Category: Vision

Government Must Guarantee Our Basic Needs

June 2016

“Our water has been poisoned. Why? Who is wanting to do this to us?” asked a young schoolgirl at a Chicago meeting. Officials knew the drinking water in her school was contaminated with lead yet did nothing to prevent the …

The elections and a vision of a new America

April 2016

As the election season unfolds, economists are projecting that an even deeper downturn in the economy is underway. Already half of all Americans …

Homeless assert their right to life

April 2016

Tent cities are popping up everywhere. Uncaring city governments tear them down as they go up. Homelessness illustrates the decay of an economic system …

Cooperative spirit key to ending homelessness

April 2016

Despite massive rollout efforts, Covered California (ACA and Medicaid Expansion), have not yet proved the long-term healthcare solution for the …

Dictator law poisoned Flint: Harbinger for America?

April 2016

  A battle is unfolding in America. The workers are fighting for life itself— for food, water, shelter, healthcare, and education against a corporate class that has openly taken over government and is employing it as an instrument of brute …

Flint in forefront of battle for health care for everyone

April 2016

  America’s inability to provide good health care for all is most clearly visible when we have a health catastrophe such as exists today in Flint, Michigan, a city of 100,000. The people of Flint were poisoned with lead and …

We have the capacity for a happy human race

February 2016

There’s a difference between dreams and visions in the political sense. A dream doesn’t have any foundation, it’s fantastic glory… For example, every Wednesday night I buy …

African American History Month, 2016

February 2016

African American History Month 2016 finds society becoming more polarized around wealth and poverty as the economy continues to replace workers with automated production …

Water for life, not for profit

February 2016

  The poisoning of the people of Flint, Michigan—especially the children—with lead and other toxins in the drinking water is just the latest ugly example of how corporate control of America is destroying human life. Lead poisoning can cause irreversible …

Ulises Bella of Ozomatli discusses a changing America

November 2015

I grew up here in this area southeast, L.A., in Bell, California. At a very early age in sixth grade I was getting bused. My bus went through South Central …