Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 2 | Unemployment

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 2 | Unemployment

June 18, 2020

We take a look at what it means to be unemployed, while diving deeper into the impact unemployment can have on daily life.

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?

April 2, 2019

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram / IPS News.  To ensure public acceptability, some benefits accrue to many in the early stages of privatization in order to minimize public resistance. However, in the longer term, privatization tends to enrich a few but typically fails to deliver on its ostensible aims. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 2 2019 (IPS)…


January 2, 2014
On the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, immigration and labor activist David Bacon says that the trade agreement created Mexican billionaires, kept Mexican workers’ wages flat, destroyed US jobs – and revealed the need for worker solidarity across borders

US Unemployment Insurance

December 11, 2013
Most unemployed persons in US do not receive any insurance, while European countries and Japan offer higher benefit levels that last one to two years

Detroit's Bankruptcy

December 3, 2013
Some of the information provided in this interview was originally published in the 60- page report, “The Detroit Bankruptcy” authored by Wallace Turbeville, which can be downloaded from the “Demos” website:

Americans Living in Poverty

November 28, 2013
Highest increases of homeless children seen in states like North Carolina where austerity policies predominate

Breathless and Burdened

November 5, 2013
Investigative journalist Chris Hamby on coal miners quest for justice buried by law, medicine, and industry

Adjunct Professors Join National Fight for Better Pay and Benefits

October 23, 2013

Adjunct professors represent 75% of college instructors. This week, they are organizing events in 25 states.

Racism in Israel

October 19, 2013
About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants have faced intense persecution and have been branded as “infiltrators” by right-wing politicians and activists.