Category: Vision

Will machine produced wealth be shared? asks scientist

November 2015

  “If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will depend on how things are distributed. Everyone can enjoy a life of luxurious leisure if the machine-produced wealth is shared, or most people can end up miserably poor if the …

Portrait of Nelson Peery

October 2015

With a small stick he worked the grains of wheat
out of the cracks between the rotten boards
of the boxcar floor flying through the Depression
and built a little mountain of them in his palm,

Upon Reading “Man With the Hoe”

October 2015

Strangling in the muck of history. He leans against the tavern wall. And silently gazes across the Avenue. Where watchdogs of property. With vulture eyes …

The Bricklayer: In Memory of Nelson Peery

October 2015

The Bricklayer
In Memory of Nelson Peery
At 92 years young,
He had to know
He would not see
The future he envisioned

Nelson Peery, 1923-2015

October 2015

It is with great sorrow that we inform you that our beloved comrade, Nelson Peery, editorial board member and founder of the People’s Tribune, …

Vision of a just society

October 2015

Some have asked what my vision, as a Christian is, for a just society. So, for what it is worth, here it is: Well for one, Acts 2 described an egalitarian society, in the early Church, where resources were shared equally to each according to their needs, …

In this era of antagonism the attacks on us are relentless

July 2015

Wages can consist of your paycheck, your profit sharing check and the cost of medical insurance for you and the family. They can also consist of the medical …

Help get the People’s Tribune out to homeless organizations and places where the homeless gather!

June 2015

Every day one of the largest concentrations of police power anywhere in the world descends on a small part of downtown Los …

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 …

Solution to housing crisis

June 2015

The suffering in Silicon Valley’s housing crisis is not an aberration or temporary dysfunction. It is the predictable result of a dying system …