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The contagion of revolt spreads…Revolts everywhere! (tags)

The war metaphor in the Corona crisis (tags)

Instead of a positive elimination of conditions, a social regression could also occur: intensified competition in the fight for market share, "exclusive solidarity" (Klaus Dörre) in the fight for jobs and welfare benefits. Will governments master the crisis?

May Day Strikes! (tags)

Wildcat strikes by essential workers coalesce on May Day

Housing for All (tags)

Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential property and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are much lower than in Munich. The state must intervene since private developers cannot build affordable units

Concrete Dystopia (tags)

Capitalist conditions are characterized by the fact that there is no rationality in society as a whole that coordinates the interests of the many and the overall direction of social development.

What are the Alternatives to Neoliberal Globalization? (tags)

Capitalism seemed to have a more social or civilized face for a time. After Roosevelt's New Deal and the defeat of fascism, gradual development of the social state occurred in Europe. Unions were accepted. The rulers were forced to political and social concessions.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc (tags)

Washington Post reporters are to be commended for their tremendous investigative work in uncovering details of Donald Trump regime crimes. Their work is a separate issue from the record of Jeff Bezos

Social Policy as Social Infrastructure (tags)

Work and income must be uncoupled. In Germany, thanks to higher productivity and information technology, 30% more was produced from 1970-2010 with 30% fewer workers. Demonizing China will not resuscitate the Rust Belt. Social policy is crucial.

Book Review: "The New Bonapartists" (tags)

In the figure of Bonaparte, the state made itself independent over society at a time when the bourgeoisie lost the capacity to rule the nation and the working class had not yet gained that ability.

The October 1917 Revolution and Lenin (tags)

Contribution to the Discussion on the Centinnial of the October 1917 BolsheviK Revolution

Narcissism as a Subject Form of Capitalism (tags)

The narcissist knows only two states: the absolute sense of powerlessness and omnipotence fantasies. Socialization cannot be left to an unconscious process since society's values are increasingly dysfunctional.

Capitalism as Regressive Descent Society (tags)

The escalator is going down and no longer up as in the "social modern age." The social trend drives toward precariousness and the accompanying social descent. Social institutions and securities are being cleared away.

California won its first major battle over `sanctuary cities' (tags)

The judiciary can stop the wrecking-ball of Donald Trump!

Help Needed at Standing Rock (tags)

Lawyers and legal observers needed at StandingRock

Social Inequality in the Descent Society (tags)

The elevator effect is not true any more. This changed from the 1990s. People no longer move up together. A society of descent, precariousness and polarization has come ou9t of the society of social ascent. Ascents and descents have a collective and an individual dimension.

Non-Profits versus Profit Maximization (tags)

Cooperation and competition strengthen each other. Creating a non-profit or cooperative housing sector is the only remedy to gentrification and commodification as rental prices go through the roof. Housing often mutates from a human and social necessity to a speculative asset.

Economic Inequality Divides Economics and Society (tags)

An unequal distribution of income paralyzes the whole economy... Redistribution from top to bottom in a national economy ultimately depends on which social groups can enforce their interests more strongly.

Mistreating Refugees in Europe (tags)

refugees

Gaza: A Socioeconomic Dead Zone (tags)

Gaza

Famine Stalks Yemen (tags)

Yemen

Horrific Mistreatment of Migrants (tags)

migrants

Israel Conditions Palestinian Hunger Striker's Release on Accepting Forced Exile (tags)

Israel

Zoo Animals May Starve in Greece (tags)

Greece

US-Installed Ukrainian-Style "Democracy" (tags)

Ukraine

Jimmy Carter Calls Gaza Conditions "Intolerable" (tags)

Israel

Britain Imprisons Migrants (tags)

Britain

Growth, Prosperity and Quality of Life (tags)

"Our understanding of a modern economic and social system is strongly influenced by the phase between 1950 and 1975 when the social market economy was created and democracy was re-stabilized. Since then conditions have changed. New answers are necessary."

Growth Criticism and Social-Ecological Transformation (tags)

Unlike a chair, an idea can be shared by a whole people. Words can be like spears breaking frozen souls. (Kafka) Education is the great transformer (John Kenneth Galbraith). Economics as taught today is like brainwashing. (Ulrich Thielemann) Incentives to investing in the real economy are vital after the phase of credit- and bubble prosperity.

Obama's Demagoguery in Selma (tags)

Obama

10 Strategies of Manipulation Revisited (tags)

Sylvain Timsit shows how society is influenced and what information is deemed relevant. http://libyaagainstsuperpowermedia.org/2012/03/05/sylvain-timsit-ten-techniques-for-the-manipulation-of-public-opinion/

Ukraine: Central European Powder Keg (tags)

Ukraine

Obama's World (tags)

Obama

Ukraine: Waging War During Economic Crisis Conditions (tags)

Ukraine

Israel Attacks Gaza Border Areas (tags)

Israel

Albert Woodfox: 41 Years in Solitary Unjustly (tags)

police state

Biden in Ukraine (tags)

Ukraine

Kiev Imposes Economic Blockade on Donbas (tags)

Ukraine

Israel's Reign of Terror on Palestine (tags)

Israel

Hard Truths v. Obama Big Lies (tags)

Obama

America's Deplorable Afghanistan Legacy (tags)

Afghanistan

2008 Redux? (tags)

economy

Libya in Free Fall (tags)

Libya

Hard Truths on Ukraine MSM Suppress (tags)

Ukraine

Putin in St. Petersburg (tags)

Putin and Lavrov

Democracy Landslide in Eastern Ukraine (tags)

Ukraine

Putin's Diplomatic Gambit (tags)

Ukraine

America's Hidden Hunger Crisis (tags)

hunger

Stoking Confrontation with Russia (tags)

Ukraine

Confronting Russia and China Militarily (tags)

imperialism

Kiev Breaks Easter Truce (tags)

Ukraine

We're All Ukrainians Now (tags)

Ukraine

Ukrainians Denied Democracy (tags)

Ukraine

Willful Medical Negligence in Israeli Prisons (tags)

Israel

The revolte 2013 in brazil, repression and the struggle for an ongoing movement (tags)

Grown on the increasing social unjustice in the brazilian society, this june and july saw brazilians strongest and most ongoing spontaneous uprising and grassroot-movement in history against the current structures and conditions. One of the promoters for the growing of the protests was thereby the violent police forces, that showed even to middle-class protesting people, how the state protects against changes.

Obama's Fake Economic Recovery (tags)

class war

Homelessness in Winter Cold (tags)

class war

2014 Predictions (tags)

anti-war

Gaza's Humanitarian Crisis Deepens (tags)

Israel

Labor Laws Learned by Studying OUR Walmart #1 (tags)

I'm not a labor lawyer, so this article doesn't condone anything or give legal advice. You should double check everything here.

