Julian Assange Deserves A Nobel Peace Prize

By The Courage Foundation. -

Julian Assange has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. We think he deserves to win. There is an incredibly long list of actions that Julian has taken toward a more peaceful world. As [...]

Who Is Alexei Navalny?

By Royce Kurmelovs and Katya Kazbek, The Grayzone. -

Compressed into a two-minute soundbite, the story of Alexei Navalny and the recent protests that have erupted across Russia seems simple enough. The Russian opposition figure who recently [...]

Policing And Punishment In Minneapolis’ ‘SafeZone’

By Marjaan Sirdar, Unicorn Riot. -

The criminal “justice” apparatus faces increasing criticism for emphasizing punishment, violent abuse and incarceration of criminals rather than rehabilitation. However, few observers recognize [...]

On Contact: Radical As Reality Itself

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Michael Smith about civil rights attorney Michael Ratner's recently published memoir, "Moving the Bar – My Life as A Radical Lawyer". Smith was a [...]

Chicago Teachers’ Struggle At A Crossroads

By Alexander Fangmann, WSWS. -

The drive to reopen Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the third largest school district in the country, has become a pitched battle between educators and the state apparatus, the latter backed up by [...]

Students Continue To Pressure Northwestern University To Abolish The Police

By Binah Schatsky, Daily Northwestern. -

After several months of continuous pressure on Northwestern administration to abolish University Police and divest from policing and other militarized entities, NUCNC is continuing their work [...]

The People Of Ecuador Are Fighting To Recover Their Popular Sovereignty

By Progressive International, Bulatlat. -

On 7 February, the citizens of Ecuador will express their constitutional right to popular sovereignty, electing a new president and National Assembly to carry the country out of its most severe [...]

COVID-19: How Weaponizing Disease And Vaccine Wars Are Failing Us

By Popular Resistance. -

On January 26, 2021, authors and editors of the book "Capitalism on a Ventilator: The Impact of COVID-19 in China and the US" held a webinar to provide an update to the book and answer [...]

‘Real Theory Is In What You Do And How You Do It’

By Selma James, Verso Books. -

When I first put forward “wages for housework” in March 1972, I was unsure of the implications. I knew that wages for housework was qualitatively different from wages for housewives, which I had [...]

The Virus Changed

By Andrew Nikiforuk, The Tyee. -

Are you tired of COVID? I fucking am. But as a longtime science writer and the author of two books on pandemics, I have to report what you probably don’t want to hear. We have entered the [...]

‘100 Seconds To Midnight’

By Brett Wilkins, Commondreams. -

One hundred seconds to midnight. That's how close humanity is to the apocalypse, and it's as close as the world has ever been, according to Wednesday's annual announcement from the Bulletin of [...]

More Parking Puts More Cars On The Road

By Michael Andersen, Sightline Institute. -

Do cities create greener lifestyles? Or do they just enable them? It’s very, very, very clear that people who live closer to other people drive less. But how much of this is due to the fact [...]

We Should All Be Outraged

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Someday the world will be free of the coronavirus. Then, we will glance backward at these years of misery inflicted by virions with spike proteins that have struck down millions of people and [...]

Victimized Teacher Speaks Out Against Deadly School Reopening

By Michael Walters, WSWS. -

Chicago Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) ordered 5,800 teachers to return for in-person instruction at the beginning of January. Teachers who refused to return to [...]

Pro-Biden Propaganda

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The bad orange man is now back in Florida. Donald Trump, known as “45” by people who refused to speak his name, is history. His accidental presidency is now a bad memory and the sight of him [...]