Archive: June 2017

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Anger boils over at denial of healthcare

  At a town hall by Rep. Tom Reed (R-New York), a woman angrily told him, “I’m a veteran and I have single-payer and it has saved my life four times. There is no profit [for private insurance companies] in …

We have a right to healthcare

The USA is rapidly approaching a decision point regarding health care. There is a growing consensus among American workers across the political spectrum that …

City of Houston’s war on the homeless

First came the ordinance that restricted feeding the homeless. On April 12 this year, Houston passed a ban on panhandling and tents. On the outskirts of downtown…

First they came for the homeless

The “First They Came for the Homeless” California speaking tour brought together some key leaders of the movement against homelessness from April 22 to 24 …

Fighting for our future

We’re at the end of an era. Right now our principal challenge is the construction of a new model of how people work and how …

You can’t deport this problem

In March 2017, U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement busted into a taco place in Raleigh County, West Virginia, as if this were Nazi Germany. Three men …

We’ve got a world to win!

I bring you greetings from the Women’s Economic Agenda Project! I’m going to talk about advancing from a MOMENT OF RESISTANCE to a MOVEMENT FOR FREEDOM. …

Justice for teen killed by Texas police

Fifteen-year old Jordan Edwards was killed by Texas police who opened fire on a car of kids leaving a party. The boys in the car saw smoke coming from Jordan’s head …

‘Without justice there can be no love’

Janice Jo Lee’s album, Sing Hey, begins with three deep breaths, as if she’s thinking through what she has to say before launching into a kind of slam-sung poem …

The battle for democracy in Benton Harbor, MI

Rev. Edward Pinkney, incarcerated for fighting the corporate giant Whirlpool on behalf of the poorest workers of Benton Harbor, has without fail written a monthly column for …

Johann Christoph Arnold: 1940-2017

With great sadness, the People’s Tribune notes the passing of Johann Christoph Arnold, who died in Rifton, New York on April 15, , 2017 after a months-long battle …

An untold story of poverty

Too many of us who are lacking money are afraid and ashamed to stand up and build a country of liberties. In a society that teaches …

My city Cries.

Pity lies under the Foot of the Heartless.
So much self Hatred Harnessed.
Catastrophe and Carnage are the Guidelines for Modern Civilization …