Chris Hedges: ‘We Are In A Dangerous Time’

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

When we last interviewed Chris Hedges in December, we spoke about the coming uprising and whether the left was ready for it. Now we are in the midst of a nationwide rebellion against police [...]

Medicare For All Is A Beginning, Not The End Point

By Don Fitz, Green Social Thought. -

As a coup de grâce to the Bernie Sanders campaign Joe Biden declared that he would veto Medicare-for-All. This could drive a dedicated health care advocate to relentlessly pursue Med-4-All as a [...]

Know Your Rights – Don’t Talk To Cops At The Airport

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

“Have you ever been arrested for a crime?”  I wasn’t surprised that was the first question.  I’ve said consistently over the past eight years that I wear my conviction for blowing the whistle on [...]

Ten Days Of Climate Extremes

By Bob Berwyn, Inside Climate News. -

Pick almost any slice of time in the recent past and you can find clues to how climate change is jacking up dangerous weather extremes. In the 10 days after the potential global heat record in [...]

The Day After Election Day

By Rob Urie, Counterpunch. -

For the second election in a row two of the least favored politicians in American history represent the range of choices speaks to the vacuity of the ‘process.’ In the throes of electoral [...]

Trump And DeJoy’s Main Objective: Incapacitate The US Postal Service

By Michael Payne, Nation of Change. -

Why in the world would anyone want to do great harm to one of America’s oldest and most revered institutions, the USPS? Why? It’s the upcoming presidential election, stupid! Talk about a [...]

Obama, Harris And The Ruse Of Racial Representation

By Nelson Maldonado-Torres , Black Agenda Report. -

The nomination of Senator Kamala Harris to the position of Vice President of the United States has been widely recognized as a triumph for Black and Asian women in the country. Something similar [...]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

By Katu Arkonada, La Jornada. -

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela. The most extreme wing of the Venezuelan opposition, which forms the so-called G4 (that [...]

Rescuers Penalized For Saving Lives At The World’s Deadliest Border

By The Civil Fleet. -

Humanitarian organizations are being penalized for fulfilling responsibilities abandoned by European governments at the world’s deadliest border, activists have warned after an eventful weekend [...]

DC Police Ramp Up Aggressive Tactics After March On Washington

By Jenny Gathright, DCist. -

Friday’s March on Washington brought massive crowds to downtown D.C. and ended without any significant confrontations between police and protesters. But as demonstrations bled into the weekend, [...]

Reflecting On 12 Years In Palestine

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, Popular Resistance. -

In Palestine, I have split my time between working on human rights issues for Palestinians and working for the environment. These are not mutually exclusive as there is significant overlap. There [...]

‘People Are Still Putting Their Bodies On The Line To Stop This Pipeline’

By Joseph Bullington, In These Times. -

Bias lived in the anti-pipeline camps for five months and got sev­en state mis­de­meanor charges of their own. Bias has been deal­ing with the gen­er­al legal after­math of Stand­ing Rock ever [...]

US And Russia Collide, While Syrian Tribes Call For US Withdrawal

By Steven Sahiounie, Middle East Discourse. -

On August 20, Pres. Trump met with Iraq’s PM, and said the US is leaving Iraq “fairly rapidly” and making decisions on Syria “fairly soon.”  The Iraqi Parliament called for the total withdrawal [...]

US Militarism Toward China Is Part And Parcel Of American Hegemony

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has not made the planet any safer from the threat of U.S. militarism. Nothing encapsulates the inhumanity of the U.S. social order more than the loss of tens of millions of [...]

The Black Panther Party’s Multiracial Anti-Fascism

By Yoav Litvin, ROAR Magazine. -

In the late 60s and 70s, the Black Panther Party (BPP) embodied the vanguard of the revolution and anti-fascist, anti-racist action in the United States. The BPP formed an inclusionary, [...]