To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted December 18, 2012 by

Martin Luther King warned us speaking about right-to-work laws in 1961.“In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as ‘right to work.’ It is a law to rob us of our
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What Activists (Should Have) Learned in 2012

Posted December 17, 2012 by Randy Shaw

Activists learned some important lessons in 2012. DREAM ACTivists reminded us that pressuring political allies to keep their campaign promises is often essential for achieving progressive change. Teachers in Chicago and elsewhere showed us how the billionaire/corporate takeover of public
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Dear Preferred Meal Systems: Please go away

Posted December 17, 2012 by Dana Woldow

Much has been made of the fact that Revolution Foods, which recently was declared the low bidder for SFUSD’s new fresh school meals contract, is a local, Oakland-based company, while the current contract holder, Preferred Meal System Inc., is headquartered
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Michigan’s Attack on Unions Undermines Public Health

Posted December 17, 2012 by Adam Reich

In case you missed it, Michigan—the birthplace of the United Auto Workers—became last week the 24th state in the nation to pass “Right-to-Work” legislation. “Right-to-Work” is newspeak for union-busting, since under these laws a workplace cannot make the payment of
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Guns, Parents and Sandy Hook: Time to Take The Bullet

Posted December 17, 2012 by Andrew Cohen

On Saturday afternoon, a grim state official, Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner Wayne Carver revealed to the world that the primary weapon used on the Sandy Hook school victims was not a handgun but rather a long gun, a Bushmaster .223
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted December 17, 2012 by

Unlike Andy Stern of SEIU, John Wilhelm is a genuine trade union leader who genuinely fight for his members and the working people. Andy Stern abandoned the union that made him famous and now he joins and sits on corporate
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted December 17, 2012 by

If readers can only read one title, read Night Circus. Creativity is unmatched. Steve Jobs for an biography that will stay with you forever. Avoid Adiga’s Last Tower and read White Tiger. No comparison. Last Tower lacks black humor of
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Is San Francisco the New “TitleTown”?

Posted December 14, 2012 by Randy Shaw

The San Francisco Giants have won two of the last three World Series. The 49ers went to the NFC title game last year and are now favored to reach the Super Bowl. The long dismal Golden State Warriors are undergoing
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