Newsletter: The Movement Matters Most

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. While some people are calling 2016 the worst year ever, we are optimistic that we are on track for transformational change. Of course there are significant [...]

Tripwires For The Trumpsters

By Ralph Nader, www.blog.nader.org -

By Ralph Nader for The Nader Page - The Trumpsters are coming to town—led by a failed gambling czar, corporate welfare king and major tax escapee—and they are hell bent on unmaking Washington, [...]

Can North Carolina’s Moral Mondays Movement Spark New Civil Rights Fire?

By William Barber II, www.ebony.com -

By William Barber II for Ebony - Donald Trump’s triumph across the South and Midwest, which won him the Electoral College and the White House, did not extend to Governor Pat McCrory in my home [...]

2016 And Beyond: Justice Jumping Genres

By Brian Bienkowski, www.environmentalhealthnews.org -

By Brian Bienkowski for Environmental Health News - A historic year for environmental justice saw government failures in Flint, a resurgent Native voice, and a merging of movements. We're [...]

On World Day Of Peace, Recognizing Those Who Work For Nuclear Disarmament

By Gail DeGeorge, www.globalsistersreport.org -

By Gail DeGeorge for Global Sisters Report - In observance of the World Day of Peace January 1, we at Global Sisters Report join in prayer for peace in all regions, for all victims of war and for [...]

11 Million Could Lose Health Coverage If Expansion Of Medicaid Repealed

By Jesse Cross-Call, www.cbpp.org -

By Jesse Cross-Call for Center on Budget and Policy Priorities - Congressional Republicans indicate they will repeal key sections of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) early next year, including its [...]

Why I Answered The Call For Veterans To Go To Standing Rock

By Kevin Basl, www.otherwords.org -

By Kevin Basl for Other Words - At Standing Rock, for the first time, I felt like I was finally serving the people. I lay among friends, huddled and cold in our sleeping bags. We listened to the [...]

Get Ready For All-Out Assault On Social Security

By Dave Lindorff, www.thiscantbehappening.net -

By Dave Lindorff for This Can't Be Happening - The first assault of the new Trump administration and Republican Congress upon Social Security has been launched. It comes in the form of release of [...]

200 DHS Employees Accepted Nearly $15M In Bribes

By Andrew Emett, www.ecowatch.com -

By Andrew Emett for Nation of Change - A recent New York Times investigation found that almost 200 employees and contract workers from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) were caught [...]

We Are Not Living In ‘Post-Truth’ World, We Are Living Lies Of Others

By Robert Fisk, www.independent.co.uk -

By Robert Fisk for The Independent - Nigel Farage is not a Nazi and nor is Donald Trump. But what is terrifying – and deeply akin to fascism – is our ability to ‘think’ our way from truth into [...]

Snowden Document Reveals What NSA Knew About Previous Russian Hacking

By Sam Biddle, www.theintercept.com -

By Sam Biddle for The Intercept - TO DATE, THE only public evidence that the Russian government was responsible for hacks of the DNC and key Democratic figures has been circumstantial and far [...]

Is The Pilgrim Pipeline Protest The Next #NoDAPL?

By Lorraine Chow, www.ecowatch.com -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - Is this the next #NoDAPL? The Ramapough Lunaape tribe in the township of Mahwah, New Jersey are protesting the interstate Pilgrim Pipeline, a proposed 178-mile [...]

Another, More Beautiful America Is Rising. Trump Will Be Resisted

By Rebecca Solnit, www.theguardian.com -

By Rebecca Solnit for The Guardian - American people will stand up for ideals of humanity, from lawyers and tech workers to the Californian senate. The time when you don’t need hope is when your [...]

The Twelve Days (And Months) Of Climate Justice Day Two

By Winona LaDuke and John Foran, www.resilience.org -

By Winona LaDuke and John Foran for Resilience - It’s 2016 and the weight of American corporate interests has come to the Missouri River, the Mother River. This time, instead of the Seventh [...]

Controlling The Narrative On Syria

By Louis Allday, www.mrzine.monthlyreview.org -

By Louis Allday for MR Zine - Since 2011, the torrent of ill-informed, inaccurate and often entirely dishonest analysis of events in Syria has been unremitting. I have written previously about [...]