In the U.S., the geography of poverty is shifting.
There's more to the madness in North Carolina than state religion and vote suppression. The new, GOP-dominated legislature means to dominate the larger cities where Democratic voters are concentrated as well, and to privatize public assets. Legislators are steamrolling Democrats and Republicans alike.
(1971 - the brief respite between the World's Longest Party and Our Great National Nervous Breakdown) Hard to imagine that 1971 was a sort of resting point in our rather skewed history. At the time of course, it didn't seem that way - in 1971
When we first decided to raise money to by Occupiers some pizzas - we have NO IDEA there would be hundreds of encampments lasting this long. No joke. We thought it'd be a weekend. Couple of pizzas and DONE. Well, we were wrong. They are still there
You guys have given over $20,000 to feed the nation's Occupiers some pies. And we're still going. More Occupations are sprouting up and we are there to give them a cheesy-doughy high five. We've added San Diego, Buffalo and Des Moines - which
Rocket Pizza at Occupy LA Who knew there would still be people protesting all this time? Seriously? When we started buying solidarity pizzas last week we had no idea we'd still be doing it now. It's mainly thanks to you guys. Over 500 of you have
George Meany - Summers of disconnect past. (Editors Note: This is a repost from last year. Seems just as relevant in 2011 as it did in 2010.) The subject of AFofL-CIO President George Meany's labor Day address that September of 1967 was The Long
Newstalgia Reference Room - An interview from Face the Nation with Secretary of State Dean Rusk on Vietnam, the rising tide of dissent towards the war, the recent riots, the Cold War, Communist countries, The middle East, the recent Six Day War. From July 30, 1967
I find urban studies fascinating, which is perhaps why it was a concentration back when I was in school. To me--perhaps because I have lived in big cities most of my life--finding ways to reform city government, bring transparency, better deliver
'Looting Main Street':-Matt Taibbi On How The Nation’s Biggest Banks Are Ripping Off American Cities With Predatory Deals
From Democracy Now “Looting Main Street”–Matt Taibbi on How the Nation’s Biggest Banks Are Ripping Off American Cities with Predatory Deals:
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