On June 8, people in zombie attire showed up at a Special Olympics event in Madison, Wis. in order to protest an appearance by Gov. Scott Walker, said the Zombie Rights Campaign. They held a calm and silent protest against Walker's anti-worker stance.
Hopefully, if asked about the road to socialism, people of socialist inclinations can give a better answer than two Mainers did to a lost traveler.
I am often asked thought-provoking questions about U.S. socialism and what it would look like. My reply is something like this.
Specific themes and topics of the book include the anti-nuclear movement and the needed unification of environmentalists and unions.
It is fair to say a new phase of a struggle is afoot, in which labor and its allies could turn the tables decisively in their favor.
As this century progresses more and more men will be afflicted with psychological depression
That's how it should be, but, as history teaches, socialism is democratic only if we make it so.
Many children were working in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory when fire broke out. Such conditions, if Republicans have their way, may again become commonplace.
I blew a gasket paying $3.89 for a gallon of gas the other day. It cost me over $60 to fill the tank and tore a gigantic hole in my pocket.
The way out of this crisis is to stop blaming the victims and to make the wealthy culprits pay. It is irresponsible and immoral not to do so.