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Report Details How Social Security Has Become Rigged for the Wealthy While Leaving Behind Those It Was Designed to Help
"The program's become less progressive," said Jim Roosevelt, a former Social Security Administration official and grandson of FDR.
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The Right Thing To Do
Real people, real issues. Screenshot. For the start of another bleak week at the circus, a reminder that our future boasts the succor and promise of political leaders with empathy, decency, values and emotional intelligence who may yet - please God - take the reins of power from the soulless...
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Young climate activists protest carbon markets at the UNFCCC negotiations in Bonn in 2012. News
Green Groups at COP 25 Warn Against Market-Driven Solutions to Climate Emergency
"Now is not the time to offer an escape route to polluting Northern country governments and big oil."
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Chilean child protesters told hip-hop collective Rebel Diaz on Sunday about their reasons for participation in the country's protest movement. News
'For the Grandparents Who Need Money... For the Struggle!': Tear-Gassed Kids in Chile Explain Why They Protest
The gas, said one, "doesn't allow us to breathe, so we're only feeling so-so."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) Views
Why We Need a Green New Deal and Half Measures Won't Work
It's too late to rely on the market to solve the crisis we've put ourselves in. No politically acceptable tax or fee will foster the magnitude of change we need, in the time we need it.
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NHS Staff to Lead Protest Against Trump During His Trip to the UK Amid Rising Privatization Concerns
The demonstration plans come as new research reveals that nearly £15 billion in health service contracts have been given to private firms since 2015, casting doubt on Tories' claims that NHS isn't "up for sale."
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Black Friday Protests Across Europe Demand Amazon 'Start Treating Workers Like Humans—Not Robots'
"Workers are breaking bones, being knocked unconscious, and being taken away in ambulances."
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Deforestation in the name of development. (Photo: crustmania, CC by 2.0) Views
Development: A Failed Project
It’s time to abandon development and think about postdevelopment instead.
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Progressives Condemn 'Nonsensical and Dishonest' Pete Buttigieg Ad Attacking Free Public College
"This is such a disingenuous attack that can be used for literally any universal program."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) attends Women's March 2019 on January 19, 2019 in New York City. News
'An Unjust Society Is Far Costlier': AOC Says Beware the Deficit Scolds Who Only Complain About Paying for Stuff When It Benefits People
"I see decisions made every day that cost the American public billions of dollars a year for bogus reasons and nobody asks how we pay for it."
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