To parents, older brothers/sisters/cousins, aunts & uncles: I’ve been working on a history project – a book – for children around ten to 12 or 13 years old (inspired by my grandchildren). […]
Murder in Chicago; Capitalist Cover Up
On October 20, 2014, a Chicago cop murdered 17 year-old Laquan McDonald. He unloaded his full magazine – 16 rounds – into Laquan as he (Laquan) lay on the ground. Then the […]
Five BLM Activists Shot: Global Perspectives and Program Needed
On Monday night, five activists in the Black Lives Matter movement were shot in Minneapolis. This shows the serious danger that is growing in the United States and, in fact, around the world. […]
Socialist Kshama Sawant’s Support for Bernie Sanders Criticized
As the only public official who’s a socialist, what Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant says and does matters. That’s why her most open support yet for liberal Democrat Bernie Sanders is […]
Ford Workers Rejecting Contract: What Next?
By a margin of 48% “yes” to 52% “no”, it seems that Ford workers are about to reject a contract proposed by their union leadership. The final vote will be announced on […]
Joe Hill: 100 Years in Memorium
Tomorrow, Nov. 19, marks the 100th anniversary of the state lynching of Joe Hill, worker, revolutionary and fighter for the poor and oppressed in the United States. Born Oct. 7, 1879 in […]
Somebody I know responded to the killings in Paris with the two word comment: “F___ ISIS”. Here’s this writer’s response: I’m not sure what people mean when they say “f__k ISIS”. Do […]
November, 2015, Election Results: Some local elections mattered most!
While the corporate-controlled media focused on the higher level election results (such as the victory of the Tea Partier Mat Bevin for governor of Kentucky), some important local votes were also held. […]