A number of Portside readers respond to last week's Labor post, "Reader Responses to Nurses Defend Union Contract." Here are responses from Lauren Esguerra Chavarria; Shanna Murphy; Dahlia Tayag; Faye Bruneau; Francesca Gomes.
In late April Linda and Phyllis spent 5 days at a shelter in San Diego assisting families just released from border detention. Both are retired and work supporting detainees and asylum seekers. These notes are from that experience.
A book not only for history buffs but for activists focuses on the Levellers in a history from the bottom-up that tells the story of a revolutionary mid-17th century British radical group that turned its world upside down.
Reader Comments: Impeachment; New immigrant children facility opened; Climate Crisis; Puerto Rico; Sanders and Palestine; Airline Mechanics; Teachers; $15 Minimum Wage; Gun Worship; Chile and the TPP - Report from Chile; `Cultural Marxism'; more.....
Rural voters hold enormous potential for progressives. When Donald Trump came in 2016, many rural voters were desperate. He promised to bring back factory jobs. He promised to bring back coal-mining jobs. Sure, these were lies. But they were lies.
"I didn't hear Jamie Dimon criticizing socialism when Wall Street begged for the largest federal bailout in American history—some $700 billion from the Treasury and even more from the Fed," Bernie Sanders before speech on Democratic Socialism.