kaitlyn tikkun | The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance announced Oct. 1st that the NYC HIV/AIDS Services Administration will collect all post-rent income of HIV/AIDS welfare recipients, except for $330 a month. This goes into effect on Nov. 1st. Some 2,200 people are effected, including between 200 and 300 families. The New York City Aids Housing Network held a press conference on Tuesday as tenants and housing providers scramble to deal with the imminent crisis. more... 2 Comments
Modern Pitung | The borough I call home, the Bronx: How my mention of its name used to strike a mysterious sort of terror in the heart of the white man. A recent New York Times article suggests that the sense of terror at the dread phrase "The Bronx" has subsided. Only now I am the one having the sense of terror. more... 7 Comments
Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 29 minute radio program.
Joe Knollenberg | Bush White House officials secretly mocked evangelical leaders and their trailer trash followers
Martín Juárez | If these [Mexico City] agreements are imposed, it would signify the surrender of the Oaxaca commune to the state forces, in accordance with the program of the most class collaborationist sectors of the APPO leadership and of Section 22 of the Teachers Union. more... 0 Comments
R. Lee Free | WHY REALLY REALLY FREE MARKETS?
Well informed, poetic famous Writer | Community groups are outraged over a plan that would allow private schools
SFA | 1-2 Punch!
Fred Bergen | Faced with this situation, Working Class Emancipation calls for voting a "spoiled" ballot, by writing "Defeat US Imperialism in Iraq and Afghanistan" and "Full Citizenship Rights for All Immigrants" all over the ballot (or filling these slogans in as "write in candidates" if it is an electronic voting machine). We call on the workers and militant youth who want to see a working class revolutionary alternative on the ballot in the future to join us and help build the organization that can make this possible. more... 0 Comments
Nelson F. Nuñez Vergara | Ecuador will have presidential elections next month October 15, and election results can stimulate important political changes within the country and a significant effect in the region. According to the latest surveys, the two main candidates are, the leftist Rafael Correa (33%), and Social Democrat Leon Roldós (22%), most likely to continue on into a second round of voting. Electoral norms dictate that a winner gain over 40% of the electorate votes in addition to having a 10% lead over the next closest rival. Correa is presently close to reaching that goal. more... 0 Comments
keeley | What a jackass more... 18 Comments
Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents
Stephen Lendman | CONSERVATIVE THINK TANK WRITER SAVAGES HUGO CHAVEZ more... 0 Comments
Gregory A. Butler | The New York City District Council of Carpenters has imposed a $ 12.23/hr pay cut on carpenters in the residential sector. Most of these workers are Latino or Black immigrants - and most commercial carpenters happen to be American born Whites - so there's a racial angle to this sellout. more... 0 Comments
Gregory A. Butler | The Ironworkers Union has set up a segregated low-wage local for Mexican lathers in the south and west. This 21 state "local union", run by White officers, basically functions as a company union for low wage scab rebar contractors. more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | When Joe Tessone and his fellow Starbucks baristas walked into a pep rally with management at their store in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood in August, the bosses were ready.
Citizens Environmental Coalition | The Alliance for a Toxic Free Future (ATFF0 called today for candidates for state office in New York State to pledge to take action to reduce the threat to the public health and environment from exposure to unsafe chemicals. “ATFF represents New York State’s growing movement for environmental health and justice. We trust that those who claim to represent New Yorkers will gladly sign the pledge to protect our families, workers and environment. Recent developments in science and technology promise to move the chemical industry to a new green future. We need leadership from government and business to realize this promise,” said Prof. Steve Breyman, co-chair of the Board of Citizens’ Environmental Coalition.
Abuy nfubea | On October 12, the black community, African immigrants, in Spain and the Americas will
Fred Bergen | Throw out the union bureaucrats, betrayers of the workers!
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