“I paid my taxes. Why doesn’t Bank of America?” ask citizens as they plan actions at 50 branches across the country New Nationwide Effort to Make Corporate Tax Dodgers Pay Up Protests in more than 50 cities, including Washington, D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago Groups of citizens in more than 50 cities […]
“We need to live within our means,” I hear people say. And I always wonder, why can’t rich people live within their means? Their means are really great. They could actually make do with a lot less than their current means, and still have nice yachts and summer villas and trips to Bermuda or wherever the hell rich people go.
Yesterday, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released their spring 2011, Intelligence Report. Since the 80’s, SPLC began counting hate groups. For the first time, the organization has counted over 1000 hate groups, up from 932 in 2009. Since 2000, there has been a 66% increase in hate groups. According to the SPLC, “All hate […]
Voces de la Frontera is Wisconsin’s leading immigrant rights group - a grassroots organization that believes power comes from below and that people can overcome injustice to build a better world. They are organizing a a trip for parents and their children to Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday the 26th in an effort to support public […]
CENSORED IN 1985: THE GREEN RIVER MURDER CASE There are some serial murders, like the Hillside Strangler, the Atlanta Murders, and the Night Stalker, that attract nationwide media coverage and generate massive public outrage. There are others, like the Green River Murder Case, that don’t. The Green River Case is an on-going, unsolved (at this […]
Ellen Bravo is executive director of Family Values @ Work Consortium, a network of 15 state coalitions working for policies that value families. My older son did magic shows as a kid. He learned early on that the key to fooling the audience was a steady stream of patter and something to draw their attention […]