Category: Cover Story

Across America, millions say: Black Lives Matter! NO to a police state!

June 2020

Derek Chauvin’s cold stare said everything. His nine minutes of relentless cruelty crystallized centuries of wrong. America exploded in righteous anger and will never be the same. The extraordinarily broad response to the …

From pandemic to economy to elections: The people say humanity comes first!

May 2020

  “While this campaign is coming to an end, our movement is not.” Those words spoken by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders during a live-streamed speech April 8 ended the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination. They came in the midst …

2020 ELECTIONS: What is at stake?

March 2020

Across the country, outrage is driving millions of people to the polls. From New Hampshire to California, vast numbers of voters are using their ballots to send a message: We want and need a different America. This wave of discontent …

Homeless refuse to back down

February 2020

  People across the world are talking about how the Moms 4 Housing group in Oakland, CA, won a victory after their homeless members occupied a vacant house owned by an investment company. One of the Moms occupying the house, …

Fight for healthcare drives presidential race

January 2020

  As we approach the primaries for what will certainly be one of the most important presidential elections in history, tens of millions of people are looking for a candidate who will challenge the corporations and billionars, and put government …

America 2019: Rot at the top of society, leaders at the grassroots

November 2019

  As the year 2019 stumbles toward its end, one thing seems clear: This year brought to light the obscene wealth, rot and depravity at the top of society—and the courage and tenacity of those at the bottom who are …

Youth lead global fight for “System Change, Not Climate Change”

October 2019

CHICAGO, IL — “The oceans are rising—and so are we!” That defiant chant shouted by thousands of marchers summed up the mood during the massive Global Climate Strike September 20. More than 4 million people took part in the 2,500 …

Social movements drive 2020 elections

September 2019

Outside the second Democratic Presidential debates in Detroit, various groups took to the streets to march, rally, and protest to articulate their demands. The spirit of the rally centered on the burning issues facing workers. Climate …

Grassroots force issues into presidential campaign

July 2019

  Shouts of “Yes! Yes!” and cars honking support. Enthusiastic waves from passersby. That’s what greeted Southern nurses in bright red union T-shirts as they chanted “Medicare for all!” in late June. The demonstrators were rallying outside the Arsht Center …

Stop 55,000 immigrant kids from becoming homeless

June 2019

As many as 108,000 people in 25,000 households, including 55,000 children, could become homeless as a result of the Trump administration’s proposed rule changes governing public housing, published in the Federal Register on May 10, 2019. The …