hike at California State University, Dominguez Hills. SQE circulated an online petition via change.org asking …

Kids for Cash

“Kids for Cash” is the name given to a scandal and to a new documentary film about what’s been going on in Luzerne County, PA, over the last decade. In 2011, two judges were convicted of …

Why the Rise of Civil Disobedience?

In North Carolina a growing movement has arisen to confront a government and political structure that is standing in the way of the people receiving even the most basic necessities of life …

The struggle for affirmative action

Since The Star Spangled Banner became the national anthem, “The Land of the Free,” has been the claim of America. However, fifty years ago, that claim was a work in progress. And, there was plenty …