Readers’ views on climate struggles; labor struggles; racist politics; election contradictions; Modi’s Kristallnacht?; anti-abortion terror; rewriting history; and women and culture.
Google and Amazon workers rebelJanuary 21, 2020
Google and Amazon tech workers organize around the companies’ complicity in war, environmental destruction, and workplace safety.
North Carolinians protest anti-LGBTQ lawMay 7, 2016
North Carolina’s Queer community and their supporters agitate against the state’s anti-Transgender and anti-LGB legislation.
In-person report: North Carolinians protest extreme anti-LGBTQ lawMarch 31, 2016
Thousands take part in a wave of protests against North Carolina’s House Bill 2, one of the most anti-LGBTQ laws to ever hit the books in our country.
Locked out Minnesota musicians returnMarch 26, 2014
On Feb. 1, 2014, the Minnesota Orchestral Association [MOA] ended its lockout of striking union musicians. The lockout began on Oct. 1, 2012, the longest work stoppage in U.S. orchestra history. in a focus that would not have been possible without union and community solidarity, the Tea Party destruction of nonprofits everywhere in Minnesota and in the U.S.
Hyper-‘gentrification’March 5, 2014
Displacement of lower income people in San Francisco has entered a new stage because of the massive expansion of Silicon Valley and massive real estate speculation.
Rampant U.S. surveillance slouches toward totalitarianismFebruary 6, 2014
So overwhelming has been the past year’s flow of revelations about the U.S. government’s spying on virtually everyone that even President Obama’s hand-picked review panel had to acknowledge it. Though noting the potential for abuse of the state’s mountains of covertly gathered data, nowhere does the report by Obama insiders grapple with the question of just what sort of totalitarian instrument the militarized top secret government has become.