"The problems with the spill - will they ever end?" asked one worker.
Except for the fact that he did not enjoy the renown of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, Lavietes' story is just as inspiring.
Four organizers and activists were honored at this year's awards event sponsored by the People's World.
"You are not born with it, you are taught racism; let's look for a cure to racism just as we seek cures to other diseases."
Native Americans and others from throughout the state commemorated the life of the great Cherokee war chief, Dragging Canoe, with a celebration.
As many present-day American citizens of Mexican and Indigenous ancestry like to say, "We didn't cross the border, the border crossed us."
The U.S. is the top arms peddler in the world, its weapons sales to other countries far surpassing others, the Congressional Research Service reported last month.
Mailing dildos instead of throwing grenades represents a different kind of politics. It counters hate, anger, and violence by making love instead of waging war.
"If we don't tell our own story it will not be told."