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text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Urge Congress to Pass Healthcare Laws as Debt Crisis Looms by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Archbishop Roberto González and Bible Society head Reverend Heriberto Martínez are asking Congress to pass child tax benefit and healthcare recommendations made by a bipartisan Congressional task force....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:55PM
text For a Positive Narrative of the Left by Michael Brie
Whether the dislocations and cyclical crises since 2008 will lead to its final farewell is a question that drives parts of the middle-class and not only the left. There is wide agreement that the capitalism as we know it will not exist anymore within a few years...Two irreversible consequences of the growth-driven and goods-producing production method are manifest: the resources of the planet are plundered and capital exploitation hits its limits....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:53AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions by Greg Williams
"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
text The recent 'Insurgent Notes' conference in New York City by Alexander Selkirk
The people behind the ostensibly ultra-left Marxist web site 'Insurgent Notes' recently hosted a conference in New York City. The following was originally written in response to an account of this conference by a Trotskyist group on the U.S. Mid-Atlantic seaboard....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:13PM
text NLG Sacramento Alert: CHP Recommending Charges for Antifa at Capitol Nazi Rally Last June by NLG-Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee has reported that 106 people are facing charges from the Nazi/antifa rally at the capitol this past June. Prosecutors will consider 514 misdemeanor and 68 felony charges involving 106 people, with charges ranging from unlawful assembly to assault with a deadly weapon....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 10:50PM
text Puerto Rico Requests Continued Debt Lawsuit Protection by Greg
Puerto Rico's Governor is asking Congress to extend protections against debt lawsuits as the island charts a path for economic recovery....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 8:22AM
text Humanity, Routines & Laws of Nature by Betshy X0
Is contemporary society designed to dance with the natural flow of the universe?...
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 7:32AM
text The Will to Intervene by Alexander Selkirk
The final document in the upcoming book ´Subversion in Capitalist America: A User´s Manual...
Posted: Thu Mar 2, 2017 6:51AM
text A Public Bank for Oakland: An Idea Whose Time is Coming. by JP Massar
Public banks are financial institutions owned by the people through their representative governments at city, county or state levels. Public banks differ from private banks in that they are mandated to serve the public interest....
Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:52AM
text The day Berkeley declared that hate speech is not free speech by Lynda Carson
The February 1st scheduled speaking event on campus with the fascist Milo Yiannopoulous of Breitbart was cancelled. The protesters then proclaimed it was a victory!...
Posted: Sat Feb 4, 2017 11:00PM
text What Milo and the Alt-Right get wrong about the Free Speech Movement by Anonymous
A speaking event by Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley was cancelled last night after a protest erupted outside the Student Union. Yiannopoulos was scheduled to appear at the Pauley Ballroom, inside the building. Milo and his supporters have claimed that the protest and the cancellation was counter to the values of Free Speech. The Alt-Right have tried to identify their movement as an extension, or modern incarnation, of the Free Speech movement. Milo's supporters have invoked Mario Savio's...
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:45PM
text House Repeals Dodd-Frank Transparency Provision; Senate Prepares to Vote by Friday by Greg
The US House of Representatives repealed a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector by a vote of 235-187....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 2:45PM
text House Poised to Repeal Global Anti-Corruption Measure; Senate Action to Follow by Greg
Within the next 24 hours, the US House of Representatives could repeal a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:39AM
text Oversight Board Meets as Puerto Rico Crisis Deepens by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's "control" board meets January 28 as the island's financial crisis deepens. In a January 18 letter, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico noted that the island can likely only afford to pay approximately 20% of the debt payments it owes over the next three years....
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:01PM
text A Long View of Trumpistan's Prospects by DLi
Despite its inflammatory but reactionary policy pronouncements in the first week of the rogue regime of Donald Trump, keener and progressive observers should take the long view of the U.S Electoral College's essential coup d'etat that has turned the North American republic into a new Trumpistan....
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:22AM
text Congress Could Repeal Bipartisan Anti-Corruption Measure by Greg Williams
Congress could repeal a bipartisan anti-corruption measure aimed at promoting transparency in the oil, gas and mining sector. The bipartisan "Cardin-Lugar amendment" to the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act requires oil and mining companies to publish payments they make to foreign governments....
Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:33PM
text Israel is no Democracy: A letter to Jimmy Panetta by Sheila Carrillo
A letter I sent to Jimmy Panetta regarding his his recent vote for HR 11, the non-binding resolution opposing UN sanctions of Israel. I filled my letter with eye witness information from my recent trip to Palestine to try to explain the subterfuge around the claim that Israel is a Democracy....
Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:32PM
text No call for a "Peaceful Transition" to a multi-polar world? by DLi
In stark contrast to the bi-partisan call for a "Peaceful Transition"--by both Corporate-bin-Laden parties' top hacks--to inaugurate the new Trump regime, there was complete silence when it came to the foreign(read, Imperialist)policy of the United States, toward the rest of the world in 2017 and beyond....
Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 2:22AM
text Seven Years After Devastating Earthquake, Haiti Struggles with Debt ‎and Hurricane Matthew by Greg
Haiti's debt approaches $2 billion dollars as it recovers from Hurricane Matthew and remembers the devastating earthquake that shattered the country seven years ago....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:48AM
text Obama's Platitudes can't whitewash his despicable legacy by DLi
With a nauseating overuse of platitudes, POTUS 44 Obama tried hard to prettify his 8 years of sad and disappointing "legacy" in his Farewell Speech on Tuesday. But any objective look at this WHO(White House Occupier)tenure would rate his sickening administration with a "D" grade......
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:27AM