On Nov. 6 over 200 rank-and-file workers from five University of Massachusetts unions confronted the system's Board of Trustees demanding the funding of their contracts. In a spirited face off students of color also demanded the restoration of advising and other services gutted in June.
U.S. interpets wording of document as authority to wage war against Baghdad for any future violations. Interview with James Paul, executive director of the Global Policy Forum conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris.
this piece is about a july visit to the horehound tree-sit in the solo timber sale in mt. hood national forest (near portland, oregon). it is divided into 6 parts because it contains many high-resolution photographs that would choke bandwidth if it was all in one piece. logging season in that part of the forest ended in october, so horehound and her family are safe for the time being, but the struggle to save our public lands from corporate rape is ongoing, and we will need to work over the winter to prevent dangerous legislation from passing, and to prepare for active resistance again in the spring.
The American banker's "wealth bluffing" poker hands were "called" for the first time in the 1929-1933 stock-market crash and Depression. Their empty-handedness occurred because: 1) the banks themselves had no real wealth, and 2) the banks had used the depositors' funds as investments elsewhere in "non-liquid cash" ventures....