Julian Assange Warns That Ecuador Is Moving To End His Political Asylum

By Mike Head, Wsws.org -

Before being abruptly cut off by an Ecuadorian government lawyer during a court hearing on Monday, WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange accused that government of seeking to end his [...]

Increased Restrictions On Protest Won’t Keep Communities Safer

By Shane Burley, Wagingnonviolence.org -

On Oct. 15, the Portland Police Bureau held a press conference to announce a new ordinance that would expand police power to limit protest activity. The proposal comes after two years of [...]

Human Rights World Summit Warns Of Rise In Activist Murders

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The conference is aimed at building ties between activists to develop strategies for fighting repression and discrimination over the next two decades. More than 150 rights campaigners from around [...]

A Trans-Atlantic Cooperative Of Dairy Farmers

By Staff, Agupdate.com -

Foremost Farms USA and Arla Foods, a European dairy cooperative, are in advanced discussions about forming a strategic partnership. Representatives recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding [...]

Halt To Youth Climate Lawsuit Inspires Nationwide Resistance

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

The three-year-long case has survived countless obstacles and the 21 youth plaintiffs don't plan on backing down now. This week should have been the start to the three-year-long landmark youth [...]

Bezos And Bipartisanship: Voting Vets Not Always The Best

By Suzanne Gordon, Popular Resistance. -

Veterans running for office have never had a stronger personal brand or more political backing. To hold onto or win back seats in Congress, both major parties have recruited many candidates whose [...]

After Three Decades, Trespass Prosecutions Resume At Nevada Nuclear Test Site

By Jack Cohen-Joppa, Nukeresister.org -

With the United States ready to burst from the starting gate in a new nuclear arms race, a recent change in policy aims to rein in any renewed protest at the U.S. nuclear weapons test site in [...]

The Cult Of Trump

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Cult leaders arise from decayed communities and societies in which people have been shorn of political, social and economic power. The disempowered, infantilized by a world they cannot control, [...]

The Clock Is Ticking On Addressing Climate Change — Med Students Can Help

By Sidhant Gugale, Countercurrents.org -

The latest report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns us that we have only 12 years left to keep the maximum temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius and, [...]

Busload Of Activist Nuns Log 5,600 Miles For Tax Justice

By Sarah Anderson, Inequality.org -

Look out Mar-A-Lago. The renowned activists known as the “Nuns on the Bus” are headed your way. And they’re just as ticked off about the Trump-Republican tax reform as they were when they [...]

US And The Central American Exodus

By Angel Guerra, Resumen-english.org -

The exodus of Central Americans, mainly to the United States, has been made visible by the current caravan that crosses Mexico, this is not new and is a long-standing phenomenon.In 2017, the [...]

5,200 U.S. Troops Being Sent To The Border

By Robert Burns, Colleen Long and Jill Colvin, AP.org -

WASHINGTON — A week out from the midterm elections, the Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops, some armed, to the Southwest border this week in an extraordinary military operation to [...]

Brazil: The Indispensable Need For Resistance

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen-english.org -

The die is cast. There are no longer any polls that can be used to draw un provable results. The truth is that a fascist has come to the presidency of Brazil by a vote of millions. The fact is [...]

Brazil: How Could A Far-Right Demagogue Win The Election?

By Jorge Martin, Marxist.com -

Bolsonaro won the second round of the Brazilian presidential election with 55 percent of the vote, defeating Haddad – the Workers’ Party (PT) candidate – who received 45 percent. Any hopes of a [...]

Waffles, Beer, And The Penalty We Pay For Tolerating Inequality

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

Belgium is spreading about as well as any nation on Earth, according to data the Swiss bank Credit Suisse details in its new Global Wealth Report 2018. No other major society currently sports a [...]