Ukraine Dodged a Bullet (tags)

Ukraine

Market Euphoria During Troubled Times (tags)

markets

Life in Occupied Gaza (tags)

Gaza

Is Capitalism at an End? (tags)

The capitalist system in its current form is no longer fit for today's world. The system that led us into crisis has long been ourdated. The brave new world of neoliberalism lies in ruin. Surveys show that a majuority of people regard capitalism as unjust and unsocial.

Modern Day Slavery in Qatar (tags)

Qatar

Iraq Today: America's Genocidal Legacy (tags)

Iraq

Fast Food Workers Win a Union…through Zoolidarity (tags)

Union members have watched in awe as fast food workers struck over the last year, calling for “$15 and a union.” Despite the slogan, however, the prevailing wisdom has been that union recognition isn’t really the goal; that’s too hard against giant employers insulated by a layer of franchises, with a part-time and transient workforce.

Violence, Instability, Torture and Deaths in Libya (tags)

Libya

Bernanke Stays the Course (tags)

Fed

Appalling Israeli Gulag Prison Conditions (tags)

Israel

Take action w/ Amnesty Intl: Compassionate Release for Herman Wallace of the Angola 3! (tags)

In response to the tragic news that Herman Wallace is terminally ill with cancer, Amnesty International has launched a campaign calling for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to immediately release Herman on humanitarian grounds. "After decades of cruel conditions and a conviction that continues to be challenged by the courts, he should be released immediately to his family so that he can be cared for humanely during his last months," says Tessa Murphy, USA campaigner, about Herman Wallace.

Slaughter of Proletarians in Bangladesh: Capitalism is the Assassin! (tags)

On April 24 "Rana Plaza" a 9-storey building in an industrial suburb of Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh (14 million), collapsed on about 3,500 workers (their number is not known precisely) working there. The building contained five textile factories, as well as a bank and many shops. The official present death toll is 1128, the number of injured is unknown. Most of the victims are women, who constitute 80 to 90% of the workforce in the Bangladeshi textile industry.

May Day against state and bosses (tags)

Solidarity with all those who fight against state and capitalist brutality, all those who fight for a society of equality - solidarity - freedom

The Bloom Is Off Gold (tags)

gold

America's Retirement Crisis (tags)

class war

To Feb 25 CA Hearing -Amnesty Intl: Proposed reforms will not alleviate the inhumanity... (tags)

Amnesty International has released a statement a few days before the California State Assembly Public Safety Committee hearing scheduled for 25 February. The hearing will review the reforms proposed by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) for the Security Housing Units (SHUs) and hear testimony from prison advocates, lawyers and family members.

More Economic Straight Talk (tags)

class war

Economic Straight Talk (tags)

class war

America's Deplorable State of the Union (tags)

class war

The Argument for Amnesty: An Immigration Policy That Works for All (tags)

Millions experience the repressive nature of the U.S. immigration system on a daily basis, lifting its need for reform to a level of urgency. And fixing this broken program is integral to building the unity among U.S. workers that is required to challenge corporate America’s attacks on our wages, rights, public social services, and living conditions.

Obama: Jobs Destroyer (tags)

jobs

Tim Geithner's Legacy of Shame (tags)

grand theft

Medical Neglect in Israeli Prisons (tags)

Israel

Institutionalized Inequality in America (tags)

class war

Netanyahu's Israel (tags)

Israel

Bangladesh Sweatshop Fire (tags)

class war

Israel's War on Palestine (tags)

Gaza

Let us celebrate the NDFP's Declaration on Children of the Philippines (tags)

The leadership and entire membership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), all Red commanders and fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA), people’s militias and revolutionary mass organizations welcome the issuance by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) of the Declaration and Program of Action for the Rights, Protection and Welfare of Children.

Greece: Profile of a Failed State (tags)

Greece

Israeli Commandos Electro-Torture Ship to Gaza Activists (tags)

Israel

Amnesty International Denounces Torture in California Prisons --Interview w/ Tessa Murphy (tags)

2 weeks after the release of Amnesty Intl’s new report on the use of prolonged solitary confinement inside California’s ‘Security Housing Units’ (SHUs), entitled "The Edge of Endurance," prisoners initiated another hunger strike, with 500 participants statewide. In this new interview, Tessa Murphy speaks about her visit to California SHUs and Amnesty's report based on the visit.

Cooked or Accurate US Employment Numbers? (tags)

class war

Bailout Fraud and Unaccountability (tags)

fraud

Fed Panic (tags)

class war

German High Court Capitulates to Bankers (tags)

class war

Irrational Draghi Exuberance (tags)

class war

Saving a Failed System (tags)

class war

Gov. Brown's peripheral canal increases salinity in delta (tags)

The peripheral canal/tunnel proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown would increase salinity in the delta by removing too much freshwater from the river. The entrance to the tunnel/canal is too far east and would remove freshwater from the Sacramento River without allowing it to enter the delta. Removal of fresh riverwater combined with increasing sea level as predicted by climate change spells doom for the delta.

Approaching Financial Abyss (tags)

class war

Warehouses, Workers & Wal-Mart (tags)

A group of workers for a warehouse that works exclusively for Wal-Mart invade the management offices with a list of demands that included crazy things like less dangerous conditions, hours that didn’t stretch from way before dark to way after dark, pay that met the legal definition of a wage and an end to global hunger (well, not really the last one—yet!).

Uphold and protect the rights of Filipino children (tags)

Let us celebrate the NDFP's Declaration on Children. The leadership and entire membership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), all Red commanders and fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA), people’s militias and revolutionary mass organizations welcome the issuance by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) of the Declaration and Program of Action for the Rights, Protection and Welfare of Children.

Dismal Jobs Report Reflects Economic Decline (tags)

class war

GLP 2012 Presidential Campaign; No Corporate Lobbyist Funding Allowed! (tags)

Green Liberty Party is a fusion party between the Greens and the Libertarians that provides an alternative to the current status quo of Republicans and Democrats that are both heavily under the infuence of corporate lobbyists. To alleviate the corporate lobbyist dependency the GLP will not accept any campaign contributions larger than 10.00 from any anonymous individuals, and no money from corporations or professional lobbyist groups.

Summit Fatigue (tags)

class war

Europe in Crisis (tags)

class war

Gaza Blockade's Fifth Anniversary (tags)

Gaza

Palestinian Hunger Strikes Continue (tags)

Israel

Crisis Economic Conditions (tags)

class war

Looming Economic Realities (tags)

class war

Violence-Wracked Honduras (tags)

police state

Bankers, Hear the Signals! (tags)

The people may freely elect their governors. But the game ends whenever they want to force a redistribution of social wealth-even if the economic system only functions with redistribution. Democracy is social action, not a gift or a state (of rest).

