Anti-War Movement Breaks the Silence on Palestine

last July, the UNAC - United National Anti-War Con­ference - met in Albany, New York.  It was called by va­rious sectors of the anti-war movement to launch a uni­ted public campaign to bring the troops home now. The ANSWER coalition decided not to participate, as they seem to prefer...

Operation Elimination coming soon to you this fall

OE is austerity, layoffs, and a mechanism for the privatization of public education. Workers and students at UC Berkeley will be facing the next phase in austerity and privatization this Fall semester – Operational Excellence’s (OE) “Shared Services”. The university’s administration is setting the groundwork for much of its...

It’s not only the NSA… It’s the Capitalist State

There has been a popular outrage about the recent NSA (National Security Agency) revelations. Many are saying that the U.S. government has overstepped its boundaries by infringing on "democratic rights”, which it is supposed to protect.  But are the spying, surveillance and curtailment of rights just a matter of...

The Truths of the Sanders Campaign: What Are Our Priorities?

Let’s Break With the Democratic Party to Change Our Political Priorities and Develop an Uplifting Working Class Campaign By Florence Oppen   When Sanders began his campaign to win the Democratic Party nomination, he only had 3% support in the polls. Today  he is openly challenging Clinton, who, like Obama was in...

Trump’s First Weeks

We have lived through Trump’s first weeks as president. What happened during these weeks can be qualified as many things, but certainly “calm” is not one of them. By Alejandro Iturbe.   On one side, Trump enacted a list of executive orders on several matters trying to show that he wanted to...

The American Dream is Dead

A news called my attention these days: the BBC published an article in its site in Portuguese, informing “In the US, thousands of college students are starving and have no place to sleep.” By Alejandro Iturbe.   The article is based on a recent research made by a professor of the...

Waiting For Superman: The Environmental Movement We Need

“This is the new normal.” said the chief of Cal Fires as he described the mass devastation of two of the largest and deadliest wildfires in California’s history, the Camp and Carr Fires of late 2018, which killed 86 people and displaced 50,000 from their homes. For the last...

Update on the International Campaign to Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO REINSTATE CHICAGO BUS DRIVER EREK SLATER·TERÇA-FEIRA, 28 DE JULHO DE 2020· On July 7, 2020 Erek Slater was officially fired by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for leading discussions with his coworkers regarding the use of public transit buses shuttling police to protests against the murder of...

The minor damage?

The new joint Republican-Democrat billSenator Edward Kennedy was one of the main speakers during the rally that took place in Washington on April 10th. At the same time, together with another Democrat senator, he was the author of a bill alternative to the HR 4437 that received the...

Occupy Wall Street!

Young people camp out in the financial center of the United States against the effects of the economic crisis and Obama's economic policy. Wall Street, the heart of global capitalist finance, has been occupied by demonstrators since September 17th. Thousands are camped at the site in protest of the...

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