The 2010 general elections are over. As in 2008, the American voters once again voiced the economy as their number
one issue of concern. They are afraid and want economic growth, with job-creating solutions. The party in
power failed ....
The “Foreclosuregate” Scandal is a signal to the American people that the time has come for all of us to stop submitting
to illegal bank foreclosures on our homes. In September, people’s scattered but growing resistance finally tipped the
scales. It blew open an expose of bank fraud ....
Martial law was declared and hundreds of Union workers were arrested and brutally interrogated. Eight
people where put on trial for the murder of the officer, seven were sentenced to death. It is clear that the accused
where being convicted for their political beliefs ....
On September 19th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee
began its review of the safety and effectiveness of the AquaAdvantage Salmon, an Atlantic salmon that has been
genetically modified to grow twice as fast as the .....
On September 24, the FBI raided seven houses and an office in Chicago and Minneapolis. The FBI
handed subpoenas to testify before a federal grand jury to eleven anti-war and solidarity activists in
Illinois, Minnesota, and Michigan. The FBI also ......
My name is Esther Smith I am 31 years old. I live with my two younger sisters, Barbara Cruz, Monica Smith
and my 2 year old nephew Jovanie Rivera which I am caring for. I also have a brother named Aaron Smith who is
incarcerated in the State Prison in Pennsylvania ....
In Wayne County, Michigan, 32 cities are woefully behind in people being able to pay their property taxes.
Upwards of 70% of the folks that should be paying taxes on property have defaulted. Only about 23% of the folks that have property taxes are current. Things are so bad ....
John Burris, the Grant family lawyer, summed it up quite well: Michael Vick got four years for organizing
a dog-fighting ring; BART officer Mehserle got two years for killing a man who was handcuffed and laying at his feet,
face down. “What you take from this is that ....
About six months ago, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) gave out 30-day eviction notices to everyone at
1230 N Larrabee. A federal judge voided the notices because they were in violation of the "RELOCATION AGREEMENT"
between residents and the housing authority ....
On July 10 about 100 community activists began a tent city on a vacant lot which is owned by DC Government
(and the citizens of DC) called "Parcel 42". This action was part of a national effort to bring attention to the need
for housing as a human right. Many of the ....
Demonstrating in Phoenix
As one of the many progressive social forces struggling for systemic change, particularly as it relates to land
ownership, housing rights and ecological ....
“Incalculable savagery” is how President Felipe Calderon of Mexico referred to the recent massacre of 72 — 58 men and 14 women — found on August 25, 2010, near San Fernando, Tamaulipas. Only one Ecuadoran immigrant escaped with his life. This massacre is the latest in a series ....
In a story aired October 28, National Public Radio (NPR) reported that private prison companies have played
a role in pushing for the enactment of anti-immigrant laws such as Arizona’s SB 1070. The law is being challenged in the
courts. If it’s upheld, SB 1070 requires police ....
College students in Georgia are on the march. While politicians rail on about how education must be a
priority, they have seen billions cut from state coffers for education, raising state tuition and fees for public
colleges and universities, denying more and more .....
Black Arkansas farmers are upset about the delaying tactics used by our government in their efforts not to
honor the Executive Order by President Obama to settle the Pigford II (class action) lawsuit. I spent some time seeking
out local farmers around the McAlmont area that .....
In America, supposedly a land of opportunity and wealth, there are several parts of our society that have
been displaced. The social programs that were once a temporary system against difficult times have either been severely
cut or dismantled altogether. In Oakland .....
They are coming in mass
They are breeding in record number
They are dancing across our borders
They are revolving in and out of our
The 2009 recession was one of the worst years for poverty here in America. The total number of Americans
living in poverty hit 43.6 million, the highest level in 51 years and the national poverty rate rose to 14.3 percent
from 13.2 percent according to data released .....
Caza de Poesía proudly announces the launch of our new anthology
Revolutionary Poets Brigade bringing together 76 poets from 25 countries around the world speaking truth to power. This collection, featuring local, national and .....
The People’s Tribune brings clarity to the growing movement. It unites
revolutionaries around a vision of a better world and a strategy to achieve it. It has no
paid staff and gets no corporate grants. The paper is financed solely by subscriptions,
bundle orders from readers....
From the Land of the Rising Sun to the Emerald City comes an artist who understands what it means to rhyme with honor. For anyone familiar with what’s cracking in 206 (Seattle Hip Hop), the name Alpha P is synonymous with quality music, ridiculous skill and a commitment .....
On October 22, in Judge Stanley Sacks’ courtroom, attorney for Chicago artist Chris Drew, Josh Kutnick, argued his motion to suppress the audio-evidence against Mr. Drew in a case of national interest that exposes the unconstitutional Illinois eavesdropping law ....
The Benton Harbor City Commissioners have formed a partnership with Whirlpool, the largest appliance maker
in the world. The partnership is to continue developing Benton Harbor and, in the process, to drive the homeless and the residents completely out of the city. The final nail ....
On May 15, 2010, my life changed when my father Eddie Peek (61-year old Black man) was killed by a drunken
driver Paige Karsten (21-year-old white female at 2:21 am while Eddie was at work for the Herald Palladium.Since his
death, my family and I have had to deal with ....
“I have a dream that people here in Benton Harbor will start to stand up. I have a dream that one day we
will look forward to taking care of our children. This is something that we can do. All you have to do is do a little
bit. I am here to encourage you to protect ....