West Virginia Teachers Strike

► Another Blow To Public Education As West Virginia Criminalizes Teacher Strikes

In February of 2018 West Virginia teachers went on a massive strike that ignited even more strikes across the country in Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arizona and elsewhere. Since then West Virginia lawmakers have been dishing out bills promoting charter schools while penalizing teachers who are exercising their first amendment freedoms.

California Activists Seek To Replace Capitol Building’s Columbus Statue With One Honoring Indigenous People

“To emphasize the heroism of Columbus and his successors as navigators and discoverers, and to deemphasize their genocide, is not a technical necessity but an ideological choice. It serves, unwittingly, to justify what was done.” – Howard Zinn

How Misconceptions About Human Trafficking Harmed Sex Workers and What Democrats Should Do About It

Every 2020 Democratic frontrunner voted in favor of SESTA/FOSTA, showing how good intentions can lead to bad legislation. Can the Democrats rehab their image with sex workers ahead of the election? Cut Throat v Cyntoia Brown v Johnny Allen On January 7, 2019, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam granted clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life […]

FOR OVER 40 YEARS I DIDN’T WORRY ABOUT MEDICAL BILLS UNTIL I MOVED TO AMERICA

The bill for three nights of hospital stay, access to oxygen, food and the routine checkup came with a shocking bill of $32,000. I was literally gobsmacked, but we were lucky; because we had our travel insurance with us, the out of pocket cost was AU$100 (US$73) and the Australian travel insurance took care of the rest of the bill.