Eviction Moratorium Expired, Millions Face Homelessness
After a half-hearted attempt to extend the eviction moratorium failed, the House of Representatives left for summer vacation.
Coup in Tunisia: Not What the Arab Spring Revolutionaries Had in Mind
In response to widespread protests of economic instability and a poorly handled pandemic response, Tunisian President Kais Saied consolidated power on Sunday by suspending parliament and dismissing the prime minister.
Apologies Are Not Enough: Residential Schools and the Fight for Indigenous Rights
Less than a month after the uncovering of 215 unmarked graves of indigenous children at Kamloops Indian Residential School, another harrowing discovery revealed an additional 751 graves at the site of the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.
With Fire and Laser Beams, Palestinian Youth Resist New Settlements in the West Bank
Palestinian youth continue their fierce resistance in the wake of the Israeli occupation forces’ recent murders of child protestors. The ongoing demonstrations in the West Bank village of Beita should signal to the world that the youth are not willing to accept the destruction, displacement, and confiscation of their land and lives.
Capitalist Urban Planning Makes the Case for Socialism
Progressive politicians talk about “community control” of housing and transportation. It is never real.
Lessons of the 1934 Textile Strike: Their Relevance for Today
In the 1930s, hundreds of thousands of U.S. textile workers took advantage of new legislation and joined unions in an industry that had been facing economic hardship even before the Great Depression. Exploitative working conditions in the South led to one of the largest labor strikes in U.S. history --- one that suffered a bitter defeat. The story and its lessons deserve to be told.