#GeneralStrike2020: How To Participate On The May Day Launch

By Popular Resistance. -

On May Day, the first of May, the #GeneralStrike2020 (and beyond) campaign launches across the country. Learn more about the overall campaign in our most recent newsletter, "The Era of Mass [...]

Defying Trump’s Order, Nebraska Meatpackers Strike And More Strike News

By Mike Elk, Pay Day Report. -

Earlier today, Trump announced that he intended to use the power of the federal government and the Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open throughout the United States.  The [...]

Amazon, Walmart, FedEx Workers Plan Walkout On Friday

By Kaelan Deese, The Hill. -

The Friday demonstrations will also request protective and cleaning equipment and full disclosure on the number of infected cases in company facilities. The protest would result in employees [...]

Could New Jersey Solve The Local News Crisis?

By Joshua Benton, NiemanLab.org. -

Americans, generally speaking at least, think it is right and good that they and their neighbors have access to books. And magazines and newspapers. And internet access when you need it. And [...]

Trump Administration Spreading The Pandemic With Air Deportation Flights

By Dan Beeton, CEPR.net. -

Washington, DC  ―  New analysis from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) shows that Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) likely has carried out at least 232 deportation [...]

These ‘Are The Good Times — Compared To What’s Coming Next”

By Chauncey DeVega, Salon. -

Empires fall a little bit at a time and then all at once. Over the last two decades, America has proven itself to be well along on that journey. The coronavirus pandemic has simply pushed our [...]

Film Review: ‘Planet Of Humans’ Misplaces The Blame On Population Growth

By David Schwartzman, Popular Resistance. -

This is a very effective but flawed film, which already has been seen on YouTube by 2.5 million when I saw it on April 26. To sum up my review, it combines a very welcome biting critique of [...]

COVID-19 Will Kill More People Worldwide Due To Water Shortages

By José Luis Granados Ceja, Truthout. -

Experts have been consistent in telling the public that one of the best means to stop the spread of the coronavirus is the practice of good hygiene. But how can you abide by these instructions [...]

A Movement Builds To Support Wildlife In Human Spaces

By April M. Short, Portside. -

The world’s wildlife is in danger of dying off, and inevitably taking humanity out with it. Humans have destroyed enormous portions of the planet’s natural spaces, and caused a climate disaster [...]

OPCW Insiders Slam ‘Compromised’ New Syria Chemical Weapons Probe

By OPCW Insiders, The Grayzone. -

We have read the first Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) April 2020 report on alleged chemical attacks at Ltamenah. We observe that, [...]

COVID-19 Time: Reduce Military And War Budget

By the Resistance Center for Peace and Action and Mass Peace Action, Popular Resistance. -

The unprecedented scale of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic gives rise to many questions about the ways our society is organized and how our future society should be rebuilt. One issue that has an [...]

Here’s Why We Must Decarcerate Now

By Henry Cervantes, Waging Nonviolence. -

My neighborhood in Chicago, “Little Village,” is the single largest jail site in the United States. The Cook County Jail is usually known as a place where violence occurs, like attacks on inmates [...]

Millions Of Students Struck To End A War In Vietnam

By Steve Early, Popular Resistance. -

President Richard M. Nixon prided himself on the accuracy of his political prognostication. Nixon was never more prescient than fifty years ago this month, in a remark made to his secretary, just [...]

‘Protect Amazon Workers’ Mural Painted In Front Of CEO Jeff Bezos’ Home

By Shut Down DC, Popular Resistance -

On April 29, 2020, a team of activists with La ColectiVA and ShutDownDC painted a mural on the street in front of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ DC home. The mural read “PROTECT AMAZON WORKERS” in [...]

The Fifth Coronavirus Relief Package We Need

By Howie Hawkins, Nation of Change. -

The coronavirus depression is fast becoming as deep as the Great Depression. The federal government’s response has been too little, too late. While sickness and death spread, while [...]