Archive for: 2006

Real estate tycoons gouge New York City tenants

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This article was first published in the December 2006 issue of Socialism and Liberation magazine. For millions of workers, paying rent is a monthly st...

Racist San Francisco police target African Americans for arrest

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According to a study discussed in the Dec. 17 San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Police Department arrests African Americans at a rate far hig...

Ramsey Clark denounces planned execution of Saddam Hussein

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Former U.S. attorney general Ramsey Clark denounced the Iraqi Special Tribunal's death sentences against Saddam Hussein and two co-defendants in a pre...

African American reparations and the struggle for socialism

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This article was first published in the December 2006 issue of Socialism and Liberation magazine. Among the historical demands of the African American...

Preparing for class struggle in the capitalist crises ahead

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The following is adapted from a talk given at a public meeting of the Party for Socialism and Liberation in New York City on Nov. 3, 2006. It first ap...

Navajo elders resist corporate greed, environmental degradation

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The four corners area of New Mexico—the only place in the United States where four states come together in one place—is one of the most im...

New Haven residents protest massive electricity rate hike

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On Dec. 18, the eve of the day United Illuminating pushed through a rate hike of an outrageous 50 percent, dozens of local residents gathered at the e...

Chicago benefit for victims of police brutality

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A rousing benefit was held in Chicago for victims of police brutality on Saturday, Dec. 16. Forty people came out to listen to speakers, watch video o...

California Hotel workers fight greedy Woodfin Suites, announce boycott

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Woodfin Suites, a national hotel chain, is attempting to intimidate Emeryville, Calif., hotel workers and demolish their gains. The company is retalia...

Protest at Wall Street denounces NYPD killing of Sean Bell

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On Dec. 21, hundreds of New Yorkers packed the narrow streets of downtown Manhattan on Wall Street to denounce police violence and the recent killing...