AOC casts House Dems’ sole vote against omnibus spending bill Bret Wilkins Common Dreams December 24, 2022
“The dramatic increase in DHS and ICE spending… cuts against the promises our party has made to immigrant communities across the country,” Ocasio-Cortez explained as the $1.7 trillion package passed the lower chamber Friday.
Organizers are rediscovering the power of song in movement building Paul Engler Truthout December 24, 2022
Organizers are learning how song culture strengthens the capacity to create social change.
University of California strike begins second week: “We need a society that works for everyone, not just the capitalists at the top” WSWS.org November 22, 2022
Staughton Lynd, historian and activist turned labor lawyer, dies at 92 Clay Risen New York Times November 18, 2022
After being blacklisted from academia for his antiwar activity, he became an organizer among steel workers in the industrial Midwest.
Ela Bhatt, advocate for women workers in India, dies at 89 Sameer Yasir New York Times November 6, 2022
The cooperative she founded has helped millions of women who had never before had a safety net. “They were,” she said, “the poorest among the poor.”
Journalists, under threat, need safe refuge through special emergency visas Gypsy Guillén Kaiser Inter Press Service October 18, 2022