Angela Davis to speak March 4 at New York City unity rally

This article first appeared on People’s World. By Sara Ladino During the largest protest in U.S. history, the day after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, civil rights icon Angela Davis once again inspired hundreds of thousands on the main stage in Washington D.C., a major site of struggle against the concentrated power of transnational…

China is a friend in the fight against the 1%

by Cameron Orr During the campaign Steven Bannon said, “We’re going to war in the South China Sea in five to 10 years, aren’t we?” Throughout the campaign, Trump constantly attacked China as if it represents the biggest threat to working people in the U.S. He never put the blame on big corporations. The Trump…

Private developers are punching holes in the sanctuary state

By Cameron Orr New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo have each promised to make New York a sanctuary from the racist agenda of landlord-in-chief Donald Trump. Trump has promised to cut funding to sanctuary cities and states. Federal funds from Housing and Urban Development to New York…

Syria, Big Oil, and Big Guns

By Cameron Orr On December 8th, Tulsi Gabbard, a Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District, and former Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, submitted the Stop Arming Terrorists Act, a bill to “prohibit the federal government from using taxpayer dollars to arm and support groups cooperating with or affiliated with terrorist groups like al-Qaeda…