Walk into any big chain restaurant around the country and the scene will
predictably be the same: fresh-faced workers hustling and bustling
around the dining room and kitchen bussing tables, waiting on customers,
and cooking food. Aside from the seemingly endless repetitive nature of
the business, the most common theme...
Jessica Pruitt’s father served in the Vietnam War, and her
brother-in-law is currently stationed in Fallujah. Justice (journal of
Socialist Alternative) spoke with Jessica about how she and her friends
and family are dealing with the stress of having loved ones in Iraq.
From the ’Orange Revolution’ in Ukraine to the ’Cedar Revolution’ in
Lebanon, the authoritarian regimes of the world are forced to reform in
the face of US-sponsored "democratic revolts", or so says the Bush
administration and the media.
Even though less than one third of voters actually turned out for Bush
last November, the Democratic Party has taken his victory as a sign that
America in general is moving to the right. To match this perceived
shift, leading Democrats are arguing that their party needs to attract
conservative voters by shifting to the...
Brazil is known as one of the countries with the greatest inequality in
ownership of wealth on the face of the earth. It is one thing to read or
hear this statistic. It is however quite a shocking experience to be
confronted with the reality of what this means.
"More than 50 million [U.S.] workers don’t have a union but want one.
Few workers are able to join unions and their strength is divided ...
into separate unions instead of building their strength in numbers in
particular industries, employers, or markets" (New Unity Partnership