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Colombian State Terrorism: Made in the USA

A two-day strike planned in Colombia at the end of April to reject an oppressive tax reform has turned into more than a month-long nationwide protest, capturing the attention and solidarity of the world. The United States is the main supporter of the repressive Colombian government. It is the duty of those of us in […]

A Tale of Two Cities: Rittenhouse Square vs Southwest Philly

Imbalances driven by discrimination, inadequate financing, and a lack of compassion for human life create poor living conditions in Philadelphia and across the U.S.. Resources such as full-service grocery stores, strong public schools, well-maintained parks, and clean streets are reserved for higher income areas and elite neighborhoods, leaving little financial support or successful city planning […]

“You can jail a revolutionary, but you can’t jail the revolution”: The Fight to Free All U.S. Political Prisoners Continues

Bruce Norris died of COVID-19 waiting for Governor Tom Wolf to approve his release. Norris spent 45 long years imprisoned and had a devoted family waiting to share life with him when he got home. Negligence by Governor Wolf created further devastation for Norris’ loved ones by unnecessarily extending his suffering and cutting his life […]

Unlivable: Philadelphia’s Minimum Wage

Will Biden double the wages of more than 140,000 Philadelphians with a $15 federal minimum wage?  The closer the latest COVID-19 relief bill gets to being passed, the more this campaign promise looks like an empty one.  In a recent interview with CBS News, Biden claimed to be a strong supporter of the federal minimum […]

Affordable For Who? Community Raises Concerns With Proposed Development in Southwest Cedar Park

Almost 100 residents from the surrounding area of 5000 Warrington Avenue joined a community meeting on Wednesday, February 17th about a proposed “affordable housing” development planned for the location. The meeting was organized in coordination with councilmember Jamie Gauthier and Omni LLC, the development corporation proposing the project, as well as several RCOs (Registered Community […]