‘Radical Real Estate Law School’ Is In Session

By Natalie Orenstein, The Oaklandside. -

When Christine Hernandez saw an ad for something called the “Radical Real Estate Law School” in Oakland, she was intrigued. “I thought, radical? That’s me,” she said. “Real estate? I’m [...]

The Consequences Of Inequality Can Be Fatal

By Richard D. Wolff, Economy for All. -

The COVID-19 pandemic, inadequately contained by the U.S. system, savages Americans of middle and lower incomes and wealth markedly more than the rich. The rich buy better health care and diets, [...]

Yemen: A Torrent Of Suffering In A Time of Siege

By Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

In war-torn Yemen, the crimes pile up. Children who bear no responsibility for governance or warfare endure the punishment. In 2018, UNICEF said the war made Yemen a living hell for children. By [...]

Hiding In Plain Sight: The Poor People’s Justice Movement

By Belinda Davis, BlackAgenda Report.   -

PPEHRC, constituted by poor people organizing themselves, has been once again highly visible, in rising up against the radically increased precarity that COVID has visited on vast [...]

Chile: Night Of Fury To Demand The Withdrawal Of Pension Funds

By Telesur English. -

From Tuesday night until early Wednesday morning, Chilean citizens took to the streets to support a pension-related bill and protest against President Sebastian Piñera. Today the Lower [...]

United States: Record 47.2% Of Working-Age Without Jobs

By Shannon Jones, WSWS. -

According to newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) figures, 47.2 percent of working-age Americans were without work in May, the highest level recorded since the end of World War [...]

Class And Racial Inequalities In Police Killings

By Justin Feldman, People's Policy Project. -

“Police Killings in the US: Inequalities by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Position" examines the databases of police killings contain important demographic information like race, gender, and [...]

Over One Million People View Poor People’s Assembly And Moral March On Washington

By Sarah Anderson, Inequality.org. -

President Trump drew a smaller crowd than he expected for his rally this past Saturday, but that wasn’t the case for the Poor People’s Campaign. Well more than a million people viewed the [...]

The Police May Pull The Trigger, But It’s The System That Kills

By Richard E. Rubenstein, Transcend. -

Fifty years ago this year, I published my first book, entitled Rebels in Eden – an exploration of mass political violence in America focusing on the uprisings that had by then incinerated [...]

‘This Is Not What A Food Bank Was Designed To Do’

By Maya L. Kapoor, High Country News. -

“You have so many people that have been displaced from work, you have so many single moms with children at home, and you have so many isolated seniors, that the demand for services has just gone [...]

Poor Neighborhoods Are Only Getting Poorer

By Marie Patino, CityLab. -

The latest maps of coronavirus cases in the U.S. confirm much of what we already know about the economics of location: People in poor neighborhoods have it worse. Health care isn’t as accessible, [...]

Chris Hedges: The Treason Of The Ruling Class

By Chris Hedges, Scheer Post. -

The ruling elites no longer have legitimacy. They have destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state. What the Roman philosopher Cicero called a commonwealth, a res [...]

Mutual Aid In Public Housing Continues After Housing Authority Pushback

By Sarafina Harper, The Real News. -

In early April, Baltimore City’s Housing Authority threatened Reverend Annie Chambers with arrest and eviction for distributing food to her neighbors at Douglass Homes, citing a policy barring [...]

As The World Battles COVID-19, Greece’s War On Migrants Rages On

By Spyros Galinos, ROAR Magazine. -

For many years, a silent war has been waged along Europe’s borders, but this war has left the majority of the continent’s population seemingly untouched. This contrast has become even starker in [...]

Racial Health And Economic Disparities Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Sally Sim, Inequality. -

In Baltimore, like in the rest of the United States, Covid-19 exacerbates racial inequality and economic marginalization. The legacy of discrimination and the continued corruption and [...]