“We’ve never had justice”: How the Supreme Court rigged land deals against native people

That was the official legal ruling for the United States government: that native people did not actually own the land they’d lived on for thousands of years. Part One Listen By Dustin Dwyer • Part Two The boundary lines for multiple land treaties cross the state of Michigan. The boundary lines for multiple land treaties […]

Straight Talk

NOTE from Lara: When J. Glenn writes, I post since he does not have a blog. Please read and share. J Glenn will read your comments here, too. By J. Glenn Evans This is an essay of thoughts, ideas and personal opinions of the author that may seem arbitrary, but are meant to challenge your […]

Coming Out of the Shadows in Union Square

Aura Bogado on March 29, 2013  http://www.thenation.com/blog/173587/coming-out-shadows-union-square# Francisco Gutierrez speaks at Union Square, March 28, 2013. (Photo: Aura Bogado) One by one, some twenty people—mostly youth—stood under a canopy of butterflies in front of the George Washington statue in New York’s Union Square yesterday, and came out as undocumented. Despite some rain, their allies in […]

Is labor a lost cause? Watch Bill Moyers!

http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-is-labor-a-lost-cause/ Is Labor A Lost Cause? July 6, 2012 Exploring if unions can rebound and once again act strongly in the interest of ordinary workers. On this week’s Moyers & Company, Bill talks to two people who can best answer the question: Stephen Lerner and Bill Fletcher, Jr. The architect of the SEIU’s Justice for […]