A Manual For A New Era Of Direct Action

By George Lakey, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By George Lakey for Waging Nonviolence - Movement manuals can be useful. Marty Oppenheimer and I found that out in 1964 when civil rights leaders were too busy to write a manual but wanted one. [...]

The Dance Of Death

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and [...]

Urgent Warning: Time To Hit The Reset Button On US-Korean Policy

By Medea Benjamin, www.codepink.org -

By Medea Benjamin for Code Pink - Touching down in Washington DC Friday night after a peace delegation to South Korea organized by the Task Force to Stop THAAD in Korea (STIK), I saw the [...]

‘How Can You Work … For A President That Undermines Your Work?’

By Mattathias Schwartz, www.propublica.org -

By Mattathias Schwartz for Pro Publica - Last week, Dan Coats, the former senator from Indiana and current head of the U.S. intelligence community, was interviewed by NBC’s Lester Holt in front [...]

Going Soft On Corporate Crime A Bipartisan Affair

By Russell Mokhiber, www.corporatecrimereporter.com -

By Russell Mokhiber for Corporate Crime Reporter - Donald Trump is not a fan of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the law that says it’s illegal for any person — corporate or human — to [...]

‘We’re Figuring Out How We Can Mount A National Campaign’ For Single Payer

By Staff, www.commondreams.org -

By Staff of Common Dreams - I'm 'absolutely' introducing single-payer healthcare bill. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told Jake Tapper on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday that he will “absolutely” [...]

Trump Is Not The Venezuelan Supreme Court

By Joe Emersberger, www.venezuelanalysis.com -

By Joe Emersberger for Venezuela Analysis - The Trump administration has threatened Venezuela with economic sanctions if the government proceeds with a vote to elect a Constituent Assembly to [...]

Hackers Breach Dozens Of Voting Machines Brought To Conference

By Joe Uchill, www.thehill.com -

By Joe Uchill for The Hill - LAS VEGAS — One of the nation’s largest cybersecurity conferences is inviting attendees to get hands-on experience hacking a slew of voting machines, demonstrating to [...]

Police Kill Innocent Man While Serving Warrant At Wrong Address

By Andrew Emett, www.nationofchange.org -

By Andrew Emett for Nation of Change - Despite having the correct address printed on the arrest warrant, Mississippi police officers recently arrived at the wrong house and fatally shot the [...]

Time To Reassess The Roles Played By Guccifer 2.0 And Russia In The DNC ‘Hack’

By Scott Ritter, www.truthdig.com -

By Scott Ritter for Truth Dig - The current American political canonical theology holds as an incontrovertible truth that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election. According to this [...]

Arrests: Forests Are For Picnics Not For Pipelines

By the Sugar Shack Alliance, www.popularresistance.org -

By the Sugar Shack Alliance. Massachusetts - It was a beautiful day for picnics in Otis State Forest on Saturday, as the non-violent direct action group Sugar Shack Alliance hosted a large public [...]

Newsletter: Fight For Health Care Begins

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

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were stalled again this week, due in large part to public pressure including courageous and [...]

Police Chiefs Criticize Trump Speech On Police Violence

By Carla Herreria, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Carla Herreria for Huffington Post. Law enforcement officials from around the world released a statement in apparent response to President Donald Trump’s speech Friday to cops in New York in [...]

Black Women Work 7 months In 2017 Equal Pay Of White Men In 2016

By Staff, www.epi.org -

By Staff for Economic Policy Institute. July 31st is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how long into 2017 an African American woman would have to work in order to be paid the same [...]

Why Tax Cuts for the Rich Solve Nothing

By Joseph E. Stiglitz, www.project-syndicate.org -

By Joseph E. Stiglitz for Project Syndicate. A politically astute president who understood deeply the economics and politics of corporate tax reform could conceivably muscle Congress toward a [...]