A rare NY Times story about the evolution of a care house and eventual mobile clinic for rough sleepers in Boston founded in the 1980s by feminist nurses in response to the way street people were treated by a paternalistic medical system. Told through the eyes of the clinic’s first doctor, he learned to listen, first to the nurses who saw street people as fellow humans, … [Read more...] about ‘You Have to Learn to Listen’: How a Doctor Cares for Boston’s Homeless
by Kim MoodyKim Moody is a co-founder of Labor Notes. He is the author of numerous books about the American labor movement, including In Solidarity: Working-Class Organization and Strategy in the United States.Originally posted as From Realignment to Reinforcement | JacobinReforming, realigning, or refashioning the Democratic Party into a vehicle for social … [Read more...] about Leftists looking to take over the Democratic Party will confront even more roadblocks than in the past.
A U.S. veteran, Iraq veteran Michael Prysner, speaking during a rally at the White House against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Rally was organized by Veterans For Peace. "We know that our enemies are not other poor people abroad. Our enemies are the people that laid us off from our jobs, that denied us healthcare, that make it impossible to get an education. Our enemies … [Read more...] about The real enemy is right here in America