Archive: June 2015

Cover Story

Police violence aimed at poorest workers

Unable to further disregard the growing mass reaction to police violence, spreading poverty and deepening social crisis, the ruling class has taken the tactical offensive. The government is striving to take control of the growing movement to stop police violence. …

Editorial

Growing homelessness demands planned economy

The fact that there is such a thing as homelessness in America is a shameful national crime. Every winter, countless homeless people die from exposure to the cold. While the homeless starve, 21 cities in America now have laws making …

Water is a human right!

Corporate investors have a long-term goal to privatize the public’s water and make it available only to those who can pay. This is legal under …

The rising police state

The underpinning of the rising police state is the changing economy and the mass poverty it produces. Given American history, …

Police killing of teen ruled lawful

Protests broke out after the Madison, WI, district attorney ruled that the killing of 19-yearold Tony Robinson was a lawful use of deadly …

Welcome to the new Jim Crow

Families across this country celebrated Mother’s Day, however, there are mothers who will not have praises uttered to them …

San Jose: “Protect your people”

San Jose ended 2014 with problems that mirrored the rest of the country. In the midst of the Ferguson protests, San Jose Police Officer Philip White …

Renters fight for their rights

Silicon Valley recently made headlines as the third worst place for renters in the country. Only 21% of families here can afford to buy …

Solution to housing crisis

The suffering in Silicon Valley’s housing crisis is not an aberration or temporary dysfunction. It is the predictable result of a dying system …

The Truth

Let’s consider the truth:
The biggest gang in the world
is the police.
Our tax dollars pay for
no justice and no peace.

Protect the right to rest

Every day one of the largest concentrations of police power anywhere in the world descends on a small part of downtown Los …

The Era of Antagonism and 2015 Contract Negotiations

“When I look at the automation and robotics in our factories, it was that double edged sword. The folks that were running those machines were being killed/worn out because of the repetitive stress and heavy parts. …

Voices from Benton Harbor

The quotes below are from Benton Harbor residents. The community is deeply concerned about the railroading of Rev. Pinkney for his …