Category: Cover Story

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 …

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 …

Why are they poisoning our children?

February 2016

  Tammy Loren, a mother of four who lives in Flint, recently told the New York Times, “My trust in everybody is completely gone, out the door. We’ve been lied to so much, and these aren’t little white lies. These …

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 …

Foreclosure: symptom of a dying society

December 2015

  For most of us, home ownership is the epitome of the American dream. In a 2015 Wells Fargo survey, 65% felt that homeownership is “an accomplishment to be proud of” and/or a “dream come true.” The growing nightmare of …

Attacks on the homeless threaten all of us

November 2015

  An overwhelming majority of the American people want to see the problem of homelessness solved. They consider it insane that people continue to die in the streets when millions of houses stand empty. Under this capitalist system, the billionaire …

Housing crisis reflects dying system

October 2015

  The city of Detroit recently announced it will begin foreclosure on nearly 30,000 tax delinquent homes. It is believed that 100,000 people could be affected. Around the same time, it was reported in the news that a landlord in …

Why Police Terror is on the rise

September 2015

  In Cincinnati in July, Samuel DuBose, a 43-year-old Black man, is shot dead after being pulled over for not having a front license tag on his car. In July, police in Seneca, South Carolina kill a white youth, 19-year-old …

Abundance of food while people starve

August 2015

If you had to make a choice between buying food or paying your bills, what choice would you make? This is the dilemma millions of Americans …

Housing is a cure for homelessness

June 2015

In a movie to be released this September, “99 Homes,” real estate shark Rick Carver relays this message to an evicted suburban homeowner: “America …