Petraeus Retreats To Fortified Bldg With Secure Garage

By Staff, gawker.com -

The City University of New York has relocated David Petraeus’s fall seminar, titled “Are We on the Threshold of the North American Decade?”, to a more fortified campus building, under “increased” [...]

Week Of Actions October 5-12: Stop The Militarization of Space

By Staff, www.space4peace.org -

Keep Space for Peace Week International Week of Protest, Week Of Actions October 5-12: Stop the Militarization of Space. Our agenda: No Missile Defense, No to NATO Expansion, No Syria Attack, [...]

People With Disabilities Storm House Building

By Jennifer Bendery, www.huffingtonpost.com -

At least 200 people with disabilities set up camp outside a House office building on Monday and occupied the halls inside, demanding that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) stop trying to delay [...]

First Nations Accuse BC Of Violating Int’l Law By Issuing Enbridge Permits

By Staff, www.stockhouse.com -

The Yinka Dene Alliance (YDA) is accusing the British Columbia government of violating international law by issuing permits to Enbridge Inc. for drilling and tree removal in their territories [...]

What Do We Need To Build A Movement?

We must develop a revolutionary theory that is not reliant on the industrial or agrarian muscle of workers. Most manufacturing jobs have disappeared, and, of those that remain, few are unionized. [...]

The Battle For Wisconsin: The Revolt of 2011

By Tom Crean, www.socialistalternative.org -

The uprising in Wisconsin in February and March 2011 was an event of enormous historical significance for the American labor movement. Hundreds of thousands of workers and young people rose up [...]

Weaponized Profits: The US Health Care System

By Donna Smith, www.commondreams.org -

Many people who advocate for an improved and expanded Medicare for all for life health system in the US tend to vilify the for-profit, private insurance industry and big Pharma but ignore the [...]

War No More: The Case for Abolition

By Kathy Kelly, www.warisacrime.org -

Surely we must join Swanson in acknowledging the enormous challenges we face in campaigning to avoid war, or to abolish it. He writes: “In addition to being immersed in a false world view of [...]

Four New Occucards Just Released

By the Occucards collective, www.occucards.com -

We are proud to announce the release of four new occucards. The first (#22) is on the Surveillance State. Thanks to the courage of Edward Snowden, it is now confirmed that the NSA monitors, [...]

Ending Hunger: Sustainable Development Goals After 2015

By Olivier De Schutter, Jochen Flasbarth and Dr. Hans R. Herren, www.ipsnews.net -

United Nations - Reducing the proportion of undernourished people by half until 2015 was one of the Millennium Development Goals that the international community set in 2000. It will not be [...]

Solar Decathlon 2013: The Potential Of Green Homes

By Staff, www.latimes.com -

I've been to two Solar Decathlon's held on the mall in Washington, DC. It is always an inspiring event. Teams of students compete to build solar homes. It is always great to see what would be [...]

How The US Is Enabling Syriastan

By Pepe Escobar, www.atimes.com -

If any extra evidence was needed to shatter the myth of a "revolution" struggling for a future "democratic" Syria, the big news of the week cleared any remaining doubts. The hardcore jihadi [...]

Scahill, Greenwald Investigating NSA Role in US ‘Assassination Program’

By Jon Queally, www.commondreams.org -

Jeremy Scahill, a contributor to The Nation magazine and the New York Times best-selling author of "Dirty Wars," said he will be working with Glenn Greenwald, the Rio-based journalist who has [...]

Show Love For Lynne Stewart, All Political Prisoners: Act Now!

By Larry Pinkney, www.lynnestewart.org -

It is not enough to merely observe that the imprisoned ‘people’s lawyer’ Lynne Stewart, has for four decades vigorously and unceasingly defended the voiceless, the downtrodden, and the targeted [...]