Archive: November 2014

Cover Story

Fight every instance of police violence

The movement to gather support for a murderous, militarized police force while demonizing the victims is growing. Today, the victims are overwhelmingly people of color. Given American history, it could not be otherwise. History also shows us that as the …

Editorial

Water belongs to the People

Water, that precious life giving force.  Without it, life on earth would be impossible.  Two-thirds of the planet is covered by it.  Our bodies are mostly made up of it.  Beyond three days without water we humans die. In spite …

Homeless Rights Are Human Rights

I never thought it could happen to me. I came from a hardworking but also privileged family; and I was taught that if I got my education, and did what I was …

Water Unfit for auto production

Recently, General Motors stunned the public by declaring it would no longer use city of Flint water because the chlorine …

Today its Ferguson. Tomorrow It’s You.

Given American history, it could not be otherwise that today’s victims of police brutality are overwhelmingly people of color. History also shows that as this brutality becomes …

Poverty and Police Violence Spare None

In an August issue of Time, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar responded to the racial politics surrounding the killing of Michael Brown calling for “more protests across…

Capitalist America

Welcome to America, where the government strips away any and all rights under the Constitution.
The 1% send out the police, the poor …

flame

last year this time
sleeping out there
he was so cold he dreamed
he’d spontaneously combusted

Silicon Valley Divided

At 5.5%, Silicon Valley of California has a lower unemployment rate than many parts of the country, due to the economic engine …