“History is the most dangerous of subjects.” So said Malcolm X, and a history class I’m taking at Laney College shows why. Called “world history” and taught by Dr. Susan Kahn, it […]
Update: Trump and Russia
This is a real crisis both for the US capitalist class and for Trump. Every night CNN has over an hour raking Trump over the coals over this “Russia” issue. Much of […]
Who is the Syria Solidarity Movement?
“The Only position that PFP (Peace and Freedom Party) has Re Syria is that we oppose any and all US/ Nato Intervention….” So wrote a prominent member of the Peace and Freedom […]
Gorsuch and Acosta: Representing the Financial, Environmental and Sexual Predators
You would have to be a capitalist or Rip Van Winkle to expect anything positive to come from Trump’s appointments, but that’s not the point. Looking at his two latest to be […]
Will Trump Survive?
Prediction: President Donald Trump will not last the full four years. Some might say, “who cares? Pence will be just as bad, and do we really want the CIA and FBI involved […]
Trump White House: ideologues and finance capitalists
‘“It would be interesting to see to what degree the New York liberals change Trump and to what degree Trump changes the New York liberals.”’ So spoke Newt Gingrich and, no, he […]
Confusion on the Left
“Iran, Hezbollah and Russia are fighting in solidarity with Syria in defending Syria’s soverienty and this is a great act of international solidarity. The liberation of Aleppo was a victory for the […]
International Woman’s Day, 2017, in Oakland CA
Several thousand women, and a few men, gathered in downtown Oakland to mark International Women’s Day, 2017. Considering the small forces that did the organizing, the turnout was impressive. It was also […]
Oakland Cops Scandal: Can You Say “Coverup”?
About a year ago, it was revealed that an under age sex worker in Oakland had been traded around by the Oakland Cops like an old baseball player. When Oakland Mayor Libby […]
From Seattle: walk in to pee; walk out a felon
We received the following letter from a Seattle resident: As an older (72), extremely low income, partly disabled, single trans-woman in Seattle, USA, I accept global end-stage capitalism has many faces, including […]