Reckoning With Labor Law’s Racist Roots

By Marina Multhaup, On Labor. -

The maintenance of the racist Southern plantation system was the driving force behind the “compromise” struck by President Roosevelt and the Southern Democrats to exclude agricultural laborers [...]

Police Budgets Are Ballooning As Social Programs Crumble

By Indigo Olivier, In These Times. -

Faced with mass teacher layoffs, deep cuts to education and social services, and a looming eviction crisis, police budgets across the nation remain absurdly high and have been largely insulated [...]

What Programs A 10% Cut In Military Spending Could Buy

By Gabe Murphy, East Bay Times. -

For millions of Californians, times are tough, and the future looks tougher still. So far, California has seen over 325,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 7,000 deaths. In the economic [...]

In Absence Of State Action, Organizers Help Homeless People During Pandemic

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, collectives sharing free food with the hungry were facing a sharp uptick in state repression. In Arizona, Tucson Police Park Safety warned the public that [...]

Budget Proposals Highlight Priorities Of Rich And Shameless

By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout. -

The Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal was a genuine masterpiece of cruelty. “President Trump’s 2018 budget contains the largest dollar cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income [...]

Basic Income Week: A ‘Safety Net For Life’

By Staff, www.basicincomeweek.org -

By Staff for Basic Income Week - We are facing multiple crises which threaten our lives as individuals as well as life as humankind as a whole. These crises - social, ecological and nancial - [...]

Spokes On The Anti-Austerity Wheel

By Shane Burley, www.roarmag.org -

If we want to envision an anti-austerity movement that can genuinely empower people, we will have to create one that moves beyond austerity altogether. The contraction of capital, the latest [...]