Jerusalem Day (tags)

Israel

Predatory Capitalism Failed (tags)

class war

America's Fiscal Cliff (tags)

class war

Gaza Gripped by Crisis (tags)

Gaza

America's Sham Economic Recovery (tags)

class war

Gaza: Isolated Under Siege (tags)

Gaza

Justice Before Efficiency (tags)

The market economy must be bound to the principles of a fully-developed civil society. More is involved than a belated redistribution. A citizen is basically a social being. To overcome feudalism, precedence must be given to human- and civil rights over the power based on property.

The New Normal: Economic Weakness and Decline (tags)

class war

Ongoing Global Economic Crisis (tags)

class war

Haiti: Two Years Later (tags)

Haiti

ACTION ALERT: Transfer Mumia Abu-Jamal to General Population! (tags)

Last month, following the Philadelphia DA's decision to not hold a new sentencing hearing, Mumia Abu-Jamal was transferred to SCI Mahanoy, in Frackville, PA, where he as since been held in "Administrative Custody." His present conditions are actually worse than they were on death row at SCI Greene. Please join us in our call for Mumia to be immediately transferred into general population.

Crisis Conditions Grip Eurozone (tags)

class war

Global Economic Tremors (tags)

class war

Europe in Disarray (tags)

class war

Wrecking Europe to Fix It (tags)

class war

Eurozone Bailout Deal: Hold the Cheers (tags)

class war

Haitian Suffering Under Imperial Occupation (tags)

Haiti

Performance-Oriented Society and Basic Income (tags)

The acquisition and accumulation of wealth are based on many natural and social conditions. Many societies and generations worked so today's possibilities of acquisition exist. The so-called performance justice is often only a veil for great injustices.

Economic Tremors (tags)

economy

Troubled Eurozone Finance Capital (tags)

economy

Obama's Depression (tags)

economy

15 Years of Giving Voice to Women and Transgender Prisoners in California (tags)

An interview with Diana Block, Pam Faden, and Dierdre Wilson --three members of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, which is celebrating its 15th year with an event in SF on Friday Oct. 14.

Palestinians Protest Israeli Prison Hell (tags)

Palestine

Imploding Bubble Economies (tags)

economy

The Capitalism of Hopelessness (tags)

The capitalism of hopelessness is a capitalism where the enemy is lost, where capitalism can no longer fulfill its promise of prosperity for the people as in the 1960s and where capitalism neutralizes all utopian energy and alternatives. Public jobs must be created in the emergency.

Bear Country (tags)

economy

Economic End Times (tags)

class war

California Prison Crisis Sparks Statewide Hunger Strike --interview w/ Critical Resistance (tags)

We discuss the recent statewide hunger strike initiated by prisoners at Pelican Bay State Prison. The strike is put in context, alongside a statewide grassroots movement calling for cuts in prison spending to address California?s budget crisis, and a recent US Supreme Court ruling that calls for the reduction of California state prisoners by at least 30,000, in response to overcrowding.

US-Style Free Trade's Dark Side (tags)

exploitation

Brutally Isolating Detainees in Israeli Prisons (tags)

lawlessness

The Great Unravelling (tags)

financial terrorism

Israel Toughening Conditions for Palestinian Detainees (tags)

repression

Global Economic Crisis Deepening (tags)

Depression

2010 State Department Human Rights Report on Haiti (tags)

repression

Causes and Consequences of the Financial Crisis (tags)

The neoliberal restructuring and globalization of capitalism has led to states becoming the spoils of financial capital. The neoliberal program is enforced with the help of states. Governments only react to the conditions set by the economically powerful. This is the end of politics.

El Salvador's Sweatshop Economy (tags)

sweatshops

Salah Hamouri: One of Thousands of Israeli Political Prisoners (tags)

lawlessness

Israel's Barbaric Solitary Confinement (tags)

same as torture

More on Haiti's Raging Cholera, Electoral Fraud and Deportations (tags)

exploiting Haiti

Afghans: Victimized by Conflict, Occupation, Extreme Deprivation and Genocide (tags)

relentless imperial wars

Shin Bet Mistreatment of Palestinian Detainees (tags)

detainees are tortured and abused

Earthquake Stricken Haitians Victimized by World Indifference (tags)

Haitians are slowly starving

Lawless Arrests, Detentions and Torture in Iraq (tags)

ongoing war crimes in Iraq

BTL:New Transitional Federal Law Provides Health Insurance to Patients with Pre-existing C (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Palestinian Detainee Abuse During Operation Cast Lead (tags)

clear evidence of Israeli war crimes

Misery and Despair Plague Haitians (tags)

endless Haitian misery

Horrific Conditions in Los Angeles County Jail (tags)

the same ongoing across America

Imprisoning Palestinian Women (tags)

Israel treats men, women and children the same way

Haiti Post-Quake: Devastation, Depravation, Exploitation and Oppression (tags)

Haitians keep suffering under America's boot

Death panel’s employees (tags)

Should not look for or find pre existing conditions that will kill Americans as it is now illegal to do so.

Global Sweatshop Wage Slavery (tags)

Worker exploitation in America and globally

American Genocides: Is Haiti Next? (tags)

Planned genocide may now be ongoing

'Making Cents: Life Below the Bottom Rung' (tags)

A new series of oil paintings examining the daily existence of people making a living in the worst working conditions in the global economy.

Confronting Human Rights Abuses in US Prisons --an interview with Bret Grote of HRC/Fed Up (tags)

Bret Grote is an investigator and organizer with Human Rights Coalition/Fed Up!, a prisoner rights/prison abolitionist organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. HRC/Fed Up! is documenting human rights abuses in Pennsylvania prisons, and using this documentation to fight back. For more information: http://www.thomasmertoncenter.org/fedup/

Funding Sweatshops Globally (tags)

Brutal labor exploitation

Every Tenant Has One (tags)

If you find an electrocuted rat in your kitchen stove, odds are that your landlord has breached the implied warranty of habitability in your lease. What if he won’t fix the problem? What can you do?

Growing Poverty and Despair in America (tags)

what the dominant media won't tell you

One Nation, Two National Economies (tags)

Max Fraad Wolff is an Economist in NYC,

We Fight Capitalism, Not the Crisis of Capitalism (tags)

Capitalism is a social system, not a natural law. Capitalism has proven it cannot end wars, prevent crises or make possible a good life for all people. Instead of solidarity, the capitalist social system teaches us envy and egoism. Now those who privatized the state cry for state bailout packages.

