What do these two seemingly different events - the recent China trade deal and the Occupy movement - have in common?
In the wake of the police violence against Occupy Oakland, it's even more important for the 99% movement to employ non-violent tactics that will galvanize broad unity with the people of Oakland and nation.
Peoples have been arriving on the North American continent for thousands of years, over land bridges and across oceans, some on foot.
There is a way to end homelessness among veterans: move the money!
The 2011 North American Labor History Conference at Wayne State University covered a wide variety of topics which centered on the growing focus over both current and past struggles for equality and justice.
Painfully, the nation has watched, during the last 48 hours, as police departments in Oakland, Atlanta and elsewhere used excessive force against thousands of peaceful demonstrators.
The big-name Boston Consulting Group issued a report titled "Made in America Again: Why Manufacturing Will Return to the U.S." But the key word in the title is why.
The newest Audi ads note the country is really falling apart. "The roads are underfunded by $450 billion," says Audi. "With the right car, you may never notice." Subtle? No. Powerful?
Lack of demand, not government regulation, is the big problem with the economy.
As important as the troop withdrawal is what happens to them after they leave. Will they go now to Afghanistan? Will they serve in some other location abroad?