Our society will not be civilized until it ends the epidemic of rape in jail.
An estimated 7 million children have parents who are currently or formerly incarcerated.
Our vision today is to cause this corrupt criminal enterprise system to be exposed, and we demand that the real criminals go to to jail.
Those who do find housing will pay almost half of their income on rent in many areas across the country.
As long as private individuals can horde billions through exploitation and inheritance, they will direct the police to do whatever it takes to protect their wealth.
Revolutionaries must fight every instance of racism with the understanding that this fight is part of the effort to unite.
Immigrant and native-born workers share a common destiny of starvation if the potentially liberating new technologies are left in the hands of the corporate ruling class.
The presence of an armed officer changes the values taught and the atmosphere at school. At such a young age, students are learning to fear the police.
Tens of thousands of low-income seniors, people with disabilities, and working people are being forced out of their Silicon Valley homes.
The graphic video from South Carolina of a 16-year-old young woman tossed and beat up by a school police officer exemplifies the brutality and criminalization the youth face today.
“Tasers are the cattle prods of capitalism, they are going to be used to prod us along and get rid of us.”
The defense of homeless rights is not only the defense of our whole class against the brutal rule of the billionaire capitalist class and its fascist agenda, it is a fight for a new society.
The problem is that the means of life —the production of food, housing, healthcare, etc.,—are privately owned by a handful of billionaires rather than by society as a whole.
The crisis of homelessness could be solved overnight. The only thing standing in the way is the private property relations of capitalism.
The burning question today for those of us in a fight for our survival is: Will we allow a system built upon violence to destroy us?
Today, the police are the street enforcers for the corporate dictatorship. We need a society where the people, not the corporations, are in charge.