Category: Cover Story

Coming together to resist the politics of hate

March 2017

  At this writing, it has been almost six weeks since President Trump was inaugurated, and protests in opposition to him continue with no let-up in sight. Emotions run high. “Hope not fear . . . Equality for all . …

The people say no to a government of, for and by billionaires

February 2017

  In January in Portland, Ore., Karen Batts, 52, froze to death in a parking garage. She had been evicted from a downtown Portland apartment building in October for being overdue on paying $338 in monthly rent. Also in January, …

Trump: why he can’t and won’t bring jobs back

January 2017

So, is it possible, can jobs be brought back? At the top of the list of Donald Trump’s promises to the American people is that he will bring jobs …

The struggle for democracy in America intensifies

November 2016

The 2016 presidential election was one of the most divisive in our country’s history. This is no surprise, given the economic, moral, and political crisis we face …

Elections 2016: The people demand a humane society

October 2016

America, indeed the entire world, is in crisis. Since World War II, developments in technology have revolutionized how we produce the necessities of life. Electronic production is rapidly eliminating human labor in all sectors …

Elections 2016: Raise the demands of the people

September 2016

If it wasn’t clear before, the 2016 elections have proven to tens of millions of Americans that the current “two-party” system offers our people nothing. Both parties represent corporate America, and no matter whether Clinton or …

The American people want an end to homelessness

August 2016

Recently, the homeless Beale family with its four young children occupied the Mayor’s office at Oakland City Hall, demanding the government do something to help …

The elections: how do we end corporate rule?

July 2016

As we approach the 2016 presidential election, America is at a critical moment in history. Advanced technology and globalization continue to wipe out millions of jobs, permanently. Wages for many still working are driven down to …

How we can fight the corporate dictatorship

June 2016

  According to a famous story, car manufacturer Henry Ford and labor leader Walter Reuther toured a new automated engine production plant during the mid-1950s. Ford reportedly commented that all the machines in the plant didn’t pay union dues, to …

Michigan and the Battle for Democracy in America

May 2016

The imposition of emergency manager dictators in Michigan and beyond is an expression of how far the corporate ruling class has already moved to …