It is the lack of political prospects, and the smothering of any attempt at freedom and fair economic opportunity, that lead to extremist violence in the first place
Is it so impossible to marry great purpose to a lived ordinariness?
Landlords behaving badly
States consistently fail to subject themselves to binding mechanisms for the enjoyment of human rights, labor protections, and for the protection of the environment
By tax policy and by cuts in social spending, the Garcia Padilla administration in Puerto Rico continues to press the people to make “sacrifices”
The Partido del Pueblo Trabajador—the Party of the Working People (PPT)—is a political project of the Puerto Rican left addressed to working people in the context of the island’s deep economic crisis.
In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People Affected by Mortgages (PAH) bails out families and defends their right to housing.
Just as in the 1850s (with the Dred Scott decision and the Fugitive Slave Act), the Southern labor system (with low pay and no unions) is wending its way north
The fight to control the working day remains one of our most important labor struggles
The masters of Europe are defending their agenda of redistributing wealth and power upward