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18 Ways US Chickens Are Murdered (tags)
They are run into chippers, dropped into eviscerators, crushed into paste, crushed on loading docks, die of thirst, of freezing, of baking, are smashed in tornados, strangled on farms, buried alive by bulldozers, dropped into streets, die of total abandonment neglect
Local Fights Against Austerity Are Growing Across the U.S. (tags)
Between sequestration, with its damaging impact on workers and the entire economy, and the billions of dollars in cuts to Social Security, Medicare and other necessary social programs that President Obama is pushing, it is evident that the economic policies of both major parties are not intended to promote a recovery for working people. You cannot lift up a nation’s economy while slashing away at its consumers’ pocketbooks. In order to justify their defiance of this elementary law, both Republicans and Democrats start talking the language of “austerity,” that is the notion that economic policy must be guided by reducing budgetary deficits first and foremost, and that workers exclusively must be made to pay the cost.
amiri baraka on democracy now! (tags)
On 40th Anniversary of Newark Rebellion, a Look Back at Historic Unrest that Changed the Nation