Economic Collapse and Unemployment Councils – Then and Now – W.T. Whitney Jr.

By W. T. Whitney Jr. – June 10, 2020 Hunger, homelessness, and evictions were features of the Great Depression in the United States. Jobs disappeared and working conditions deteriorated. Some “250,000 teenagers  were on the road.” And how many others? By 1933 one third of farm families had lost their farms. Unemployment that year wasContinue reading “Economic Collapse and Unemployment Councils – Then and Now – W.T. Whitney Jr.”

Keep marching: From streets to voting booth and back again – Joe Sims

Originally posted on People’s World June 9, 2020 10:58 AM CDT  BY Joe Sims With a nationwide uprising over the public execution of George Floyd, and Trump’s use of military force in D.C.’s Lafayette Square, the country has entered an extremely dangerous period. Institutionalized racist police violence, always present, is now front and center in the COVID-sparked economic crisis. The pandemic,Continue reading “Keep marching: From streets to voting booth and back again – Joe Sims”