What is at stake is whom government serves. Is it Wall Street and corporations? or is it humanity?
Our country has crossed a point of no return. It is either worsening division, fascist repression and killings or we unite based on what we have in common.
Mental health has been stigmatized as something that must never be talked about. Millenials and Gen Z are more open about their mental health.
CHICAGO — The winds of change blowing across America have hit the Windy City with gale force. Chicagoans are sick of the status quo.
Editor’s note: Alex Brower, Substitute Teacher President, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA) is interviewed below by the People’s Tribune/Tribuno del Pueblo on Day 12 of hunger strike. He began his hunger strike on May 3. People’s Tribune / Tribuno del Pueblo: Alex, tell our readers why you are on a hunger strike. Alex Brower: Right […]
Basing ourselves in the long history for justice and on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, we announce our plan to build citywide organizations in Chicago around the following five-point basic agenda. These five points are not meant to fully represent all our areas of concern, but they serve as a unifying beginning […]
The city of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are being afforded a special opportunity on March 21t to step out of politics as usual. Fraud has become the common practice of the 197th District’s representatives. Leslie Acosta, the former state representative, resigned on January 3, having secretly pleaded guilty to money laundering. Acosta’s […]
We are living under hard times. The Rio Grande Valley is one of the poorest regions in the whole country. But we pay one of the highest tax rates in Texas. Two years ago, in 2014, state Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, with a PAC set up by the Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg, Texas, […]
Editor’s note: After the March for Our Lives and the Democratic National Convention, the People’s Tribune interviewed Cheri Honkala, the director of the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign. People’s Tribune: Describe the poverty in Philadelphia and around the country that you addressed with the March for Our Lives. Cheri Honkala: Poverty is devastating Philadelphia. […]
Financial crisis and un-payable debt headings have become the ideological media propaganda regarding the social and economic problems that cage Puerto Ricans within our colonial archipelago. According to the most recent reports, the notorious International Monetary Fund, a financial henchman against indebted countries throughout the world, Puerto Rico should look at itself in the […]
There is a revolution going on not only in the United States, but all over the world. The revolution and changes in the economy are influencing the capitalists and their politics in the United States and abroad. We are seeing changes that we have never witnessed before: increase of extremely wealthy, corporate individuals while […]
TAMPA, FL —Meeting with Immortal Technique, and Rebel Diaz, may have been the highlight of a trip I took from Florida to Philadelphia to be at this summer’s US Social Forum; after however my encounter with them was brief. When you meet them, you see they are activists just like you. I met many […]
In North Carolina a growing movement has arisen to confront a government and political structure that are standing in the way of the people receiving even the most basic necessities of life. In the course of their protests and demands for justice and a moral society, over 900 were arrested. These acts of civil […]
Luis J. Rodriguez for California Governor Tribuno del Pueblo: What is your program to eliminate poverty? Luis J. Rodriguez: California is the richest state in the nation and the 8th largest economy in the world. Yet it has the worse poverty rate of any state—almost 24 percent. There are close to 9 million poor […]
The Moral Monday Movement gathered together a growing movement across the South on February 8 in Raleigh, North Carolina, with a massive rally estimated to be between 80,000-100,000 people. Sparked by the North Carolina Moral Monday movement, the movement is spreading and growing in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and other states. The rally […]
The state’s unpopular General Assembly is making it hard for people without health insurance to get it One out of every six people in North Carolina doesn’t have health insurance — the people least able to pay for doctors, medicine, and hospitals when they need them. And that’s not counting the undocumented immigrants. Bucking the […]