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American workers have never achieved the array of rights won by workers in other industrialized countries.
From the article: July 3, 2015 | Twenty-five years ago, a handful of human rights activists staged a hunger strike at the gates of Fort Benning, one year after the November 16,1989 massacre at the University of Central America (UCA) in El Salvador. It was on that date that Elba Ramos, her daughter Celina Maricet Ramos, and Fathers Ignacio Ellacuría , Ignacio Martín-Baró, Segundo Montes, Amando López, Joaquín López y López, and Juan Ramón Moreno were murdered by Salvadoran soldiers trained at the School of the Americas (SOA).
Beyond Outrage, Reich: What has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy, and how to fix it.
Kolhatkar: Such police responses to the burgeoning anti-brutality movement are part of a concerted campaign to maintain support for the status quo. That status quo has been in place since the end of slavery: Poor communities, especially communities of color, are expected to submit to the authority of the police state.
The Massachusetts senator sure won’t let big banks get away with the kind of blatant robbery other members of Congress seem perfectly happy to allow. Friday, Elizabeth Warren gave a scathing speech against bank bailouts on the Senate floor that has some proclaiming it may be the kind of address that gets her elected president of the […]
Published on Sep 2, 2013 Activists hold first ever international conference opposing greater planned US military presence in Asia, say US responsible for rapes, killings and environmental destruction TheRealNews Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on […]
If we have liberal media,” as conservatives absurdly claim, why isn’t it flooded with stories about US prisons, wealth inequality, outsourcing? Daily Kos / By akadjian August 7, 2013 via alternet.org Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/ Artisticco Prince Riebus (and apparently many others) still thinks there’s a liberal media. While I share Prince’s frustration with the media, as a liberal, I’d like […]
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has drawn large protests in Japan. (photo: activist post) By Mitch Jones 16 July 13 Food and Water Watch via Reader Supported News e’ve all seen the results in states across the country of the influence that ALEC and the Koch Brothers have amassed. And if you think the results of their […]
Greg Hunter Published on Jun 25, 2013 http://usawatchdog.com/were-going-int… Gerald Celente, Publisher of “The Trends Journal,” says, “When all else fails, they will take us to war. We are seeing war drums beating louder and louder throughout the Middle East as the Middle East is collapsing.” As far as a real recovery is concerned, Celente boldly states, “The […]
The best news of the week was people standing up and insisting that the government and big business respond to their needs. We’ve seen a series of major protests that have garnered little corporate media attention, but show a growing popular resistance. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers May 28, 2013 LAProgressive.com Check the new […]
Of Sequester, Squander, and How Congress Sold Out the People Congress would like to have us believe that there’s no money to pay for those programs, even though the Senate unanimously approved a $700 billion military budget in December on a 98-0 vote. Carl Gibson Saturday 2 March 2013 NationofChange.org Occupy.com/OpEd Back in the days […]
David Gregory: Obama’s Failure to Embrace CEOs Post-election lessons are everywhere in the media, as pundits either try to explain how Mitt Romney lost or what Obama must do in his second term. Posted on 11/13/2012 by Peter Hart FAIR My favorite example of this came on the front page of USA Today (11/8/12): If you think it’s somewhat odd that […]
Whose Recovery? Many Remain in Critical Condition By Robert Reich, Robert Reich’s Blog 01 April 12 RSN Luxury retailers are smiling. So are the owners of high-end restaurants, sellers of upscale cars, vacation planners, financial advisors, and personal coaches. For them and their customers and clients the recession is over. The recovery is now […]
Bernie Sanders lays it out> what we already know about the economy put succinctly with clarity. You may subscribe to WAMMToday from this blog website and “Follow” us. WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today.
Joseph Stiglitz Was at Occupy Wall Street and He Looked Like He Was Having a Great Time Linette Lopez | Oct. 3, 2011, 12:47 PM | Business Insider Economist Joseph Stiglitz was at the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti Park yesterday. He was joined by New York Times book reviewer a and economics columnist, Jeff Madrick. Here are some highlights: Stiglitz looked surprised […]
Senator Bernie Sanders on Wall Street, the election $$$ system and other current issues. WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from the blog website.
This video does not include the occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington D.C. on October 6, 2011. A separate but related nonviolent action. Activists from Veterans for Peace and many other environmental and antiwar organizations around the country will be at Freedom Plaza onOctober 6th and onward. October2011.org !!!OCCUPY YOUR CITY!!! Find Your City: http://occupytogether.org/OCCUPY TOGETHER: […]