Friday, October 15, 2021

Tag: Les Misérables

Teaching ‘Les Misérables’ in prison

The novel gave them a lens to view their lives and a ruling system every bit as cruel as Hugo’s 19th-century France.

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The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Big oil to testify before Congress, new report confirms

“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”

The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

‘Striketober’ in full swing as nearly 100,000 workers authorize work stoppages

“You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions,” said former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Senate to vote on the Freedom to Vote Act next week

“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”