San Cristóbal, Chiapas, April 13, 2017 “Migrants didn’t leave because they wanted to, but rather because they could no longer stay in their finca, better known as a country,” Subcomandante Moisés said this evening, upon reiterating his support to those who have emigrated to the United States, due to the poverty and violence in their […] […]
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By Carey Wedler Source: Anti-Media The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has inspired an unlikely partnership: a local militia group is coordinating with outspoken liberal filmmaker Michael Moore to demand accountability and clean water for residents. Moore, a Flint native who first gained notoriety for his his documentary on the…
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Raw Deal: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism are Screwing American Workers by Steven Hill St Martin’s Press (2015) Book Review Raw Deal is about all the creative ways Wall Street and Silicon Valley have invented to exploit American workers since the 2008 meltdown escalated the wholesale…
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(Kobanê) In a new interview with journalist Gulan Botan for JINHA, two YPJ commanders shared their thoughts on the recent push by the Forces of Democratic Syria (HSD) – of which the YPJ is a founding member – into the town of Tishrin west of the Euphrates. Both women,…
Originally posted on indy bay By Alex Darocy On January 2, community members in Watsonville picketed in front of the Mi Pueblo Food Center on Freedom Boulevard in support of the international boycott of Driscoll’s Berries. The headquarters of Driscoll’s Berries is located in Watsonville, and Mi Pueblo is a large chain supermarket that sells the […]
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I am a 38-year-old Black male from the city of Richmond, Virginia, who has been incarcerated at various prisons in the Virginia Department of Corrections for over 20 consecutive years. I am serving a 93-year prison sentence without the possibility of parole for my participation in a robbery that resulted…
Public transportation should be free to the public. People riding more bikes is a good thing and the way we think about transportation and its funding is completely backwards. Lets not forget that there are transit dependent folks and there are choice riders. Those who are physically or geographically unable to ride a bike or walk to work rely on public transportation and when funding and operation costs are dependent on the appeal to choice rider, the dependent suffer.
Metro blames bikeshare for lost passengers but bikeshare is just going to get bigger. -Washingtonian
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