Striking Detroit Water Employee Workers

PRESS RELEASE   The Executive Board of AFSCME Local 207 has voted not to end the strike until there is an agreement from DWSD management that there will be amnesty for all of the 34 fired workers, and that there will be no retaliation against any other workers or union officers. The power of our […]

15 Playbook Strategies Corporatists and Conservatives Use to Strip Mine America and Erode Democracy

There is a playbook with a collection of tools and strategies conservatives use to erode democracy and strip mine the treasures, assets and strengths of the USA. They are almost always masked as changes aimed at serving democracy, the constitution, rights or capitalism. They are not separate. They are not coincidental. Naomi Klein described a […]

Fukushima: The Crisis Continues

By - John Reimann   The Fukushima-Dai-Ichi… (reactors) have generated some of the largest concentrations of radioactivity on the planet…85 times more Cesium-137 than Chernobyl. [Its release] would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it connect to the pugilistic debate over nuclear power plants. This is an issue […]

!5 Playbook Strategies Corporatists and Conservatives Use to Strip Mine America and Erode Democracy

There is a playbook with a collection of tools and strategies conservatives use to erode democracy and strip mine the treasures, assets and strengths of the USA. They are almost always masked as changes aimed at serving democracy, the constitution, rights or capitalism. They are not separate. They are not coincidental. Naomi Klein described a […]

Our Broken Government

In order for our government to work, the political parties  (in our case both) must believe in a common good.  They have different ways to get there, but they must, for the good of the country, be willing to compromise and work together to get there. The stakes are getting much higher.  The world is […]

Do You Want to Know How Corporatists Control Us?

If so, check out Radioactivity hosted by Rob Lorei on WMNF, one of the longest running non-corporate radio talk shows in a top 20, major U.S. metropolitan market, on Thursday, September 15, 2011 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Eastern time. Rob’s guests will include Anita Stewart, an activist who serves on a local board overseeing soil […]

THIEF IN THE LIVING ROOM

By Saul Landau A rogue elephant ravishes the American living room. But instead of stopping the criminal antics, the people and elected officials salute, praise and honor him, and keep him close to our hearts and wallets. The scoundrel’s name? The Defense Department. Thanks to clever PR teams, the media refers to its murderous and […]

Whatcha Gonna Do?

On or Off the Grid, buy Organic, Free range.  There was a program to help poor people buy fresh fruits and vegetables by using their EBT card at Farmer’s markets.  Big Oil is using ALL of the water destined for Kern County from the water project that was supposed to deliver drinking water from northern […]

Dumb and Dumber One Better

Here is one for you, a perfect example of trickle down economics.  In Greece, 60 % of the people do not pay their taxes.  Seventy–five percent said they did not have swimming pools until aerial photographs proved them wrong and they still do not pay taxes.  It also looks like they do not spend the […]