Sanctions Are Imposed Poverty, Abroad and in the U.S.

March 13, 2020

Sanctions impose poverty on a country and cause suffering among its people. Why do people in the U.S. accept it?

The Homeless in Mortal Danger During Southwest Heatwave

The Homeless in Mortal Danger During Southwest Heatwave

August 28, 2019

In the first part of this series we looked into how heatwaves place outdoor workers at extreme risk, in temperatures for which the human body is not prepared. Part two takes a closer look at a group that is most affected by heatwaves: homeless people

Seattle Buckles Under Corporate Pressure, Repeals ‘Amazon Tax’ to Fight Homelessness

June 14, 2018

Socialist City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant says that as long as corporate Democrats run government, we should expect them to buckle under Amazon’s and Starbucks’ pressure

Dozens Greet Ben Carson in Baltimore to Decry his Cruel Cuts to Public Housing

June 29, 2017

Activists rallied in Baltimore to say the deep cuts to public housing proposed by Trump’s HUD Secretary Ben Carson will destabilize communities and hurt the city’s most vulnerable residents

Ratner: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Facilitating Israeli War Crimes

January 29, 2014

Michael Ratner: President Obama and New York mayor de Blasio’s statements in blanket support of Israel enables it’s violations of Palestinians’ rights

Americans Living in Poverty

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

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 19, 2013
Pt 4 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism

50 Children Killed and 450 Injured in Israeli Attack on Gaza

November 27, 2012

Jihan Hafiz in Gaza: As people dig out of the rubble, a Palestinian doctor says civilians were targeted by Israeli attack