For years, awaiting this apocalypse, I have worried that as sick and disabled people, we will be the ones abandoned when our cities flood. But thinking of the histories and visions of disability activism, I am dreaming the biggest disabled dream of my life -- not just of a revolutionary movement in which we are not abandoned, but of a movement in which we lead the way.
By Alexander Kolokotronis, Truthout | News Analysis
One issue fast gaining traction among Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election is a job guarantee program with a living wage. Such a program is both politically possible and economically feasible but would require the democratization and decentralization of certain processes. Here are some ideas on how to structure and design such a job guarantee program.
In the wake of Trump's flawed reasoning behind the decision to renege on the Iran nuclear deal, it's important to understand the history of US-Iran relations, says author Medea Benjamin. Her book, Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran, offers a look into the events behind US-Iran relations going back beyond the 1979 American hostage crisis.