Biden Is No FDR And Build Back Better Legislation Proves It

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The capitalist system attempts to divert attention away from its obvious failings in every way that it can, from mindless entertainment to the contrived drama of January 6th and missing person [...]

COVID Hit The Working Class Hardest, But The Traditional Left Is Deaf To Them

By Dakotah Lilly, RT. -

The ruling class across Europe and in the US would rather see people divided than united against oligarchy, that’s why Left populism coupled with the working-class outlook represents a greater [...]

Raising Awareness Of Israeli War Crimes, With Palestine Action

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

In this interview, Lowkey speaks to the co-founders of Palestine Action, Huda Ammori and Richard Barnard, both of whom have been arrested for their anti-Apartheid activism. Ammori is a [...]

Howard University Students Protesting Housing Conditions

By Ally Schweitzer, DCist. -

In an open letter published Tuesday, Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick wrote that students’ two-week occupation of a campus building in protest of poor housing conditions and [...]

Rainbow Warrior To Defy Glasgow Port By Sailing To COP26

By The Canary. -

If the voyage is successful, the four youth activists on the Rainbow Warrior plan to meet fellow members of the Fridays for Future climate strike movement on 1 November outside the summit to [...]

Europe: The Subordinate Ally Of The United States

By Vijay Prashad, People's Democracy. -

In recent months, European countries and the European Union have been put under pressure from the United States to substantially break ties with the People’s Republic of China as well as to [...]

On Contact: Julian Assange Extradition Case

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

For the past two days, Chris Hedges has been watching the extradition hearing for Julian Assange via video link from London. The United States is appealing a lower court ruling that denied the [...]

The Green New Deal From Below

By Jeremy Brecher, Labor 4 Sustainability. -

The Green New Deal is a visionary program to protect the earth’s climate while creating good jobs, reducing injustice, and eliminating poverty. Its core principle is to use the necessity for [...]

Okinawans Demand Clean Drinking Water From US Military

By Robert Kajiwara, Peace For Okinawa Coalition. -

For at least the past five years the Okinawa Prefectural Government has been monitoring the amount of foreign substances in Okinawa's water. In 2016 Okinawans discovered high levels of toxic [...]

Diesel Emissions In Major US Cities Disproportionately Harm Communities Of Color

By Kristoffer Tigue, Inside Climate News. -

Studies have long pointed to air pollution in the United States disproportionately harming poor and minority communities. But a pair of recent studies that examined tailpipe pollution in major [...]

US Lawyers Argue Assange Healthy Enough To Be Sent To His Death

By Richard Medhurst’s Newsletter. -

Some background information first: Assange’s extradition battle with the United States continued at the appeal hearing on October 27-28 at the High Court in London. The first day was largely the [...]

Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz Is Free, But Other Political Prisoners Languish

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

Russell “Maroon” Shoatz has been granted compassionate release after 50 years in prison. The length of his sentence is outrageous but it is hardly unique. The United States not only has the [...]

Anti-Imperialism You Can Try At Home

By Mattea Kramer, Tom's Dispatch. -

Robin Rue Simmons had been very curious about the truth of American life as a young person. But it was only after she finished high school, left her native Evanston, Illinois, and returned as an [...]

Beneath Striketober Fanfare, The Lower Frequencies Of Class Struggle

By Luis Feliz Leon And Maximillian Alvarez, Labor Notes. -

As the rich and comfortable stayed indoors and rode out the worst months of the pandemic on their Peloton bikes, workers around the country shifted into a different gear. Ten thousand farming [...]

Is This A Strike Wave?

By Nelson Lichtenstein, Dissent Magazine. -

Last week, in the space usually reserved for sage editorials, the New York Times published Tom Morello’s ode to the radical Industrial Workers of the World and to Joe Hill, that union’s martyred [...]