"The Open Internet is in Danger" (tags)

The IT-branch is part of the solution. The best solution is balance or eco-social equalization. The Finnish constellation produces the greatest prosperity. Higher prosperity arises out of a state of balance, not under Brazilianization conditions.

BRIIC (with Iran) (tags)

Obama wants to kill three rabbits with a wallop: to isolate Iran, to reduce the space for the Brazilian economical growth and to preserve the leadership of the potency financially ruined.

Complaints of Unsanitary Conditions at U.S. Owned Pig Farm in Mexico (tags)

Mexican villagers and employees had complained about pollution, and unsanitary conditions to managers at a pig farm co-owned by U.S. company

Three Men Turned Over to Immigration Officials After Fatal Crash (tags)

Facing deportation without hearing, according to USICE

Guantanamo Under Obama (tags)

Obama proving no different from Bush

Modern Slavery in America (tags)

Slavery thrives in America. Only its form has changed.

Statement of Solidarity for Filipino Workers of Hanjin Subic bay (tags)

We, the Filipino American community in the United States and their allies express our militant solidarity with Hanjin Shipyard workers in their struggle to unionize and thus end their deplorable working conditions which has led to at least 24 deaths. In January of this year, two more were killed while just as February began, 24 were hurt when a bus carrying workers to the shipyard overturned. We are appalled at the slow response of the Philippine Senate and the Executive branch and their failure to act on the continuing fatal accidents and deaths of workers at Hanjin Shipbuilding.

US Discriminatory Immigration Policy Toward Haitians (tags)

Washington bashes Haiti.

CAPITALIST CATASTROPHE AND PROLETARIAN STRUGGLES (tags)

Hi fellows, here is the very first draft translation in English of the first pages of our last review in French "Communisme" N°60. Sorry for the language but improvements will come later. Meanwhile, have a good reading and we are waiting for your comments and critics...

LETTER OF SOLIDARITY TO HANJIN WORKERS IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

We, the Filipino American community in the United States and their allies express our militant solidarity with Hanjin Shipyard workers in their struggle to unionize and thus end their deplorable working conditions which has led to at least 24 deaths. In January of this year, two more were killed while just as February began, 24 were hurt when a bus carrying workers to the shipyard overturned. We are appalled at the slow response of the Philippine Senate and the Executive branch and their failure to act on the continuing fatal accidents and deaths of workers at Hanjin Shipbuilding. While we hold Hanjin, a South Korean transnational corporation employing 15,000 workers in the Philippines, directly accountable for the extremely unacceptable living and working conditions of Filipino workers, we equally hold the Philippine government complicit for acting against the country's national interests and against Filipino workers interests. We demand that the Philippine Government compel the Hanjin Shipyard company to clean up the docks and work areas, ensure worker safety, enforce environmental laws and provide just wages and benefits to Filipino workers.

STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY FOR HANJIN WORKERS (tags)

We, the Filipino American community in the United States and their allies express our militant solidarity with Hanjin Shipyard workers in their struggle to unionize and thus end their deplorable working conditions which has led to at least 24 deaths. In January of this year, two more were killed while just as February began, 24 were hurt when a bus carrying workers to the shipyard overturned. We are appalled at the slow response of the Philippine Senate and the Executive branch and their failure to act on the continuing fatal accidents and deaths of workers at Hanjin Shipbuilding.

Racism in Italy. The hunt has begun (tags)

Increased incidents of racism and xenophobia, some of them characterized by unprecedented violence"

MILF SETS CONDITIONS FOR PEACE TALKS (tags)

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has set its conditions for the resumption of the GRP-MILF Peace talks in the coming new year-2009. The AJLPP sources learned that based on the an earlier decision by the MILF Central Committee and Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, issued the statement on December 26, 2008. Murad said the MILF is “open to resume the ‘collapsed’ or stalled” peace negotiations with the Philippine government.

The Persecution of Syed Fahad Hashmi (tags)

Muslim persecution continues

Criticism of Consumerism and Criticism of Capitalism (tags)

With the striking climate change, the "western lifestyle" has come into crisis. Our consumption is more environmentally-friendly but we simultaneously consume more and more so the environment is hardly relieved. Necessary social framing conditions are faded out.

addressing the global crisis (tags)

The evidence in support of these predictions has now begun to accumulate so massively that meteorologists are hard-pressed to keep up with it.

24 Hour Fitness Terminates Member Who Speaks Up About Poor Conditions at Club on Pico Blvd (tags)

24 Hour Fitness terminates member who reports poor conditions. Poor conditions continue despite additional input and cancellations from other members.

For an Unconditional Basic Income (tags)

Martin Luther King called us to a radical revolution of values, from a thing-oriented to a person-oriented society. Like community centers, a basic income could have multiplier effects. The price of oil rose three-fold in four years. Lifestyles and priorities must change for an open future.

National Petition to End Sweatshops and Slavery in the Fields (tags)

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) - an organization of low-wage workers based in Immokalee, Florida - has launched a national petition campaign to demand that Burger King and other food industry leaders work with the CIW to improve the wages & working conditions of the workers who pick their tomatoes, and join with the CIW in an industry-wide effort to eliminate modern-day slavery & human rights abuses from Florida's fields.

Human Rights Violations in Israel and Palestine (tags)

Violations in Israel and Palestine

USC Students Present University with 'College With(out) a Conscience Award' (tags)

USC Students to Put on Mock Award Show in Protest of Sweatshop Conditions in USC Apparel Factories

CEO Salaries and the Minimum Wage (tags)

"After the fall of the Berlin Wall, capitalism let its mask fall. Capitalism did not have to be social any more since socialism did not exist any longer as a counter-movement..Most economic leaders act irresponsibly today toward Europe's people and the future."

Socialists Blast Corporate Media on Presidential Debates (tags)

In recent days, ABC in a debate of the candidates excluded Dennis Kucinich from participating in the national television debate of the Democrats while including Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. ABC-Disney is the same outfit that is seeking to destroy the lives and living conditions of the striking writers of the Writers Guild of America. These media monopolies are again showing their true colors.

Greece: Simultaneous protests outside prisons in 8 cities (tags)

Anarchists against prisons

Reforms and the System Question (tags)

According to Marxist perspectives, capitalism develops with crises and ruptures. Possibilities of revolutionary social upheavals open up in these crises. The old wisdom of the Fordist age that cars cannot buy cars has lost all value to the elites.

Money for Firefighting & Prevention; Not for War (tags)

The World Socialist Website has 2 excllent articles providing the details of the Southern California fire crisis and their relation to the neglect of our domestic needs in favor of war profiteering.

