Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Federal Reserve Board’s Plan to Kill Jobs

It's time Americans rally against the Fed’s interest rate policies and let them know how they feel about raising interest rates to kill jobs. Join the Center for Popular Democracy grassroots campaign to stop the Fed from its deliberate acts.

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution

The devolution of the political system through corruption has led to “the death of the party system” and the emergence of what Tariq Ali, part of the royalty of the left, called “an extreme center.” “One is doomed if nothing happens in the U.S.”

Videos Capture LAPD Killing Homeless Man on Skid Row

After a homeless man allegedly resisted arrest, LAPD officers fatally gunned him down on Skid Row. Recording of the incident on witnesses’ cell phones along with police officers' body cameras will be used in the investigation into the shooting.

Four Reasons Young Americans Should Burn Their Student Loan Papers

Protest against student loans is a good way to earn the first dividend in the proposed America Permanent Fund. Here are four reasons students should take up the fight against financial firms holding high-interest student loans.

An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago

“Reclaim Chicago,” a progressive, people-led democratic coalition, are attempting to reclaim their city. Corporate elites and corrupt politicians better beware of the power of thousands of grassroots Chicagoans.

If We’re Going to Defend Social Security We Need to Understand It

Social Security is on the chopping block in Congress again with the idea of “saving” the program. Because not too many people are familiar with the benefits and features of Social Security, few people are fighting for it.

Chicago Police Accused of Operating CIA-style Black Site

The Chicago Police Department has recently been under scrutiny because of the way they are treating detainees. The CPD has been caught torturing people, denying access to defense attorneys, and using excessive force when questioning.

Hope and Wonder Amidst the Misery

British artist and writer Benjamin Crème has been traveling the world preaching to anyone who would listen that Maitreya, the World Teacher, is out there gradually emerging into public view. The story is an extraordinary message of hope.

Students Launch Historic Debt Strike, Refusing to Pay Back Predatory College Loans

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges system decided not to pay back loans they took out to attend the college. They've launched the nation's first student debt strike against the crushing debt.

Former Tax Collector Caught Stealing $300,000 in Public Funds

Former treasurer and tax collector, Melissa Arnold, admitted to depositing checks into her personal account instead of the Township’s account. She hasn't yet been convicted, but filed a plea bargain, which would make her responsible for paying it back in full.