Archive: March 2019

Cover Story

Healthcare national emergency: the fight is on

  It is no surprise that health care was the No.1 issue in the midterm elections and promises to remain the most important issue in the 2020 campaigns as the fight for health care heats up. In the midterms, 60% …

Editorial

Billionaires, not immigrants, are the real threat

Listening to the words coming out of the White House, we have a real emergency on our hands. Rapists, drug lords, and criminal masterminds are threatening the livelihoods of America’s working class. But the offenders who most …

Did you know?

Does the Walton family earn more in one minute than Walmart workers do in a year? The Washington Post says: YES. The Walton family makes: $25,149 a minute …

Super Bowl Rally for Justice

Rally during the Super Bowl in Atlanta, GA protests the violation of the rights of the homeless who were moved out of the area for the Super Bowl; the money …

We need our rights back

The Google 8 were arrested for dissent at the December 4 City Council Google Project vote, but people every day are arrested simply for being unhoused and …

Public Dollars finance water privatization

Let’s look at an illustrative story of corporate theft: the “Sharples Water Line Extension Project” in Logan County, West Virginia. That project used public money …

Youth Climate Strike

US Youth Climate Strike, a movement of youth fighting for the conservation of our planet will have a global day of climate action and first ever nationwide …

International Women’s Day, 2019

On this page, in honor of International Women’s Day, when people all over the world rally for women’s rights, the People’s Tribune highlights women who are …

A Tenacious Faith

John 15:4-5 “Remain in me, as I remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in …

Voices for a new future

“I’m a veteran of the United States Navy for 22 years. The biggest thing we had was Healthcare. A lot of vets and a lot of civilians don’t have Healthcare …

Women Are Leading a Movement for Freedom

“Women are leading the fight in the interests of all society. In the age of A.I. and robotic production, marginalized and dispossessed women are leading a growing …

The schools Oakland deserves

Oakland’s regular public schools lose $57 million a year to charter schools. If this money was kept in the district, it could be used to reduce class size and …

Did you think that tax cut was for you?

  A trending hash tag on Twitter is #GOPTaxScamStories. It is flooded with acid comments from outraged middle class taxpayers who have recently filed their returns and are getting screwed by Trump’s “middle class tax cut.” Many who had been …

Rap musician Savage targeted by ICE

On February 1, Atlanta rapper 21 Savage released a video for his hit single “A Lot” on YouTube, the most popular platform for new music. It featured new lyrics …

The beginning of the end

There is no period in country music that resonates today as much as it did in 1956-1972. But you’d have to dig beyond just the hits—into the B-sides and deep …

The Second Cooler: Why immigrants come

Why have millions of immigrants left their homes and families to make an expensive, dangerous and sometimes deadly journey? The Second Cooler is a …

“Magical Realism Nopales” May 11, 2018

Don’t eat with steel fork
Eat with fingers & timeless maize
Your soul weaved into saliva

Don’t drink Coke
Drink yerbabuena & café con leche
Your tongue soaked in justice