Table of Contents


We Got the Power!

Three by Gregg Shotwell

‘They’re Scheming While We’re Dreaming’

Work is the Only Power We Own

When is Resistance Worth the Risk?

Retirees Promised Health Care: GM Breaks the Promise

Goodbye, GM

Would You Rather be Eaten by a Wolf or a Fox?

The Toronto Municipal Strike: Who Do We Get Mad At?

U.S. Politics and the Economy

Three by Glen Ford

Whose Recovery, and at Whose Cost?

Black Jobs Disappearing at Depression-Era Rates

Obama Kidnapped by Ruling Class?

Katrina Pain Index—2009

The New Three Stooges: Gingrich, Sharpton and Duncan

Is the Obama Healthcare Plan Really Better Than Nothing?

Foreclosed and Evicted in Oakland

Democrats Sell out California’s Poor in Budget Deal

Is It Now a Crime to Be Poor?

Powerful Narrative but Shame About the Theory

Happiness Consultants Won’t Stop a Depression

Not Everything in America Has to Make a Profit


A Vietnam War Memoir by an Antiwar Activist

Militarizing the Homeland

An Assessment of the First Year of the National Assembly

Antiwar Assembly calls for Freedom for Ahmad Sa’adat


Global Hunger vs. Corporate Profits

Chiquita in Latin America

The Empire and the Robots

Obama Visits Africa’s ‘Oil Gulf’

Behind Bars

Kevin Cooper: Justice Denied

Troy Davis and the Meaning of ‘Actual Innocence’

Free Speech, Brave Preacher Prevail

Life After Wrongful Conviction

Prisoners Plead for Justice

Wrongs in Civil Rights Underlying Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Conviction

Three by Mumia Abu Jamal

To the New Left Forum

Beyond a Beer With the Boys

Black August 2004