Neoliberalism’s Children Rise Up To Demand Justice In Chile And The World

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, Commondreams.org -

Uprisings against the corrupt, generation-long dominance of neoliberal “center-right” and “center-left” governments that benefit the wealthy and multinational corporations at the expense of [...]

Nearly Unanimous: 187 Nations Call For The End To US Blockade Of Cuba

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

New York - For the 28th time the UN member states call to lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States. To Cuba. With 187 votes in favor, the United [...]

Chilean Opposition Demands Referendum To Solve Crisis

By Aldo Anfossi,  La Jornada, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Three opposition parties —Radical, Democracy, and Socialist— demanded that the Sebastian Piñera Administration call for a constituent referendum as a starting point to find a solution to the [...]

Rochester Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Police Accountability Board

By Staff, Rochestercitynewspaper.com -

City of Rochester voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the creation of Police Accountability Board, setting the stage for a legal challenge from the union representing city police. Whether [...]

Union Cab Of Madison 40 Years On

By John McNamara, Geo.coop -

I joined Union Cab when I was 24 and left when I was 50. Including two leaves of absence, I spent 25 years, 11 months, and 13 days as a voting member of Union Cab. I still own non-voting stock [...]

Vote Yes: A Historic CUNY Labor Contract

By Luke Elliott-Negri, Gotham Gazette -

Adjuncts across the country have been organizing in recent years, at universities like Tufts, George Washington, and many more. They are fighting for better pay, job security, benefits, and other [...]

Economic Development Department Directed To Create A Worker Co-op Pilot Program

By Annelies Lottmann, Acba.coop -

The Austin Cooperative Business Association announces a big win for cooperatives in Central Texas, as the Austin City Council passes an express directive to the Economic Development Department to [...]

Group Wins Landmark Case Against Super PACs In Alaska

By  Jacob Wolinsky, Valuewalk.com -

Today, in a historic ruling, the non-profit group Equal Citizens obtained a judicial ruling that, for the first time since Citizens United, could restore limits on donations to Super PACs and [...]

Another Look At The Federal Reserve’s Panic In September 2019 And Solutions To The Crisis

By Eric Toussaint, Cadtm.org -

You may recall that from 17 September 2019, the United States Federal Reserve injected massive amounts of liquidity into banks due to a quite abnormal situation on the repo market [1]. [...]

Largest Sentence Commutation In US History: Nearly 500 Inmates Walk Free After Oklahoma Voters Demand Reform

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

Oklahoma voters' approval of a referendum in 2016 allowed for nearly 500 inmates to walk free on Monday from the state's massive prison system—the largest single-day commutation in U.S. history. [...]

Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

By Steve Dubb, Nonprofitquarterly.org -

So began remarks made by Dr. Shirley Sherrod, a cofounder of the nation’s first community land trust, New Communities Inc., to hundreds of people who gathered under a giant air-conditioned tent [...]

How A Public Bank Could Free S.F.’s Money From Wall Street

By Ida Mojadad, Sfweekly.com -

Of all the vivid characters in Hustlers, from Jennifer Lopez’s magnetic Ramona to Cardi B portraying her own lived experience, the 2008 financial crash is the one that will be familiar to most [...]

Fighting Apartheid By Taking Ownership Of Land And Time

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News -

For decades, low wage work and exploitive housing policies have reigned supreme in Baltimore. Today there are tremendous disparities in wealth and health outcomes and a lack of access to [...]

Rethinking U.S. Election Law

By Erica Frazier, Portside.org -

The United States has come to a political crossroads. Few Americans have favourable opinions of Congress. There is not a single third-party member of Congress, though there is widespread support [...]

A Radical Break With The Status Quo Is The Most Sensible Path Forward

By Diliff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

“Today, it is quite clear that only a radical break with the past will deliver us from the post-crisis malaise and the climate crisis that has emerged alongside it. … A public banking system must [...]