President Obama has said he’s eying New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to replace Janet Napolitano as the head of Homeland Security. “Ray Kelly’s obviously done an extraordinary job in New York,” Obama told reporters. “I think Ray Kelly … Continue reading
A Turkish choir singing “Do You Hear the People Sing?” (also sometimes called “The People’s Song”) from Les Miserables. I couldn’t help getting choked up when they began to sing in Turkish.
A Dearborn Heights fast-food (or quick-service, is there a difference?) restaurant has opted to pay their employees $12 an hour. This is following the wave of strikes and walkouts led by fast food workers across the country, including a historically … Continue reading
This is a shameless plug for this month’s issue of the International Socialist Review which includes a new version of a past post I wrote on Grace Lee Boggs and visionary organizing. Pick your copy up from your local branch … Continue reading