Critics Show Up In Force To Save Prouty Garden!
Number/Número 26. February/Febrero 2016
Not so fast!
Number/Número 25. January/Enero 2016
Save the Prouty Garden
Number 24. December 2015
Steward Healthcare Clarifies Priorities
Número 24. Diciembre 2015
Salud con Justicia para Boston
Número 22. Octubre 2015
Las acciones hablan más fuerte que las palabras
En las últimas semanas ha crecido la lucha por tener una sociedad justa y saludable. Esto se ha demostrado en las acciones en que miles de personas han participado en el área de Boston.
Number 23. November 2015
Thank You, Councillor Yancey!
The fight for a just, healthy society has grown much more intense in recent weeks, as reflected in all the actions in which thousands in the Boston area have participated.
What Happened to the Labor Party? In 1996, thousands of trade unionists and activists decided to build an independent party. Why did the effort fail? Mark Dudzic & Derek Seidman, Jacobin, October 11, 2015 In the 1990s, hundreds of US labor activists came together to form the Labor Party. The initiative was the brainchild of Tony Mazzocchi, the passionate leader of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union (which, after two mergers, is today part of the United Steelworkers). ... What
Health Justice for Boston
Number 21. September 2015
Boston Celebrates Labor Day
Change Everything or Face A Global Katrina - Naomi Klein, This Changes Everything, August 28, 2015 For me, the road to This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate begins in a very specific time and place. The time was exactly ten years ago. The place was New Orleans, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The road in question was flooded and littered with bodies. Today I am posting, for the first time, the entire section on Hurricane Katrina from my last book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. ... [T]he same military equipment and contractors used against New Orleans’ Black residents have since been used to militarize police across the United States ... Change
How the Ruling Class Remade New Orleans - The language of social justice has been used to sell intensified neoliberalism in post-Katrina New Orleans. Thomas Jessen Adams, Jacobin, August 29, 2015 It’s one of those ironies that New Orleanians tend to especially appreciate. Today, on the tenth anniversary of the failure of the federally maintained levees, the keynote speaker at the annual Rising Tide Conference on the Future of New Orleans will be DeRay Mckesson. ... [B]ut before McKesson became an activist in that movement, he was a standard-bearer for Teach For America and the New Teacher Project ... How
Hurricane Katrina & Bernie Sanders: From Neoliberal Disaster to 'Political Revolution' There is only one presidential candidate who has consistently fought for the kinds of policies that New Orleans so desperately required prior to and during Katrina, and that it needs now more than ever. Adolph Reed Jr., Michael Francis & Steve Striffler, Common Dreams, August 30, 2015 The 10th anniversary of the devastation of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has been an occasion for reflection ... But the celebration can gloss important facts about the nature of the disaster and the limited nature of the recovery ... Hurricane