African Development Projects Call for Solidarity, Not Charity (tags)

The All African People's Development and Empowerment Project is an African-led, communitiy based iniative, building electrical, water purification and other types of infrastructure throughout the African world. The project envisions improved conditions, sustainability and true economic independence for African people.

The Future of Work-driven Society (tags)

When less and less time needs to be spent working for a living in Western industrialised countries, this partial freedom of gainful occupation is increasingly becoming a problem for those dismissed. The vision of working less and living longer is a utopia that is also realistic.

"Capitalism is not the solution" (tags)

Attac turns against the unjust sides of globalization. We need the contagious power of the ideas of freedom, justice and equality. The last European revolution in 1989 succeeded despite dictatorial conditions.

Do We Need a New Social System? (tags)

Only half of all employees today (in Germany) enjoy the old standard job.. The erosion of normal working conditions has been underway since the middle of the 1970s.. The basic income is the answer to the precariousness of working conditions.

Women, please be patient - still (tags)

I posit the radical notion that the denial of rights and oppression of women is equally important as the denial of rights and the oppression of any other group in a society. Underlying this notion is that women ARE those other groups and one cannot separate them out from “the rest of the population” seeking a better life.

Neoliberal Rule as Trauma (tags)

With the absolutizing of profit maximization, the neoliberal elites ruthlessly dehumanize workers by reducing them to a cost factor to be lowered.

Thousands of Construction & Farm Workers Live in Hovels in Coachella Valley (tags)

The "Harvest of Shame" 1960 TV documentary program has been updated with the same horrifying conditions for the people who harvest our food and build and repair our homes, while they have almost no food and no homes, right here in filthy rich USA.

The Tasks of the Immigrant Workers’ Movement: For a working class program! (tags)

As we approach the first anniversary of the immigrant worker mega-marches, the struggle for our rights continues. We defeated the Sensenbrenner bill, and yet the attacks on the families of undocumented workers have intensified. Dozens of raids, the limitation of habeas corpus, the militarization of the border, “no-match” letters, and other attacks on our class must be met with a decisive response! We need a clear program of struggle that can lead us to victory – to full amnesty and equal rights for all immigrant workers and their families.

Tundra Disappearing At Rapid Rate (tags)

It's like it waited until conditions were just right and then it decided to get up and run, not just walk.".....This sets up a "positive feedback," the same process that is associated with the rapidly decaying Arctic ice cap.

ACLU Challenges Illegal Detention of Immigrant Children Held in Prison-Like Conditions (tags)

Written by ACLU Press Release Tuesday, 06 March 2007 ACLU Challenges Illegal Detention of Immigrant Children Held in Prison-Like Conditions (3/6/2007) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: media@aclu.org This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it Lawsuits Ask That Children and Their Families be Released From Texas Facility Under Appropriate and Humane Supervision AUSTIN, TX - The American Civil Liberties Union today filed lawsuits on behalf of ten immigrant children, challenging their illegal detention at the T. Don Hutto facility in Taylor, Texas.

Chinese multinationals and globalization: insights on global business and politics (tags)

gain insights on China and globalization

Mt. Hood Tragedy - Is Bourgeois Press Causing Belief in Rescue Miracles? (tags)

Little has been said about the wisdom of their decision to attempt to scale one of the tallest mountains in the Cascade Range during the worst time of the year for such an adventure. I realize that the families of the victims are holding out hope that their loved ones will be found to have survived the hellish conditions they encountered this week; I do not wish to add to their suffering by publishing this article. It is in the interest of preventing the loss of lives in the future that I present this piece, as my research into this tragedy has turned up some very interesting information regarding the quality of information available to the public regarding weather conditions in the region, and the facilities available to those who attempt to scale these very dangerous peaks.

Exploitation and Precarity (tags)

The exclusion processes are actually the result of radicalized capital exploitation strategies.. In the last two decades capital has learned that low-wage zones can be enforced when the collapse zones are intimidatingly present.

4 more years of war in Iraq? (tags)

Good news for those wacky billionaries for Bush

Building Bridges Radio: Protesting The Killing Floor At Smithfield Hams (tags)

WBAI's Building Bridges; Your Community and Labor Reports brings you this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW

Gaza Clashes: The Struggle for Palestine's Soul (tags)

Do Israel and the United States not understand this? Or maybe, like serial felons who cannot de diverted from the path of crime, they are simply incapable of changing their ways.

Rosemead City Council Sneaks Wal-Mart In (tags)

This letter was sent out a few days ago. It shows the contempt the Rosemead City Council has for its residents, to sneak a controversial proposal onto the agenda, after the opponents have left. Authored by Zebra.

Fight British Criminalisation of Irish Republican Political Prisoners! (tags)

Irish Republican Political Prisoners Protest

Irish Prison Protest Begins (tags)

On Monday 19th June Republican Prisoners Of War (POW's) began a protest action in Maghaberry, this is the first in a series of protests planned by Republican POW’s in the gaol. POW’s are making clear that they will not accept the sub standard conditions on the segregated wing, they will not be criminalised nor will they be intimidated or coerced by the petty restrictions being imposed by prison screws to make the day to day life in the gaol for POW’s more difficult. Political Status Now!

Down with Senate Bill 2611! (tags)

In recent months millions of immigrants have been in the streets protesting the vicious attacks that Bush and Congress are preparing to legislate against them, while local governments also formulate attacks. Behind this reactionary onslaught is the fact that the capitalists want immigrant labor, but they want it without rights so that they can more profitably exploit it. They know that without the same rights as other workers the immigrant workers have little chance in effectively resisting the rotten wages and conditions they impose on them. And they know that lack of rights makes it very difficult for immigrant workers to actively support and participate in strikes and other struggles of the "legal" U.S. workers.

The implications of the immigrant demonstrations for the class struggle in America (tags)

The demonstrations, strikes and boycotts by immigrant workers in cities across the United States are an indication of a sharpening of the class struggle, both in the US and internationally. Literally millions took to the streets May 1 in cities from Los Angeles to New York, Miami to Seattle and scores of towns in between. This mass protest movement, which has been building since March, is without precedent in both its size and its national scope.

Precarious of the World! (tags)

May Day is a response to the crisis of traditional union representation. The loss in influence and fighting strength of the unions has its cause in the changed working conditions in so-called post-Fordism. The eight-hour day is increasingly replaced.

