With the growing calls for austerity in mind here is a two part spot The RealNews Network did on the role of hedge fund king Pete Peterson in galvanizing the ruling class to push through more cuts in social infrastructure, including the biggest victory of all: the privatization of social security.
*** written with Will SB 1070, and the white supremacist attacks on ethnic studies and “teachers with accents” is potentially sparking a new round of mass struggle for immigrant rights. In Arizona, the fight for immigrant rights has been going on for some time. The Right has been mobilizing to capture state power in Arizona
The collapse of British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico continues to tear through both working class lives, and the ability of the Gulf’s ecosystem to create and sustain life. Eleven workers lost their lives in the accident, and now the livelihood of more working class families are threatened. A mechanism