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Costs of War and Militarism

Lindsay Koshgarian; National Priorities Project, Institute for Policy Studies Statement for New York, NY. February 12, 2018 U.S. cities and states are heavily reliant on federal funds. The average state government receives approximately 30 percent of its revenues from the federal government. In 2015, New York City received $6.3 billion in federal funds. [1] The…

Why is it solely women’s job to fix our sexism problem?

By Michelle Kern From #MeToo to #TimesUp, women are banding together to help fight structural sexual bias and abuses in their workplaces—but many are asking, why is this solely women’s job to fix? By now, many have heard the slogan of the #MeToo movement, founded ten years ago by activist Tarana Burke to share the common experience of sexual harassment…

U.S. youth set off for international festival in Russia

By Cameron Orr On the early morning of Friday, October 13th, 2017, eight young people organized by the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) will fly through Moscow to Sochi, Russia to join over 50,000 youth from over 183 countries for the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS). Running from October 14 – 22, this…

Hurricane Trump

By Carol Widom Last Wednesday night, exactly one week after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island of Puerto Rico, I finally breathed easier when I learned that all my relatives were alive. From a local ham operated radio, names were reported on a safety checklist and my cousin messaged that his dad’s name had been called…