Daily Archives: April 1, 2011

I’m Pissed, Really

I’m Pissed, Really By John Johnson First I’m pissed at the earth’s mantel. The Earthquake and tsunami in Japan are two of the worst things that have happened lately. Current count of the dead is 10,000 with another 40,000 missing. The scenes of destruction and occasional rescues are heartbreaking. But what’s really got me pissed…

One Right-Wing Strategy Creates a Thousand Local Battles

By Amy Dean Michigan? Ohio? Indiana? In the wake of Republican Governor Scott Walker’s over-the-top attacks on public sector workers in Wisconsin, many people are asking which will be the next state to draw the public spotlight. However, looking at the state-level assaults by these arch-conservatives as individual battles might be the wrong approach. Ultimately,…

In Michigan, We’re Facing More Than Just a Class War

Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder In Michigan, We’re Facing More Than Just a Class War By Angi Becker Stevens The state of Michigan has been receiving a fair bit of national attention lately, as newly-elected Governor Rick Snyder pushes forward shockingly anti-union, anti-working class legislation, some of which makes Governor Scott Walker’s bill in Wisconsin…

New Civil War Erupts

New Civil War Erupts, Led by Super Rich, GOP ‘Shock Doctrine,’ Reaganomics trigger explosive class war By Paul B. Farrell, Yes, “there’s class warfare, all right,” warns Warren Buffett. “But it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” Yes, the rich are making war against us. And yes, they are winning….

Sadistic State Laws

6 Sadistic State Laws Conservatives Are Trying to Ram Through We’re talking about true legislative sadists looking to go medieval on America. By David Sirota Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once said that states are the “laboratories of democracy.” Oft repeated over time, the aphorism has helped impart legitimacy to the rough and tumble of…

Housing, Food, Water Are Rights

Food, Water, Land and Housing are Human Rights! Conference April 8 – 10 By Michael Novick Anti-Racist Action L.A. Are you facing foreclosure or eviction? Are the police trying to sweep you off the street or drive you out of public housing? Are you struggling to put food on the table for your family? 20%…

Repression in Honduras

Latin América Repression Continues in Honduras By Carlos Quintanilla Social organizations condemn the recent wave of repression against demonstrators protesting the privatization of education and the high cost of living in Honduras. La Federación de Organizaciones de la Enseñanza (Federation of Teaching Organization) in Honduras, has stated that police have been firing tear gas shells…

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