Mumia Abu-Jamal: State Running Scared, Trying To Make Sure He Dies In Prison

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

Ann Garrison: Mumia has finally had the open-heart surgery that his team and his wife had such a hard time getting any information about beforehand. Johanna Fernandez: That’s correct. But [...]

Why Delivery Workers Across The Planet Are Rising Up

By Taroa Zuniga Silva, Peoples Dispatch. -

On February 22, 2019, at 6 pm, a car crashed into Servio Hernández’s motorcycle. Hernández, a Venezuelan migrant in Chile, was hit while he was in the middle of making a delivery for PedidosYa, a [...]

Making International Workers’ Day A Day Of Action Against Imperialism

By the Black Alliance for Peace, Popular Resistance. -

War, repression, and imperialism characterize the objective plight of billions of humans still gripped by the vicious colonial-capitalist world system. May 1 is the day laboring classes claim for [...]

RENACER Act: US Congress To Expand Nicaragua Sanctions

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution is being targeted with a new sanctions bill as retaliation for triumphing over Washington’s domination attempts and as President Daniel Ortega is anticipated to [...]

Powerful Government Policy Segregated Us

By Richard Rothstein, Economic Policy Institute. -

I am the author of a book, The Color of Law, that disproves the myth of de facto segregation. In truth, we are residentially segregated, not naturally or from private bigotry, but primarily by [...]

US Army Corps Of Engineers Permit Big Oil To Dredge Mercury-Contaminated Matagorda Bay

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Texas shrimper, fisherwoman and internationally known environmentalist Diane Wilson is on Day 22 of her hunger strike to gain national solidarity and publicity for pressure on the U.S. Army Corps [...]

Hawaii Is The First US State To Declare A Climate Emergency

By Kate Yoder, Grist. -

The word “emergency” usually conjures images of ambulances with flashing lights, homes going up in flames, or tornadoes tearing through a town. But increasingly, governments are using the word to [...]

The Variable Relationships Between Worker Centers And Unions

By Steven Greenhouse, The American Prospect. -

Like many immigrant workers, Pascual Tapia, a late-night janitor at a Target store in Minneapolis, was a victim of wage theft. He often worked 56 hours a week, but he was hardly ever paid time [...]

Police Killing Black Americans Amounts To Crimes Against Humanity

By Ed Pilkington, The Guardian. -

The systematic killing and maiming of unarmed African Americans by police amount to crimes against humanity that should be investigated and prosecuted under international law, an inquiry into US [...]

Court Rules Germany Must Tighten Climate Law

By Thomas Escritt, Reuters. -

Berlin - Germany must update its climate law by the end of next year to set out how it will bring carbon emissions down nearly to zero by 2050, its top court ruled on Thursday, siding with a [...]

How We Can Place The Wellbeing Economy At The Heart Of Our Cities

By Nadine Maarhuis, Sustainable Urban Delta. -

Once upon a time, the growth of a country’s Gross Domestic Product would actually lead to social progress. In the first few decades after the Second World War, growth was invested in collective [...]

For Social And Environmental Justice, Words Don’t Cut It

By C. J. Clouse, GreenBiz. -

Not so long ago, business was business. The vast majority of corporations happily functioned according to the doctrine of economist Milton Freidman, who believed a company’s sole [...]

Advocates Welcome DOJ Hate Crimes Charges In Ahmaud Arbery Killing

By Brett Wilkins, Commondreams. -

Racial justice advocates welcomed Wednesday's announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that three men imprisoned in Georgia on murder and other charges in connection with the death of [...]

The CIA Has Been Taking Over For Decades

By Lee Camp, Scheer Post. -

December 22, 1963 — exactly one month after President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated, former President Harry S. Truman published an op-ed in the Washington Post that most people, [...]

US Troop Build Up Threatens Resource War In The Arctic

By Sam Carliner, Left Voice. -

While plenty of headlines are being dedicated to the U.S. military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, an increase of U.S. forces in another area has gone under the radar. This area is the [...]