Eventually, people will look back to our age and wonder: how could people be so uncivilized that they let people suffer and die without adequate health care?
We need to create and act on a program to eliminate poverty by 2020, including a federally supported jobs program. Working people in the wealthiest country in the world have a right to full employment at a living wage, to collective bargaining in the workplace, compensation for disability, and reliable pensions and social security benefits. […]
The government is now referring to our Social Security checks as a “Federal Benefit Payment.” This isn’t a benefit. It is our money paid out of our earned income! Not only did we all contribute to Social Security but our employers did too. It totaled 15% of our income before taxes. If you averaged $30K […]
Monsanto is very powerful in Argentina. The people were going from intersection to intersection for a good long sit-in before proceeding to the next. The police were behaving themselves, moving ahead of the protesters, and closing the intersections ahead of the people. They were glad to hear about solidarity from Seattle. Comments comments