Newsletter – Greater Austerity Coming Unless We Act

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. As one of the world's richest nations, the US stands out for having the greatest wealth divide and high levels of poverty. Over the past 40 years, wages have [...]

University of New Haven & Saudi Police Make Strange Bedfellows

By Samayia Taylor, PopularResistance.org -

By Samayia Taylor for Popular Resistance. In the US, college students are just arriving on their campuses- some for the first time- ready to start the new academic year. They have a wide range of [...]

SCOTUS Is On The Verge Of Decimating Public-Sector Unions

By Shaun Richman, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Shaun Richman for In These Times - On Thursday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Janus vs. AFSCME, the case that will likely turn the entire public sector labor movement into a “right-to-work” [...]

U.S. Courts Taking Climate Change Seriously

By Robert M. Thorson, www.courant.com -

By Robert M. Thorson for Hartford Courant - Hallelujah! The third branch of the federal government, the appointed judicial branch, is finally getting serious about climate science. No longer can [...]

Nestlé Pays $200 A Year To Bottle Water Near Flint

By Jessica Glenzain, www.theguardian.com -

By Jessica Glenzain for The Guardian - While Flint battles a water crisis, just two hours away the beverage giant pumps almost 100,000 times what an average Michigan resident uses into plastic [...]

Historic Union Hill Community Threatened By Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Sammy DiDonato, www.unicornriot.ninja -

By Sammy DiDonato for Unicorn Riot - Dominion plans to build a large compressor station for the pipeline in Union Hill, a historic Black community founded by descendants of freed slaves in [...]

Protesters Confront Betsy DeVos At The Harvard Kennedy School

By Spencer Buell, www.bostonmagazine.com -

By Spencer Buell for Boston Daily - Protesters, some standing with their fists in the air and waving signs that included the words “white supremacist,” swarmed to greet Secretary of Education [...]

Disputed East Coast Pipeline Likely To Expand

By Sarah Rankin, www.usnews.com -

By Sarah Rankin for Associated Press - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of a disputed natural gas pipeline on the U.S. East Coast are considering a major expansion of the project into South [...]

Flag Idolatry Is A Pathology That Crushes Real American Values

By William Boardman, www.readersupportednews.org -

By William Boardman for Reader Supported News - The flag is a symbol, and there is no agreement as to what it actually symbolizes. By design, the flag’s thirteen stripes stand for the original 13 [...]

Armistice Day 99 Years On And The Need For Peace

By David Swanson, www.worldbeyondwar.org -

By David Swanson for World Beyond Wars - Believe it or not, November 11th was not made a holiday in order to celebrate war, support troops, cheer the 17th year of occupying Afghanistan, thank [...]

DOJ Seeking Info On 6,000 People Who ‘Liked’ Anti-Trump Facebook Page

By Alberto Luperon, www.lawnewz.com -

By Alberto Luperon for Law Newz - The ACLU-DC is trying to stop three search warrants that’d let the Department of Justice snoop around protesters’ Facebook accounts over Inauguration Day [...]

‘The Justice System In Its Current Form Destroys Families’

By Staff, www.blog.generationopportunity.org -

By Staff of Generation Opportunity - A year ago, Weldon Angelos was released from prison after serving nearly 13 years of a 55-year sentence. Today, he’s leading the movement for criminal justice [...]

3 Historical Native American Women You Might Not Know

By Dina Gilio-Whitaker, www.indiancountrymedianetwork.com -

By Dina Gilio-Whitaker for Indian Country Today - In the category of “famous Native American women,” everyone has heard of Pocahontas and Sacajawea. Both—but especially Pocahontas—have been [...]

What’s In A Name? Everything!

By Cindy Milstein, www.cbmilstein.com -

By Cindy Milstein. Michigan - On Tuesday, September 26, hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members interrupted a “debate” on whether to consider changing the name of a University [...]

Canceling NAFTA Could Be The Best Way Forward

By Lois Ross, www.rabble.ca -

By Lois Ross for Rabble. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you called the bully's bluff? As Liberal members of Parliament return to their seats in the House of Commons, they need to [...]