Solutions are possible. Much will depend on whether the political will can be mustered. That will depend on mass struggle.
In February of 2014, Senate Republicans blocked a $21 billion plan to build new VA clinics because they said it was too expensive.
There is no justification for attacks on individual police officers who have little or nothing to do with the policies that have created the dehumanizing of the lives of black people.
Nicknamed the "longshoreman philosopher," Eric Hoffer was the best-known working-class author and intellectual in postwar America.
I believe in charity, but it is no substitute for government resources and policies. That's why I urge people to support change agents.
Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954) was a fourteen-term Congressman from East Harlem.
We must defeat every right-wing politician on Election Day and elect a government that responds to the people's concerns around climate change, rather than denies it.
"Instead of competing against each other for precious donor dollars, the whole nation ought to join in a mass movement for universal health care."
In his farewell message while waiting for his death, President Allende explained what was happening: "Foreign capital and imperialism, united with reactionary elements, created the climate."
It's easy to feel you are being pressured against your instinct to accept a miserable marriage when listening to many economics pundits trying to be "upbeat" about the economy.