The austerity show must go on! SOCIAL Justice Secretary Alex Neil has hit out at the “callous” response from the UK government after he called for the severely disabled to be exempt from distressing work capability assessments. He wrote to Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson citing the case highlighted in The National over the […]
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Yeah, fuck that shit. This is stupid, and Hillary Clinton should stop talking/thinking like this. It’s not 1990.
This is an excellent piece, you should read all of it. It is one of the central political puzzles of our time: Parts of the country that depend on the safety-net programs supported by Democrats are increasingly voting for Republicans who favor shredding that net. In his successful bid for the Senate in 2010, the […]
I used to live in a third-floor apartment overlooking a major road, and in the ten years I was there, I never saw a car with a white driver stopped by police. (h/t Ron K.)
From The Nation: The Islamophobia is racist, of course, but it also plays right into the hands of ISIS, as does the war fever. The terror group has been quite clear that its strategy is to eliminate what it calls the “grayzone” where Muslims and non-Muslims live in harmony. It aims to provoke Western governments […]
They killed songwriter and IWW union organizer Joe Hill.
Posted in Class War on Nov 19th, 2015
“We waited and hoped for more than four years, then decided we had to leave,” Hassan tells me in flawless English. He’s a 32-year-old lawyer from Damascus. He’s with his wife and young son. They’re all smartly dressed in new winter coats. His wife offers a warm smile despite the dreadful conditions they are in. […]
Kathy was always one of the coolest kids in high school — and by that, I mean not very cool at all. She was an art student, political, a feminist before most of us even knew what that was. And so smart! She always challenged me, got me thinking in a strategic political way. We […]
The first gay couple to be married in Ireland wed on Tuesday, almost six months after millions of citizens voted to legalize same-sex marriage in the predominantly Catholic country. Richard Dowling and Cormac Gollogly, both 35, had been a couple for 12 years before they tied the knot on Tuesday morning in the the town […]
And shame on the Democratic governor of New Hampshire for joining them: At least 23 governors, expressing fears about terrorism, are taking action — through executive order, a request to federal officials or some other means — to prevent Syrian refugees from settling in their states. Their stand in the name of public safety began […]