"I paid my taxes. Why doesn't Bank of America?" ask citizens as they plan actions at 50 branches across the country

“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 […]

The Cheddar Rebellion is about all of us.

“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.

Detroit: Keith Johnson current 'manager' of the Detroit Federation of Teachers and Robert Bobb, Eli Broad 'shill' threaten to expel opposition

Oppositional candidate for DFT president, Steve Conn pictured in the middle Defend Public Education / Save Our Students will meet Saturday 4:30 pm at 19484 James Couzens 1. Hear first-hand reports about the Lansing protests, and perspectives and plans  to continue the fight, including the March 4 National Day of Action in Defense of Public Education, and […]

Right-Wing Hate on the Rise

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 […]

I am the Enemy: A Unionized Public Employee Speaks Back

I Am The Enemy By Michael I. Niman ArtVoice (etc.) 2/24/11 If you listen to any Wall Street banker, right-wing talk radio host, or Republican politician, I am the enemy. I am a public employee. Along with snow plow operators in Wisconsin, meat inspectors in Iowa, welfare fraud investigators in California, transit workers in Chicago, […]

Voces de la Frontera call for parents, students and community members to travel to Madison for statewide gathering in front of the Capitol to protect public education

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 […]

The Privatization and Attack on Public Education‏

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2011/02/25/the-privatization-of-public-education-in-america Please join us for a very important show on the state of Education in America. This show will cover the Charter school scam, attack on teachers’ unions, the For Profit University scam and a critical analysis of the Obama administration’s Race to the Top scheme. Public education continues under threat of being more and […]

CENSORED IN 1985: THE GREEN RIVER MURDER CASE

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 […]

Opinion By Ellen Bravo Feb. 23, 2011 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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 […]

Cairo, It’s Not a Revolution—Yet

There is much to shout about which is wonderful in the uprisings throughout North Africa and the Middle East. We should be joyful! The world is rumbling and shaking against oppressive rule; people’s misery has caused them to take to the streets. The masses of people are no longer passive. The vampire rulers in Washington […]