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November 27, 1937

The musical revue, “Pins & Needles,” opens on Broadway with a cast of International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union members. The show – a “lighthearted look at young workers in a changing society in the middle of America’s most politically engaged city” – ran on Friday and Saturday nights only, because of the casts’ regular jobs. 6 more words


Sinclair's Dream

Once there was a generation of people who thought that the revolution was right around the corner.

Eugene V. Debs was running for president on the Socialist party ticket.

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Shame, Aussie, shame!

This is not my Australia!

If the Queensland State Labor government allows native title to be extinguished in order to give freehold title to an international mining company , then all the gains made since Mabo will be wiped out in one hit, and our national integrity will never recover. 236 more words

My Soap Box

Human Trafficking, a blurry photograph.

be HERE now. Be here now. Now, be here. Now, be HERE. BE here now. then, be HERE now. Be here now. BE here NOW. be HERE now. 432 more words


The Dangerous Inequality Meme

The inequality of wealth and income has become a meme loaded with danger. A “meme” is an idea that gets propagated like genes in biology. Economic inequality has long been a topic of interest, but during the past few years, and especially during the 2015-2016 American elections, the inequality meme has erupted into a major political issue among those who identify as progressive, liberal, and socialist. 1,030 more words