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The People's Tribune is devoted to the proposition that an economic system that can't or won't feed, clothe and house its people ought to be and will be changed. To that end, this paper is a tribune of the people. It is the voice of millions struggling for survival. It strives to educate politically those millions on the basis of their own experience. It is a tribune to bring them together, to create a vision of a better world, and a strategy to achieve it.

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November 2005 Issue:

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The Economic Crisis: ItÂ’s more than Katrina!

The ruling class is attempting to use the destruction brought about by Katrina as a smoke screen to hide the real reasons for the continuing deterioration of the people's living standards. Katrina's cost in human suffering is immeasurable -- but clearly the politicians aren't worried about that. The cost in material damage is in the neighborhood of $200 billion.


Government Wages War Against The Poor

President George Bush, in a nationally televised speech in the aftermath of the Katrina catastrophe, said "we have a duty to confront that poverty with bold action."

However, as the recovery effort unfolded, it became clear that what Bush meant by "bold action" was the government's use of the Katrina tragedy to intensify its offensive against the poor. This was evident not only from the abandonment of poor people and their communities during evacuation and rescue efforts, but also in the fashioning of the recovery and rebuilding process.

Also In this Issue:

Spirit of the Revolution:
Performing the Gospel Life in Response to the Cry of the Poor

Government Bureaucracy Affecting Humanitarian Efforts to Save Katrina Victims

Fresno mobilizes on National Day Against Police Brutality

With an elephant in the room (Hurricane Delphi), UAW bargains new agreement with GM

"We're Number What?"

Nurses Call for RNs to Step Forward in the Struggle for Quality, Universal Health Care

SPEAKERS for a NEW AMERICA: Visions from New Orleans and Beyond on Katrina

Envision a Society Where Every Human Being is Valued

Another world is necessary: How a Hurricane Taught Us About Organizing for Movement Building

New Orleans: Leaving the Poor Behind Again!

The Katrina Disaster: Two Parties, One Agenda

Katrina, the Fight for Economic Justice, and Davis Bacon

Benton Harbor: Whirlpool, Stealing a City, and a Recall Election

In the Wake of Katrina: Bush Fails Americans Again

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