No Patience Left: A Rant

No Patience Left: A Rant

Guest Author: Patrick Cusick Introduction Today I welcome guest author Patrick Cusick. Patrick has worked in public heath for 22 years with the City of Cleveland. I should probably point out that our opinions expressed here are personal and not those of the City. Patrick’s career has been preparing for this and similar crises, and […]

A Friend Wrote…

A Friend Wrote…

I’m inspired to share this post that a friend placed on Facebook this week. Exhibit A: Trump lectures Elijah Cummings on the fact that the Democratic Party machine in Baltimore has been stealing, double-dipping and wasting federal aid for decades, which any worker, especially any worker who is Black, would nod their head up and […]

The Mueller Report: A Photo Essay

The Mueller Report: A Photo Essay

Introduction Today I welcome friend and guest author Dr. Robert André LaFleur. He has read and thoroughly dissected the full Mueller Report. Two nights ago he posted his impressions on Facebook in a kind of photo-essay format. His presentation is unusual and very engaging. He was kind enough to allow me reprint it here. Robert […]

Socialists Have It Right

Socialists Have It Right

Guest Author: David Rowlands Introduction Today I welcome back guest author David Rowlands. We’ve been friends since college. (Yes, that long ago!) I write about politics here sometimes, but David’s commentaries are better. Just don’t tell him I said so. His first article I posted here presented a working-class perspective on politics. Five Examples where […]

A Working-Class Perspective on Politics Today

A Working-Class Perspective on Politics Today

Guest Author: David Rowlands Introduction Today I welcome guest author David Rowlands. David and I are longtime friends going back to my college years. We met while doing political work together at Kent State University. David is former member of the United States Socialist Workers Party (SWP), not to be confused with a party of […]