Saturday, April 20, 2019

100 years later, Britain still won’t apologize for one of its worst colonial massacres—what...

Events like these keep people in fear. And it is easy to take things from people who are scared for their life.

Shop stopped: Grocery store strike of 31K workers receives support from Warren, Sanders

Stop & Shop will need to make a decision: either invest in people power or continue to lose money.
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Chomsky: Arrest of Assange is ‘scandalous’ and highlights shocking extraterritorial reach of US

Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman spoke to Noam Chomsky about Assange's arrest, WikiLeaks and American power.

Let’s honor the legacy of Frances Perkins by fighting to expand Social Security and...

Expanded Social Security and Medicare are important building blocks on the foundation laid down in 1935.

Sacramento teacher strike is a warning to #RedForEd Movement everywhere

Much like other teacher actions that have occurred across the nation, Sacramento teachers are demanding changes to their salaries, reduced class sizes, and increases in school support staff including more nurses, psychologists, librarians, and program specialists.

The War Within Initiative helps pay off $5 million in medical bills for veterans

The fundraising drive "sparked the compassion of donors" to lift the medical debt of service members, veterans and their families.

Indigenous peoples go to court to save the Amazon from oil company greed

Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes – and our planet – from destruction.

By forgiving warrants and fines, communities give people a fresh start

“The intersection of criminal justice and employment became very real in that moment – criminal justice being a barrier to employment.”
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Academic freedom at risk after decades of attacks and underfunding from right wing

We look at one of the consequences of this crisis: the growing threat to academic freedom with academic and author Henry Reichman.

House of Representatives set to vote on net neutrality

"Any lawmaker who doesn't want to invoke the wrath of their constituents should vote for its clean passage on the House floor."