Submitted by Empire Logistics on May 20 2015 03:35
On May 12, 2015, an Amtrak Northeast Regional train bound for New York City from Washington DC derailed and crashed on the Northeast Corridor in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eight were killed and over 200 injured, 11 critically. The train was traveling at 102 mph (164 km/h) on a curved track in a 50 mph (80 km/h) zone when it derailed. Below are talking points from RWU.
Submitted by Out of the Woods on May 17 2015 21:32
Thinking climate futures through the image of the child and reproduction smuggles conservative assumptions into our understanding and forecloses utopian possibilities.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 16 2015 04:21
The Renter's Assemblies are just beginning in Portland, but already they are showing to have the potential to revive a real tenants movement.
Submitted by Recomposition on May 15 2015 20:13
The second part of Recomposition's ‘How were you radicalized?’ series brings us to the 2000s. Starting with his family roots in the South African anti-apartheid and American civil rights movements, the author takes us through the post-9/11 and Iraq War era, a time when many of us found the radical left.
Submitted by Phil on May 13 2015 21:01
Next week, the PCS union holds its annual delegate conference in Brighton. One of the most important issues on the agenda is that of whether the union will support its reps when they face victimisation. Unfortunately, the answer to that question remains uncertain.
Submitted by Alasdair on May 12 2015 22:13
Now the election is over, it seems time to take stock of the last 5 years. A lot has been written about the horrific social reforms of the Tory-Lib Dem coalition government, on tuition fees, workfare, sanctions, privatisations and cuts - but the mainstream analysis, and public opinion, seems to be that for all that the Tories were at least competent from a macroeconomic perspective. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Submitted by With Sober Senses on May 12 2015 03:37
An analysis of the changes to childcare and paid parental leave in the 2015 Australian Federal Budget
Submitted by Phil on May 8 2015 16:51
The election results are in. The Tories can form a majority government to rule for the next five years. Now what?
Submitted by working class s... on May 6 2015 18:22
A brief response to the issues raised by AWL member, Daniel Randall, in his article (4 Reasons Working Class Radicals Should Vote Labour) that was recently posted on the Novara Media website….
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 6 2015 03:18
A look at where the violence of the police took the stage at 2015's May Day event.
Submitted by Recomposition on May 2 2015 20:27
A new series from Recompositon called 'How I was radicalized'. This first part is by Tom Wetzel, and takes us briefly though the 1960s.
Submitted by Phil on May 2 2015 13:51
A brief observation provoked by the latest royal birth and the frenzy surrounding it.
Submitted by Soapy on Apr 29 2015 17:01
These aren't white moderates, they are just savage racists plain and simple. Feel free to add more in the comments below.
Submitted by Phil on Apr 27 2015 15:43
A response to ‘A cruel society is being built. Voting Labour begins the fightback’ by Owen Jones.
Submitted by With Sober Senses on Apr 23 2015 12:48
With the Federal Government's Plans pretty much stall what can we expect from the upcoming budget?
Submitted by Phil on Apr 22 2015 21:16
Some thoughts on the recent tragedy off the coast of Libya and how it ties into political rhetoric on immigration and the received wisdom of border controls as a social necessity.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Apr 16 2015 00:21
230 cities around the world joined together for April 15th's Global Day of Action for Fight for Fifteen, and Portland has a unique place in this movement as it joined the mobilization.
Submitted by Thrasybulus on Apr 15 2015 10:42
For more than a month now political prisoners in Greece have been on hunger strike demanding the removal of various repressive and anti-terror structures. The hunger strike and its solidarity campaign have so far been the first major political opposition to the coalition government led by Syriza.
Submitted by working class s... on Apr 13 2015 14:45
I am currently writing a polemical book about Tony Benn - (The Trial of Anthony Wedgwood Benn)
Submitted by Soapy on Apr 9 2015 13:58
A short article about the media encouraged frenzy over Iran.