First, let’s get over the mythical notion of a general strike where every worker sets down their tools because a union calls for it — or someone sends a tweet suggesting it. Neither is going to happen. But effective general strikes have happened in lots of other ways.
The Dakota Access Pipeline may have cleared its last bureaucratic hurdle, but Indigenous water protectors and their allies around the world refuse to back down. Less than two months after agreeing to complete a full Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), the Army Corps of Engineers – under orders from Trump – called it off. On February… Read more »
Trump’s pick for the next U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, has a lot of super smart people seeing red. So for those of us who don’t understand reverse mortgages or itemized deductions, here’s a plain-English guide to all the ways Steve Mnuchin is an asshole. 1. He worked for Goldman Sachs After spending… Read more »