Flat Broke, Black Voters Want More Than Just Another Black President

By Jon Jeter, Truthout.org -

Sen. Cory Booker’s announcement on February 1 that he is entering the 2020 presidential race brings the number of African-American Democrats seeking their party’s nomination to two, making the [...]

Net Neutrality Advocates Force Republican To Cancel Fundraiser With Telecoms

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Senate Commerce Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) who was scheduled to hold hearings on a an Internet privacy bill abruptly canceled a fundraiser the night before the hearings with the telecom [...]

The Rigors Of Organizing: On The Road With The German Climate Resistance

By Jeff Ordower, Counterpunch.org -

Recently, press in the United States told the story of the great transition that the German Coal Commission announced. Benevolent governments like Germany are deciding to make a just transition [...]

Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended Or Imposed On Women

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

A choice must now be made. It is officially unconstitutional to discriminate against 18-year-old women by not forcing them to sign up to be forced against their will to kill and die for [...]

Former Aetna Medical Director Admits To Never Reviewing Medical Records Before Denying Care

By Robert Glatter, Forbes.com -

In an eye-opening exclusive reported by CNN, it was revealed that former Aetna Medical Director, Dr. Jay Ken Iinuma, admitted under oath that “he never looked at patients’ records when deciding [...]

Zapatistas Take On President AMLO At 25th Anniversary

By Jérôme Baschet, Roarmag.org -

On January 1, 2019, the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico celebrated the 25th anniversary of the start of their uprising in 1994. Normally, these yearly celebrations are festive activities marked by [...]

CARICOM Reiterates Support For Peaceful Resolution In Venezuela

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

As political and economic events unfold in various countries in the region, including Haiti, Venezuela, and Guyana, the 15-member group aims to de-escalate tensions. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) [...]

Open Letter To Rep. Ocasio-Cortez On Venezuela

By Stan Goff, Medium.com -

I am one of your many fans. Your breakthrough in the 14th District of New York was historic; and your popularity is adding fuel to the fires of a crucial social democratic political challenge to [...]

Pence Threatens War In Venezuela At Colombia Summit: “There Is No Turning Back”

By Eric London, Wsws.org -

US Vice President Mike Pence delivered a bellicose speech before representatives of 14 Latin American countries at a meeting of the Lima Group in Bogotá, Colombia, yesterday. The remarks were [...]

The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

By Jeremy Brecher, Labor Network for Sustainability -

Global warming has rightly been called history’s “greatest market failure.” Correcting it cannot be left to the market. The GND will need bold economic planning, industrial policies, and public [...]

Student Debt Is At All-Time-High Of Over $1 Trillion

By Alexandre Tanzi, Bloomberg.com -

More than a decade has passed since young Americans faced debt levels this high. Debt among 19 to 29-year-old Americans exceeded $1 trillion at the end of 2018, according to the New York Federal [...]

Venezuela: EU Spurns Violent Intervention For Peaceful Solution

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

"It is very clear: we must avoid military intervention," said Maja Kocijancic, spokeswoman for foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. The European Union is urging the world to abandon a [...]

Notes From The Streets Of Venezuela—The People Are Resilient In The Face Of Foreign Intervention

By Vijay Prashad, Pressenza.com -

It is a sunny day, four days before the 30th anniversary of a major uprising across Venezuela that is known as the Caracazo. On that day, on February 27, 1989, thousands of poor Venezuelans [...]

Why Is There No Strike Pay For Oakland Teachers?

By Jonathan Burleigh, Wsws.org -

The teachers on strike in Oakland, California, are fighting for increased funding to public education, to secure a living wage, and to put an end to the privatization of schools. The Oakland [...]

Amnesty International’s Biased And Inaccurate Reporting On Nicaragua Refuted

By Staff, Nscag.org -

In 2018 Amnesty International produced two reports on Nicaragua, accusing the Nicaraguan government of ‘a strategy of indiscriminate repression’. The context was violent protests which broke out [...]