A 9/11 Reflection: Remember “Their” Crimes, Forget “Ours” ~~ PAUL STREET

https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/09/10/remember-their-crimes-forget-ours/ ~~. posted for collectivist ~~ Photograph Source: Brian Snelson – CC BY 2.0 So much we are supposed to forget or not know and/or care about, so little we are supposed to remember. “We must never forget” 9/11, when “America was attacked” (when, as cannot be said without sounding “controversial,” the United States Middle East… Continue reading A 9/11 Reflection: Remember “Their” Crimes, Forget “Ours” ~~ PAUL STREET

How Complacency, Complicity of Black Leadership Led to Supreme Court Evisceration of the Voting Rights Act. ~~ Bruce Dixon

 https://www.globalresearch.ca/how-complacency-complicity-of-black-misleadership-class-led-to-supreme-court-evisceration-of-the-voting-rights-act/5340655 ~~ posted for dmorista with introduction by dmorista ~~ Introduction by dmorista Introduction: I just noticed this fine article, written over 8 years ago for the Black Agenda Report, that speaks to the reality of U.S. electoral politics; and the never ending machinations of the right to maintain control of as much of the governmental… Continue reading How Complacency, Complicity of Black Leadership Led to Supreme Court Evisceration of the Voting Rights Act. ~~ Bruce Dixon

Remembering the Battle of Blair Mountain ~~ DAVID ROVICS

 https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/08/06/remembering-the-battle-of-blair-mountain/ ~~ posted for collectivist ~~    At the beginning of August, 1917, a multiracial group of tenant farmers and other people mostly from Oklahoma, including the infamous abolitionist John Brown’s grandson, began what they hoped would turn into an armed uprising in Washington, DC, from different parts of the country, with the aim of… Continue reading Remembering the Battle of Blair Mountain ~~ DAVID ROVICS

More Important than Gold, Water Should Not Be Traded on Wall Street ~~Avexnim Cojti

Two articles on the trading of water…  https://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/more-important-gold-water-should-not-be-traded-wall-street On December 8, 2020, several media sources reported that fresh water started to be traded on Wall Street as a commodity such as gold and wheat. This comes as water scarcity is increasing in California and many parts of the world and as we near a global… Continue reading More Important than Gold, Water Should Not Be Traded on Wall Street ~~Avexnim Cojti

Renters Are Organizing To Fight Evictions, Just Like They Did in the 1930s ~~ Zacharias Szumer

https://jacobinmag.com/2020/12/australian-renters-evictions-organizing-1930s-covid In the wake of the pandemic, Australian renters are once again facing the threat of mass evictions. The militant renters’ struggles of the Great Depression are an excellent model for the movement that’s taking shape today. In June 1931, a Sydney hospital admitted a seven-year-old boy with a severely injured toe. When asked how… Continue reading Renters Are Organizing To Fight Evictions, Just Like They Did in the 1930s ~~ Zacharias Szumer

Meatpacking Workers Say Attendance Policies Force Them to Work With Covid-19 Symptoms. ~~ HEATHER SCHLITZ

https://inthesetimes.com/article/meatpacking-workers-attendance-policy-covid-19 As the pandemic rages, punitive attendance policies at corporate meat plants coerce sick workers into showing up, according to activists, experts and the workers themselves. In April, despite his fever, a meat­pack­ing work­er con­tin­ued to carve neck bones out of pig car­cass­es at a JBS plant in Iowa. Two weeks lat­er, he would test pos­i­tive for COVID-19.… Continue reading Meatpacking Workers Say Attendance Policies Force Them to Work With Covid-19 Symptoms. ~~ HEATHER SCHLITZ

‘They Couldn’t Arrest Us All’: Civil Rights Veteran Rutha Mae Harris on MLK, Protest, Prison and Song ~~Ahmna Mohdin

If anyone wishes to post civil rights music or music about class struggle, this is a good place to put it.  ———- https://portside.org/2020-10-08/they-couldnt-arrest-us-all-civil-rights-veteran-rutha-mae-harris-mlk-protest-prison-and Rutha Mae Harris has never been afraid to sing in front of a crowd. Even as a 22-year-old facing the 250,000 people who had gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963… Continue reading ‘They Couldn’t Arrest Us All’: Civil Rights Veteran Rutha Mae Harris on MLK, Protest, Prison and Song ~~Ahmna Mohdin