Monday, April 23, 2018
In November 1933, less than a year after Hitler assumed power in Berlin, a 47-year-old socialist writer on Vienna’s leading economics weekly was advised by his publisher that it was too risky to keep him on the staff. It...
"We need a media that covers power, not covers for power." Can you really tell the difference between mainstream media channels when they all basically cover Trump nonstop? Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, was featured in a video for AJ+, a...
AMY GOODMAN: In 2012, the University of California reached a $1 million settlement with 21 protesters who were pepper-sprayed. Earlier this month, The Sacramento Bee reported that the UC Davis, University of California, Davis, paid consultants $175,000 to improve...
Angus Burgin revisits Friedrich Hayek’s Mont Pelerin Society in The Great Persuasion. This past June, just after the summer solstice, a group of economists and political philosophers gathered on one of the Galápagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador, to...
Allah has clearly indicated the significance of public policy and just administration in His Book. Some obvious examples are the story of Yusuf A.S., whom Allah elevated to be a minister in charge of the food-stores of Egypt. And,...
September 21, 2009 The year 1934 marked a turning point for the working-class struggle during the Great Depression, with three strikes in three cities--Toledo, San Francisco and Minneapolis--that showed workers could fight back and win. Clause 7(a) of the...
In 1945 or 1950, if you had seriously proposed any of the ideas and policies in today's standard neo-liberal toolkit, you would have been laughed off the stage at or sent off to the insane asylum. At least in...
The English Ten Hours’ Bill This 1850 article, written by Engels, provides a valuable insight to the early social and political struggles for workers and families confronted by the early industrialists. Source: MECW Volume 10, p. 288; Written: in March 1850; Signed: Frederick...
As someone who clearly remembers Angela Y. Davis’s Women, Race, and Class, I am skeptical that elite white women will do anything different to or for brown women, poor women, black women, queer people, and differently able-bodied women than would...
After the New York primary, which was both another testament to the strength of Generation Sanders—exit polls showed him with majorities of voters under forty-five and, as usual, big wins among the youngest—and a confirmation of Clinton’s tactical advantages...
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