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text For an Unconditional Basic Income by Thomas Straubhaar
The basic income corrects the distribution effects of the labor market. It takes something from the higher paid to give to those who earn little or nothing. A leftist fights for a just social system. Robots and artificial intelligence replace human labor. Fears of changes should be confronted with a basic security....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:05AM
text Labor Files Friend of the Court Brief Against Muslim Ban by Solidarity Forever
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has made the briefs and livestream of the 2/7/17 hearing available to the public without having to use PACER due to the high interest in the case State of Washington v Trump, 17-35105, on the Muslim ban. The long list of friend of the court (amicus) briefs and other items of interest may be found here....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 8:04PM
text House Repeals Dodd-Frank Transparency Provision; Senate Prepares to Vote by Friday by Greg
The US House of Representatives repealed a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector by a vote of 235-187....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 2:45PM
text House Poised to Repeal Global Anti-Corruption Measure; Senate Action to Follow by Greg
Within the next 24 hours, the US House of Representatives could repeal a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:39AM
image IG Leaflet: LET THEM IN! 480_20170129_no_ban__no_wall__let_them_in_ld-800w.jpg by Internationalist Group
No Ban, No Wall – Full Citizenship Rights for All! Smash Racist Ban on Muslims, Refugees LET THEM IN!...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:16PM
text Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
Illegal Approval of Dicamba Use on Engineered Crops Will Harm Farmers, Environment...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:53PM
document Against Trump or Against Capitalism? j20leaflet.pdf_140_.jpg by ICP
Leaflet for J20...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:07AM
image Free Korean Lee Jin-Young of Labor Books Now!!! korea_lee_jin-young_of_labor_books_now.jpg by International Campaign to Free LJY 2017
Lee Jin-young, coordinator of Labor Books, a book-sharing web site, in violation of the notoriously draconian National Security Law. This abrupt decision is extremely shocking, considering historic candlelight protests against the political scandal of Park Geynhye government and the subsequent crisis and her impeachment....
Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:27PM
text The Good Life for All - A Useful Utopia by Alexandra Strickner
What institutions and infrastructures are needed so all people can live good lives? Good lives demand more than consumption paid with money. The commons-what belongs to everyone and is used in common-natural, social and cultural common property like water, raw materials, land, knowledge and their social control-are an alternative to the growth economy....
Posted: Sun Jan 1, 2017 8:56AM
image PHILIPPINES: We Condemn the Burial of A Dictator 480_2016-marcos-is-no-hero_1.jpg by SENTRO
We Condemn the Burial of A Dictator, We Blame the Duterte Government for this Atrocious Act...
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 9:18PM
image Nurses Donate $50,000 to Aid Veterans Stand with Standing Rock 480_national_nurses_united_standing_rock_nodapl.jpg by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United Press Release, 12/2/16...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:23PM
image Trump Election Exposes Crises of US Capitalism & Imperialism; Creates Opportunity 480_trump_not_welcome_1.jpeg by United Public Workers For Action
The Trump election signifies the decline of US imperialism and an opportunity for the working class to unite, mobilize with the lessons of the 1930's and build a mass democratic working class party....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 2:38PM
text Fidel Castro 1926-2016 by Que Viva La Revolucion Cubana
This time it is true. The leader of La Primer Tierra Libre De Las Americas, the First Free Territory of the Americas, as Radio Havana Cuba describes Cuba, Fidel Castro, has died at age 90. The many previous announcements were the usual lies of the CIA which tried many times and failed to kill Fidel and destroy the Cuban Revolution....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:12PM
text To Defeat Trump … And the Democrats, Fight for Workers Revolution by Internationalist Group
After all the media hype, suddenly it turned out that Republican Donald Trump was elected. The racist, sexist, immigrant-bashing, woman-molesting Trump would be the next CEO of the United States and commander-in-chief of U.S. imperialism. In deep shock and disbelief, tens of millions asked, how could this happen? In Muslim, Latino, African American and immigrant families there was raw fear. Soon mass protests began, with many chanting “Not My President” (as if Democrat Clinton, a certified wa...
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:49PM
image Registered Nurse Response Network Sends Nurse Volunteers on Second Deployment to Standing Rock 480_registered_nurse_response_network_-_standing_rock.jpg by via National Nurses United
November 7, 2016 - National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer nurses, will deploy a second team of RN volunteers to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation—to help with existing medical and first aid support for land and water protectors—NNU announced today. Photo: RNRN nurses at Standing Rock -- Amy Zipperer (Maine), Terry Tate (Louisiana), Amy Bowen (Missouri)....
Posted: Mon Nov 7, 2016 5:01PM
image Union Busting Billionaire Privatizer Gates Backs Climate Denier On WA Supreme Court gates__bill_wrecking.jpg by repost
Billionaire privatizer Bill Gates is backing climate denier Denier to the Washington State Supreme court to push charters and privatization....
Posted: Tue Nov 1, 2016 11:41AM
image Nurses Condemn Attacks on Water Protectors Opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline Project 480_standing_rock_sioux_reservation_national_nurses_united.jpg by via National Nurses United
October 27, 2016 - National Nurses United today sharply condemned police and armed guard attacks on members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, other First Nations, environmental activists, and other protectors who have bravely participated in protests against the Dakota Access pipeline project. Photo: Nurses of RNRN at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation....
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:15AM
text Blue Cross retirees in Michigan to protest health benefit cuts by mil
Thousands of retirees from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) face huge increases in their health care costs after the company decided to end employer group coverage on December 31, replacing it with individual health care coverage through a private exchange administered by Towers Watson, a business consulting firm....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:57PM
audio Freedom Dreams opening event - Voices from the Workers' Center 10th anniversary (audio/x-wav 239.9mb) by WTUL News and Views
The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice proudly presents the Freedom Dreams edition of the New Orleans People Project. The exhibition lifted up the stories and experiences of the members of Standwith Dignity, the Congress of Day Laborers/Congreso de Jornaleros, and the National Guestworker Alliance....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:30AM
text Medicare overhauls doctor payment rules by mil
Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled its new rules for how Medicare compensates doctors for services. Under the guise of providing “quality” care, the new rules are part of a cost-cutting strategy that incentivizes doctors to ration care for patients....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:20PM