The city of Knoxville has cleared out a large camp of houseless people this week. We spoke via email with comrades from the Knoxville Radical Alliance about these developments. Q. What happened with the house less camp under the bridge? A: The houseless encampment under the bridge on Broadway between Ray's and Salvation Army has … Continue reading Houseless population under attack in Knoxville
For decades, the rich, oil companies and their PR bootlickers in the corporate media have maintained one thing: Global warming, or climate change, is a hoax and does not exist. Even though this flew in the face of established science, the rich - in their murderous, never-ending search for more money - lied in saying … Continue reading The rich know global warming is real and they don’t care
There is a fairy tale the rich and their lackeys like to tell often. In fact, we hear it so much, many of us believe it. The story goes like this: A long time ago, America was sexist, racist, run by rich folks and did bad imperialist things. But now that's over and everything is … Continue reading Don’t believe the hype: Nothing has changed in the US
The ruling class has a story they like to tell the rest of us. In fact they tell it every day, in every mass media available. The story is this: Big-time Democrats and Republicans are in constant battle over their ideological beliefs, each following their differing principles to make the world better and more free. … Continue reading The rich work together – so should we
In a recent story in the Guardian, that paper reported about the Los Angeles International Airport's exclusive terminal for the mega-rich. In that exclusive lounge for celebrities and billionaires, there is a screen showing the main terminal for people like us, who work for a living. The screen reads: “Here is a glimpse of what you’re … Continue reading Why you should care about MOVE and Palestine
The richest 8 men in the world have as much wealth as the bottom 3.6 billion people on Earth. That means 8 individuals have more power in terms of access to resources and power than half of humanity. Supporters of capitalism will tell you these 8 men deserve what they have. They will tell you … Continue reading Why should 8 men rule the world?
By Matthew Kenner Van Jones was impressed! “That was one of the most extraordinary moments you have ever seen in American politics,” Jones said on CNN, deciding to speak for us all. This was an extension of his now famous assertion, following Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday, February 28th, that “[Trump] became the President … Continue reading The Twilight of the Presidency
We are told over and over again in our schools and in our mass media that capitalism is the only system that can adequately and efficiently allocate resources. We are told that socialist systems are not efficient and don't work. But how do the lackeys of the rich explain that one third of families in … Continue reading We won’t crowdfund our way out
In the state of Tennessee and the wider Southern US, you hear all the time from the rich politicians and their lackeys about 'protecting freedom.' Yet whose freedom are they concerned with? The freedom of those who struggle for a living? Those who are not white, Christian, straight, cisgender? Quite simply, no. The rich and … Continue reading Whose freedom?