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Housing is a Human Right: Dispatch on the Fight against Evictions in Alexandria, VA
In a housing market based on private pursuit of profit, the denial of the basic right to housing is a rule of business.
An Interview with McKayla Wilkes: "Socialism, and Socialists, are Saving us"
An interview with candidate McKayla Wilkes, who is running against House Majority leader Steny Hoyer.
ስራ የለም? የቤት ኪራይ የለም!; Or, No Jobs? No Rent! Organizing Dispatch from Alexandria, VA
The special impact of the COVID-19 health/economic crisis on working-class tenants around the DMV has generated mass protests, notably in Alexandria, to defy rent collection.
And Then There Were Two: McKayla Wilkes, Steny Hoyer, and the Race for Maryland District 5
Arguably, only Nancy Pelosi is as powerfully connected and invested in the status quo of the DCCC as MD Rep. Steny Hoyer. Unseating him would send a powerful message that the politics-as-usual approach of the DCCC will no longer stand.
Venezuela coup, the "Final Phase" -- US machinations stall but media revel in the myth
Far from it being a matter for the “Venezuelan citizens and political officials” to decide, much of the wrangling has focused on cinching the noose around the Venezuelan people first and the assets of the Venezuelan state second.
The Second Phase of the US Regime Change Operation in Venezuela
Through force or fraud, through sanction or election, the Trump administration is attempting to install its preferred candidate atop the Venezuelan people.
"Warlike, and capable of anything" -- the US-backed coup in Venezuela
Guaido represents the latest in a long, well, caravan of American-backed puppets seeking to smash the independence movements of Latin America in general, and the social democratic reforms of the Chavez era in particular.
The Democratic Party, Centrism, and 2018
The divide between the liberal commentariat and the public's conception of the 2018 election shows the limitations of the Democratic Party.
Ten Years On: More of the Same
The average American is regularly reassured that this economic recovery is a validation that 2008 has been overcome. But for whom is this expansion really a benefit? The answer is not hard to confirm.
Amending the Will of the People: I-77 Versus the “Tipped Wage Workers Amendment”
Employer lobbying groups continue to masquerade under the guise of defending worker’s rights.