Category: Race and Class

“We are all here together” says Benton Harbor activist

July 2015

In 2012, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams from Cleveland, Ohio, were driving in their older model car, in need of repair, when it backfired. …

“Build a society where the people, not corporations, make the decisions”

July 2015

The vicious, cowardly attack on democracy in Benton Harbor, Michigan, shows that the corporate power structure is determined to crush anyone …

Reparations: window into a new society

July 2015

Chicago is known as the torture capital of the U.S. Rebuked by the United Nations Commission on Torture, the subject of a Guardian series on the …

Attack on immigration programs are an attack on all workers

July 2015

The recent court decisions to halt two immigration programs are an attack on all workers. A few days before the Expanded DACA (Deferred Action for …

The shootings in Charleston: The American Sin

July 2015

The fear of being a person of color in America was brought once again to the forefront of everyday living, exploding onto the pages of reality …

The political significance of the Charleston killings

July 2015

Across the country, churchgoers, community groups and everyday people are voicing heartfelt grief, shock and outrage over the massacre of …

Juneteenth 2015: From racial division to class unity

June 2015

Congress abolished slavery in the U.S. territories. This historic event is celebrated as “Juneteenth.” Juneteenth 2015 is a fitting moment …

The rising police state

June 2015

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

Police violence aimed at poorest workers

June 2015

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. …