The People’s Tribune is devoted to the proposition that an economic system that can’t or won’t feed, clothe and house its people ought to be and will be changed. To that end, this paper is a tribune of the people. It is the voice of millions struggling for survival. It strives to educate politically those millions on the basis of their own experience. It is a tribune to bring them together, to create a vision of a better world, and a strategy to achieve it. Below is a listing of the September 2010 articles. To get a PDF of the print edition CLICK HERE.
COVER STORY: The Future: Happiness or Despair?
Threats of Deflation and Economic Depression
“This Labor Day, digital production creates an abundance that makes the construction of a new society possible in a practical sense. Instead however, it’s creating unimaginable destruction of society and untold misery for millions . . . . ”
“Americans watched in horror as five million barrels of sludge spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. BP poured thousands of gallons of toxic chemical dispersants into the ocean – against the pleas of environmentalists – to minimize the shore damage, saving millions in potential federal fines, but, according to Richard Chater, a marine biology expert, “perhaps more seriously damaging the ecosystem offshore. . .”
“The recent move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to oust the appointees from the Texas Forensic Commission on the day that the commission was set to examine a flawed arson investigation that condemned an innocent man to Texas’s Death Row . . . ”
“Google and Verizon have teamed up to try to get the FCC let them create a two-tier internet-a fast lane for high-paying corporations and a slow lane for the rest of us. The internet, the greatest tool for democracy. . . ”
Pelican Bay State Prison: Lessons from “The Worst of the Worst”
“In October of 2009, we began a collaborative effort to create a piece of theater with inmates at one of the nation’s most notorious and tightly controlled prisons, the supermax Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City. . . .”
“I attended the August 10th rally in Benton Harbor, Michigan to protest the theft of public land and resources by the Whirlpool Corporation for the development of a Jack Nicklaus golf course and resort for the rich. I have followed with interest the trials and tribulations of the people of Benton Harbor . . .”
“Milwaukee Public School (MPS) teachers, students and supporters gathered at the Milwaukee French Immersion School, weathering sprinkles of rain on July 30th. Their mission was to fight against lay offs. . . . ”
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