public services

This 4th of July, Chicagoans opposed to Mayor Emanuel’s extreme budget cuts to public services, and policies of corporate welfare, will peacefully converge at the Mayor’s house to speak out against these austerity measures and celebrate citywide resistance to his mayorship. Read more...
The World Bank is concerned about the effects of global warming and not in a distant-future sort of way. Read more...
An estimated 200,000 protesters flooded the streets of eight different Brazilian cities Monday night, venting frustrations over poor public services, police violence and government corruption. Read more...
"Tax the Rich" is an animated fairy tale narrated by Ed Asner and explains how we arrived at this moment of widening economic inequality. Read more...
Tax the rich: An animated fairy tale, is narrated by Ed Asner, with animation by Mike Konopacki. Written and directed by Fred Glass for the California Federation of Teachers. An 8 minute video about how we arrived at this moment of poorly Read more...

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Today, actor Mark Ruffalo, star of the current movie "The Avengers," released a video calling on Americans to join the campaign. He was joined in the video by Coldplay's Chris Martin and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello. The video, Read more...
Occupy LA has enjoyed a special rapport with the police, city officials and the city council. They went to Councilman Richard Alarcon before they started their solidarity demonstration at City Hall. Alarcon was so inspired by his constituent's Read more...
In a Time Magazine special earlier this year, Reihan Salam rubbed his hands together excitedly and wrote this giddy little prediction: Faced with the burden of financing the decades-long retirement of aging boomers, many of the young embrace Read more...