The End of Security (tags)

The state has a social nature and isn't only a security and power state. If the state is reduced to a trough or waterboy for capital, the class compromise is dissolved and justice becomes an abstraction. Neoliberal myths legitimate the growing precariousness

SEP candidate in California: Extend full rights to all immigrants! (tags)

The following is a statement issue by John Burton, SEP candidate for Congress, 29th District of California During the past week, millions of immigrants, documented and undocumented, have taken to the streets throughout the country to demonstrate their opposition to the punitive and repressive anti-immigrant legislation being debated by the US Congress. Thousands of students, outraged by the injustices being perpetrated against their parents, friends, relatives and neighbors, have walked out of their schools and marched in support of immigrants’ democratic rights. As a socialist candidate for the US House of Representatives, I support the full extension of democratic rights to all immigrants, regardless of how they entered the country.

POVERTY ERADICATION (tags)

POVERTY ERADICATION By Ruby BIRD Rabinouchette@aol.com Arab Countries To improve people’s skills facilitation their entry into emloyment sectors through integrated capacity building schemes (programs on social skills, human rights and business skills). Were noticed increased illiteracy, high school dropouts, gender gaps, and school graduates with limited life skills. For example : series of direct training workshops for poor and deprives youth have been held in Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon and Palestinian Camps. Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal Poverty undoubtedly has a women’s face. Two third of the world’s poor live in this region. The majority being women, two third of them are of schoolage. To help them to acquire appropriate technology-related knowledge and skills in order to help opening them the door to more job opportunities and increasing their status in the society. Girls and young women in those societies are a particular vulnerable group. Often, rights to Education & Training, Decent Work & Benefits of Science are denied to poor girls. Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan The highest concentration of the world’s poorest population, mostly having a female face. Need to break the poverty cycle of women in this region. Seek to demonstrate that it is opportune to focus on vulnerable adolescent girls caught in the process of pauperisation, it is crucial to go beyond the narrow perspective of considering them only as « people with needs ». Their rights have to be defended for the well being of all. To emphasize Education & Microfinance, Science, Communication & Information as well as Monitoring & Evaluation. Those components are closely inter-related. Central Asia & Afghanistan Continental climate with extremes of heat and cold, wet and dry. The region is prone to earthquakes. It is urgent to revive the traditional skills needed on the one hand to preserve the cultural heritage sites and on the other to build ecologically sound houses and public buildings affordable by all, including the poorest rural populations. To promote the right to good housing and living conditions affordable to all sections of the population and adapted to the climate. To promote the right to a substainable environment by using energy efficient construction and renewable energies. To promote the right to good health by avoiding harmful modern construction materials and promoting natural materials. Latin America To improve the lives of artisan and small-scale mining communities in the fragile ecosystems of latin America. The common factor is often the predominance of vulnerable social groups and widespread poverty. Artisanak ans small-scale mining largely depends on local ans sub-regional economic links. One of the most prinicpal objective is to improve social, economics and technical conditions, to reduce the environmental impact and poverty. To focus on Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Mining can cause environmental damages, to support the right to a healthy environment by improving methodologies for the biodiversity protection. By trying to diminish people’s health risks, we support the Universal Declaration of Human Rights « Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of works and to protection against unemployment ». Young and female migrants in China and Mongolia The integration of migrant workers in the urban social and economic fabric through services including training in life and basic skils, vocational training, career counselling, family planning, health & rights awareness. The targeted group is young female migrants who suffer from double denial of human rights & double discrimination as female and as to promote migrants rights in the national, regional & local governements through : - advocacy on the ratified international treaties - legal assistance activities - capacity building for officials - awareness raising activities ans at preparing recommendations for new laws and regulations on working & living conditions of migrants. Exploitative migration of women and children in Africa Poverty is one of the main explanatory factors of human trafficking. This is a modern form of slavery. To fight against poverty by eradicating human trafficking, espacially that of women & children in Africa. To organize awareness campaigns adapted to local cultures. Poverty, an extreme discrimination is combined with gender discrimination & lack of education. The fight against human trafficking is organized around : - the right to formal education & informal education wich empowers potential victims against human trafickers - right to health which is often lacking in trafficked victims, especially the one involved in sexual exploitation - right to a decent work for removed from the modern form of degrading slavery that human trafficking represents - right to security & justice, especially for the trafficked victims who try to escape from the human traffickers - right to non-discrimination, gender & minority discriminations being factors of vulnerability vis-à-vis human trafficking. Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Benin To integrate a human rights approach in order to faster strategies & policies in the fight against poverty in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal). The reinforcement of human security & the respect for the human rights of local populations (particularly women). Civil society actors & representatives of programms, funds & specialiszed agencies of the United Nations are regularly invited for meeting within the framework of projects. UNESCO & the Millenium Development Goals (MDG’s) - Goal 1 : Eradicate extremen poverty & hunger - Goal 2 : Achieve universal primary education - Goal 3 : Promote gender equality & empower women - Goal 4 : Reduce child mortality - Goal 5 : Improve maternal health - Goal 6 : Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria & other diseases - Goal 7 : Ensure environmental sustainability - Goal 8 : Develop a global partnership for Development. Arab Countries To improve people’s skills facilitation their entry into emloyment sectors through integrated capacity building schemes (programs on social skills, human rights and business skills). Were noticed increased illiteracy, high school dropouts, gender gaps, and school graduates with limited life skills. For example : series of direct training workshops for poor and deprives youth have been held in Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon and Palestinian Camps.

Labor Rights Activists Picket in Garment District (tags)

LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2006 – The colorful Santee Alley in the downtown fashion district where small storeowners compete for business and shoppers hunt for bargains is always a lively scene on weekends. But, this weekend it got a little more lively as activists for workers rights picketed one of the small shops on Santee Alley.

The Land Needs a New Vision (tags)

In capitalism, production is for the market instead of for satisfying needs..The postulate `Work as cheap as possible and at the worst possible conditions' leadsus back to the 19h century. We are far removed today from the watchword More Time for Living and Loving'.

No Work instead of Precarious Work (tags)

After the fall of the New Economy, flexibility, individualization and outsourcing are obviously threats not promises and mean nothing but poverty and precarious working conditions.

Mexico admits anti-immigrant stance (tags)

MEXICO CITY – Mexico's federal Human Rights Commission acknowledged yesterday that the country mistreats many immigrants – mainly Central Americans – and uses some of the same methods on them that it opposes in the United States.

The South is Bled White (tags)

Since the Asian crisis and the 1980s, we have had massive net capital flows from the South to the North. The South is systematically bled white under the present conditions of the world economy.

Can the State Save Us from Work? (tags)

Whenever more profits are produced with fewer and fewer workers, income should be separated from work. Every citizen should automatically receive a part of the money cake to buy goods produced without his help and find his or her own fujlfillment.

