May 2, 2014
Green Shadow Cabinet President, Jill Stein, addressed the May1st Coalition Rally in New York on May Day, calling for a merging of justice and environmental movements.
Dr Stein also called for the upcoming United Nation Climate Conference to be met with a counter-conference: “…and make it a Justice Conference!” Read more
Even the tepid and formulaic kind of democracy previously permitted in the United States is too constraining for the Lords of Capital. In its arrogance, the oligarchy is exposing the class character of the state and providing left forces a potent weapon for building oppositional consciousness. For the Left, it is absolutely necessary to maintain whatever democratic space still exists while struggling to expand those spaces and rights.
Today, May 1, 2014, is International Labor Day. It is worth summing up how well American workers—and their unions—have fared over the past year; since the so-called economic recovery began in mid-2009; and for the recent decades preceding.
What’s happened to jobs, wages and incomes, health and retirement security, and other indicators of the quality of life for the more than 100 million non-supervisory wage and salary earners—the core of the working class in America—over the past decade and especially since 2009?
- Read more about both at http://greenshadowcabinet.us/