Category: Editorial

Sander’s call to transform America attracts millions

March 2020

  Editor’s note: Vast numbers of people are participating in the 2020 election campaign to demand change. Here we look at the Bernie Sanders campaign. See our web page for more election coverage at peoplestribune.org “If you are willing to …

Resistance mounts as Trump orders border patrol units to sanctuary cities

March 2020

  In an action reminiscent of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, President Trump has ordered that the elite tactical ICE unit BORTAC be deployed to Sanctuary cities throughout the country during the months of February through May 2020. Because …

Elections: Call to transform America attracts millions

February 2020

  Editor’s note: Vast numbers of people are participating in the 2020 elections to demand that candidates take up the life or death issues facing the people. Here we look at the Bernie Sanders campaign. See other stories on this …

How can we guarantee healthcare for everyone?

January 2020

  From Dixville Notch, NH, to Des Moines, IA, the most important issue of the upcoming election is healthcare. Four in five Americans believe our current system has reached a crisis in terms of affordability. One of the many indicators …

Texas police killings: Are African Americans not safe anywhere?

November 2019

  “This is something that could happen to anybody. When does this stop? When are we able to just live, to be productive citizens like we were told to be?” – Ashley Carr, referring to the police murder of her …

Homeless need housing, not prison camps

October 2019

  “No FEMA Camps for the Homeless!” has been a rallying cry in the streets and on social media since President Trump’s recent threat to destroy tent communities and force people into federally-run ‘facilities’: empty military bases and other prison …

Enough is enough: Unite to stop the hatred and killing

September 2019

  In El Paso, a doctor said he treated patients who had wounds one would only expect to see on a battlefield. Within hours, another gunman opened fire in Dayton, Ohio. The shootings came barely a week after the Gilroy, …

What kind of monsters put children in cages?

July 2019

  “What kind of monsters put children in cages?” reads a woman’s sign, protesting the mass forced separation of thousands of children from their parents seeking asylum at the US/Mexican border, and their incarceration in crowded, filthy, lice and disease-ridden …

The foul smell of William Barr’s contempt

June 2019

The worst thing the Attorney General did this spring had nothing to do with the Mueller report On May 1, U.S. Attorney General William Barr vigorously defended his handling of the Mueller investigation in a defiant appearance before the …

Reunite families, stop the deportations

May 2019

  In mid-April, Laura Maradiaga-Alvarado, an 11-year-old girl now in Houston, received a deportation order terrorizing her and her family. Laura faced deportation back to El Salvador, a country that she had fled with her mother and sister for fear …