The Social Contract and God's Reign (tags)

The truth will set us free but the truth is a process, not a cudgel. Discovering the Bible in the Bible, the kerygma or proclamation of Jesus, is vital to disarm the literalists, Litera-lism can repress mystery, uncertainty, diversity, engagement and interdependence,

On the Theological Foundations of Religious Socialism (tags)

Under today's conditions, the option for a life in abundance for all people necessitates preserving the natural foundations of life.. God's reign has a transcendental dimension that Jesus compares with a treasure in a field.

The Fat Years are Over (tags)

Hardly anyone today dares financing the social state by cutting the armament budget.. The fat years are over! Three cheers for dis-possession! Expropriation instead of representation!

Stop the WTO Negotiations! Save Jobs! (tags)

After ten years under the WTO, unemployment has increased everywhere in the world..Many transnational businesses try to distance themselves from responsibility for working conditions by outsourcing work.. Joy to the world, not only to the superrich!

Protest to Tell Levi's to Respect Worker's Rights! (tags)

What: Join Sweatshop Watch in a festive holiday protest to demand that Levi’s take responsibility for violations of labor rights. When: Saturday, December 17, 2005; 11am sharp-12noon (meet at 10:30am outside of the store) Where: CA Levi’s Store on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade 1409 3rd Street Promenade (near Santa Monica Boulevard) Santa Monica, CA 90401

Humane Freedom and the Free Market (tags)

"MOre free market is a social-political program involving a redistribution of power and money - in favor of a few special interests of the already rich and powerful.."

Infamous Slumlord Violates Probation (tags)

Infamous Convicted Slumlord, Monica Hujazi, who pled no contest to 10 violations of the Los Angeles County building health and saftety codes, last year, and is serving 3 years probation for those violations, is up to her old tricks again. Monica Helena Hujazi, 44, puportedly owns a slum empire in excess of 80 tennement style buildings, mostly in the San Francisco Bay area. She is expanding her empire by investing in dilapadated slum type buildings in the Los Angeles area as well. However, residents in Los Angeles are aware of Mrs. Hujazi's tactics and are organizing and fighting back in what can only be called a mass renters revolt. Her latest debacle, a old art deco apartment building, of 3 stories and 72 units, is litterally rotting to the ground. Despite the deplorable condition perpetuated on the low income renters of the Hollywood Area of Los Angeles, her rents are constantly escalating, in gross violation of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance of Los Angeles. A small, one room bachelors apartment at the Alexandria Court Apartments, now costs on or about $1,000.00 per month, and a one bedroom upwards of $1,400.00. She markets her building as a "luxury" apartment, by installing granite coutertops, marble flooring in the bathrooms, and new plumbing fixtures. But these efforts are only cosemetic, she does not renovate the buildings structural, plumbing, electrical, heating, or any other renovations at all. These tennants live in conditions reminescent of the slum tenements of New York, at the begining of the 19th century, complete with rats, mice, cock roaches, fleas, ticks, spiders, and other guests of her apartmets. The residents at the Alexandria building, now lovingly refer to thier home as the "Hujazi Hilton".

Beginning the Discussion on Goals and Strategy - SCAF (LA) (tags)

Beginning the discussion on Goals and Strategy [and structure] -- Southern California Anarchist Federation (Los Angeles Chapter)

Policing the Poor amidst Flood Disaster (tags)

The official response to Louisiana's flood disaster has been dominated by policing the state's poor black population while thousands more are still waiting to be rescued.

Capitalism Criticism: Inexorable Struggle for Survival (tags)

"The civilized foundation of cooperative human life is furtively undermined by the capitalist form of organizing society.. Rational objectives often capsize into social irrationa-lity.. Unemployment is a form of violence.."

Malnutrition in Africa #1 Killer (tags)

Malnutrition mimics the symptoms of "AIDS", yet improving diet is not as profitable as selling pharmaceutical products like AZT believed to "cure" AIDS..

BTL:Neoliberal Conditions Attached to G8 Debt Relief Plan for... (tags)

...Poor Nations Exacerbate Poverty ~ Interview with Bill Fletcher, president of Trans Africa Forum, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Screwing Future Retirees...Again (tags)

Having failed to kill off Social Security with private accounts, conservatives in Congress are now trying to render it useless by raising the retirement age further—this time to 69. That may be okay for a Wall Street lawyer who runs half-marathons and spends two hours in the gym, but for the average American worker bee, employers have by that point pretty much ruined her or his health and body. Some “reform.” ----------------

Venezuela: The Revolution Will Be Televised! (tags)

TACO BELL BOYCOTT IS OVER. CIW WORKERS WON MAJOR VICTORIES!!!! (tags)

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Glatt Market Immigrant Workers Struggle for Justice After Tolerating Sweatshop Conditions (tags)

Grocery workers working in the Pico-Robertson at Glatt Market were often paid less than minimum wage and not paid overtime or given adequate breaks. Recently, their store burnt down, and not they are demanding justice from their employer along with community members and anti-capitalist activists.

The Other Rage: Post-Traumatic Embitterment Disorder (tags)

Embitterment is a compound emotion that includes despair, aggression against one-self, against another person, hopelessness and mental blocks. Embitterment is a far wider emotion than depression or fear. Embitterment seizes everything.

Building Bridges Radio: Wal-Mart's Template & Attorney General Gonzales? (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report brings you this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW

Globalization and the Social State (tags)

The economy exists for people, not vice versa. The economy needs a framework offering orientation to economic actors and showing the limits of the tolerable. This framework is not a limitation of freedom but the necessary condition for success..

Symbiosis as a Basic Principle of Evolution (tags)

Human life is inseparably embedded in the great metabolic cycles of animate nature.. A humanity that cancels this symbiosis and destroys natural resources seals its own destruction. Perhaps we could be matriots, not patriots.

Beyond State and Paid Labor (tags)

"Basic security is the positive answer to the crisis of the capitalist work society. The far-reaching uncoupling of labor and income contradicts essential premises of the capitalist exploitation logic and contains a dynamic that points beyond the system.."

Social Collapse through Privatization (tags)

"A view of the person underlying the reforms should be opposed by the peace movement: the person as an isolated being competing unscrupulously for better living conditions in a state that sees its task more in establishing peace from above.."

Greece: Olympic Games must not lead to a trade off of security for human rights (tags)

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE

UCLA Students on Day Three of Hunger Strike (tags)

Students at UCLA are on hunger strike until UCLA decides to honor its strict code of conduct and stops doing business with Taco Bell!

Garment Workers–Demonstration Against Forever 21 & Sweatshops (tags)

In front of the Santa Monica Mall, Saturday May 29th between 3 PM and 4 PM more than 50 garment workers protested against Forever 21 labor practices and sweatshops. Below find 13 pictures, a 70 seconds video, and the content of a Garment Worker Center’s flyer.

