Religious Leaders Arrested Blocking Spectra Pipeline

In Massachusetts, more than a dozen religious leaders were arrested Wednesday for blocking construction of another Spectra gas pipeline. The interfaith group held a prayer on the construction site in West Roxbury, where Spectra is trying to build a gas pipeline. Local residents and politicians have long opposed the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline; they say… Read More Religious Leaders Arrested Blocking Spectra Pipeline

T-Mobile Created A Fake Union To Kill The Real One

One of the largest cell phone carriers in America is trying to derail a years-long campaign to organize tens of thousands of workers by creating a fake in-house union, Communication Workers of America (CWA) officials say. Union leaders are accusing T-Mobile of co-opting worker dissatisfaction through a new internal organization it calls T-Voice. The group… Read More T-Mobile Created A Fake Union To Kill The Real One

Why Trump?

Donald Trump is winning Republican presidential primaries at such a great rate that he seems likely to become the next Republican presidential nominee and perhaps the next president. Democrats have little understanding of why he is winning — and winning handily, and even many Republicans don’t see him as a Republican and are trying to… Read More Why Trump?

Surveillance is about “social control,” not terrorism

“To whom do you owe a bigger loyalty: to the law, or to justice?” Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who gained international fame after leaking classified documents to journalists at The Guardian, reflected on his choice to risk his safety and his life to expose the actions of the American government, which included monitoring private… Read More Surveillance is about “social control,” not terrorism