‘Ten Year Plan’ Will Destroy The Postal Service; Why We Must Save It

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The current US Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, and the head of the Board of Governors, Ron Bloom, launched a ten year plan that will slow mail service and raise prices. This is the final blow to [...]

Thousands March In Puerto Rico, Outraged Over Power Outages

By The Hindu. -

More than 4,000 people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico marched on October 15 to decry how the lack of electricity has affected their health, work and [...]

‘Business Improvement Districts’ Privatize Policing Of Public Space

By Tyler Walicek, Truthout. -

Woven into the municipal fabric of the U.S. is a little-known mechanism of privatization and corporate control: the Business Improvement District (BID). In hundreds of urban centers, invisible [...]

‘Fire DeJoy’ Demand Intensifies As 10-Year Plan To Sabotage Postal Service Takes Effect

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

Defenders of the U.S. Postal Service are urgently renewing their calls for the ouster of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as his 10-year plan to overhaul the cherished government institution is set [...]

Berliners Vote On Expropriating Housing From Powerful Landlords

By Progressive International. -

Most international coverage of the German elections is focused on who will replace Angela Merkel after her 16-year term as chancellor ends, but for everyday Berliners, just having the resources [...]

Rally To Save The Public Post Office: Dump DeJoy And Bounce Bloom

By Chuck Zlatkin, Popular Resistance. -

Thursday, September 23, 2021, in front of Brookfield Asset Management's NYC office, 250 Vesey Street, the Rally to Save the Public Post Office: Dump DeJoy & Bounce Bloom was loud and [...]

Tenants Call For Public Housing Boss To Be Bounced

By Zion DeCoteau, The Indypendent. -

New York City - “Get Russ out!” public-housing tenants from around the city chanted outside the New York City Housing Authority headquarters in Lower Manhattan June 9, demanding the ouster of [...]

Puerto Rican Workers: No Peace If Energy Is Privatized

By  Worker's World. -

Union organizations today warned Governor Pedro Pierluisi and the Financial Oversight and Management Board that they will paralyze the country if the LUMA Energy contract — that increases rates, [...]

Puerto Rican Unions To Hold Biggest National Strike Since 2019

By Maryam Alaniz, Left Voice. -

Workers in Puerto Rico are planning a national strike and demonstrations today in response to the recent privatization of the island’s power system. These are the biggest strikes on the island [...]

New York City: Closed Door Negotiations Could Privatize Workers’ Medicare

By Paul Becker, Portside. -

A hush-hush operation between New York City and the Municipal Labor Council (MLC) to essentially privatize the health care coverage for thousands of retirees has exploded into public view in the [...]

The Self Determination Of Native Americans Hinges On This Supreme Court Case

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

A case brought before the United States Supreme Court by three Native American women, who have been representing themselves, may decide the future of the 1975 Indian Self Determination Act. [...]

Chicago Eliminates Another Arne Duncan Initiative

By Diane Ravitch, Diane Ravitch's Blog. -

While Arne Duncan was superintendent of schools in Chicago, he received over $10 million from the Gates Foundation to begin “turning around” low-performing schools. He supported the creation of [...]

I’m Still Here, Though My Country’s Gone West

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

A full generation has elapsed since the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) collapsed in late 1991. Two years earlier, in 1989, the communist states of Eastern Europe dissolved, with the [...]

Farmers Block Expressway In Indian State Of Haryana To Protest Against Farm Laws

By Priya Yadav, Sputnik News. -

Hundreds of farmers from across India have been camping out Delhi's borders for the past four months to protest against newly introduced agricultural laws by the federal government. While the [...]

All Health Is Public Health

By Tinashe Goronga, Dana Brown and Siddhartha Mehta, Progressive International. -

For decades, we have been sold a myth of private health. It is a myth that our health is largely a product of individual choices and personal responsibilities. It is a myth that our healthcare is [...]