Primates locked in cages 4 pharma profit (tags)

Written about primate research lab in UC Davis, same concept of pharmaceutical corporation sponsored propaganda applies to primate/animal research elsewhere..

Cuba Requests Probe of Human Rights Violations at US Naval Base (tags)

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Abnaa el Balad leaders on Hunger strike in Israeli Prison (tags)

Abnaa el Balad Movement

CIW March to Taco Bell (tags)

Day 1 of the 3 day long trek from East LA to Taco Bell headquarters in Irvine.

Demonstrations at Two Santa Cruz Taco Bells in Solidarity with CIW (tags)

On February 27, at least 300 people took part in demonstrations focusing on the sweatshop conditions in the Florida fields where Taco Bell's tomatoes are picked. People rallied at the Mission St. Taco Bell before marching through parts of Santa Cruz and on to the Laurel St. Taco Bell.

Bush's Immigrant Trap (tags)

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The Relevance of Marxism (tags)

Some predictions Marx made during his analysis of capitalism that have proved to be accurate and one that has yet to come to pass.

Massive Farmworker Actions in early March (tags)

the Coalition of Immokalee Workers is coming to LA March 2-5 as part of its 2004 Taco Bell Truth Tour!

Poverty in America (tags)

From Robert Rector and Kirk Johnson

American Freak Show (tags)

8 questions while the sappy hysterical euphoria dazzle all their mind

Slave Labor Conditions in Florida Agriculture (tags)

The Palm Beach Post dropped another bomb in the ongoing drama of sweatshop and slavery conditions in agriculture. The CIW, organizers of the Taco Bell boycott comment.

Exodus from Growth (tags)

"Growth, prosperity, free trade, liberal world economy and international division of labor are all ideologically charged terms. They re-flect veiled interests more than a search for truth. The starting-point for an alternative econmics is an ideology-critical position."

Air quality on I-5 corridor (tags)

The Interstate 5 corridor through the Rogue, Sacramento and San Joaqin Valley causes air quality issues compounded by sprawling cities from Medford, Redding and Sacramento south to LA..

'AIDS TEST' Tyranny (tags)

Taking a useless test that simply 'tests' for harmless antigens to a 'virus' that has never been isolated, never been shown to be infectious and never even shown to exist, can be a jail or death sentence. DON'T EVER TEST!

On the Human Right to Laziness (tags)

"Paul Lafargue spoke satirically about the first sinister acceleration thrusts of early industry: "All individual and social misery comes from a passion for work. O laziness, be merciful with your endless misery!: O laziness, you are the balm for the pains!"

Lessons of the Irag War (tags)

Irag War

AIDS is a category, not an illness (tags)

From the book "What If Everything You Thought You Knew About AIDS Was Wrong?"

Can Taco Bell's Guarantee that Forced Labor Did Not Pick the Tomatoes in its Chalupas? (tags)

A note from CIW on Day 8 of the Farmworkers' Hunger Strike outside Taco Bell world Headquarters in Irvine, CA

Democratic Socialism: A Transformational Project (tags)

Democratic socialism as a transformational process could remedy the social coldness and ecological blindness of neoliberalism and its total absolute market. This article is translated from the German in: Utopie kreativ 2000.

BOYCOTT TACO BELL ! HUNGER STRIKE BEGINS FEB 24! (tags)

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CAPITALSIM OR ANARCHISM (tags)

THE SOLUTION REVOLUTION

The Flexible Person (tags)

Hundreds of millions of people are forced to work migration between countries and continents.. People are transformed into socially uprooted vagabonds of markets..Flexibility means ..more output and more stress for less money. From German

The Deceptive Memory (tags)

There is no “past,” “present” or “future”! What is really happening is that we are constantly undergoing “a change of condition.” Apparently we are “being deceived” by those “impressions of the previous conditions” that have remained imprinted as our memories.

The Deceptive Memory (tags)

There is no “past,” “present” or “future”! What is really happening is that we are constantly undergoing “a change of condition.” Apparently we are “being deceived” by those “impressions of the previous conditions” that have remained imprinted as our memories.

The Deceptive Memory (tags)

There is no “past,” “present” or “future”! What is really happening is that we are constantly undergoing “a change of condition.” Apparently we are “being deceived” by those “previous conditions” that have remained imprinted as our memories.

Sweatshops and Imperialism (tags)

The conditions in Third World sweatshops and the relationship between sweatshops and imperialism.

The Flexible Person: Critical Psychology and Fitness Training (tags)

With athletic and medical metaphors, persons even in nursery school are urged to fitness training. Under globalization, societies find themsevles in positional competition. National chances are set against the global threat. Trans.from German

How Aircraft Can Be Caused to Crash In Conditions Of Low Ceiling/Visibility (tags)

Not A theory on the Wellstone crash per se, just some thought-provoking facts.

5 deaths of longshore workers prove hazardous conditions (tags)

There have been 5 deaths of longshore workers this year on the docks, demonstrating the hazardous working conditions. The World Socialist Website provides one perspective on what is to be done.

Dykes vs Costa Mesa (tags)

Recently anti-globilization protesters complained of mistreatment in Costa Mesa. Now Lesbian activists may have trouble of their own with that Orange County city.

Israel's Obstruction of S.A Humanitarian Aid To Palestine a Political Issue (tags)

Israeli Government deliberately prevented from delivering life saving humanitarian aid to Palestinians, besieged under Israeli occupation and 18 hour curfews.

MAY DAY - Pacifica Matters - a culture for democracy (tags)

Does Pacifica Matter? What is going on at KPFK? What is all this talk abuot democratizing the network?

Detailed Report on Sunday's Forever 21 Demo on Santa Monica Promenade (tags)

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) joined forces with local Garment Workers on Sunday Night in a spectacular demonstration on Santa Monica's third street promanade; specifically protesting exploitative textile manufacturer Forever 21, but also calling for an end to all economic injustice.

ART & ACTIVISM OPEN DIALOG (tags)

An open dialogue supporting the exhibition: "Invisible... From Angel Island To The Underground Economy" Saturday, January 26, 2002, from 7 pm to 9 pm, at The Avenue 50 Studio.

RIOT AT MOJAVE DESERT PRISON (tags)

Over 300 inmates rise up with hand-made weapons. The prison, designed to hold 2,000 prisoners, currently holds over 4,000.

Dan La Botz Teaches About Mexican Maquiladoras (tags)

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Urgent Appeal for Legal Funds (tags)

Activists who came out to the Philly streets to make their voices heard, to demand a response to the issues of police brutality, the criminal injustice system, and the brutal effects of corporate globalization are being met with inhumane and torturous conditions in Philly jails and prisons.

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