“Please Save My Life”: Julian Assange In Prison

By Annissa Warsame, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom. -

For over 150 days this has been Julian Assange’s residence, whether he likes it or not. And a judge has ruled today, he is to remain there even after his jail sentence is over.  Swiftly after [...]

How Movements Build Strength Through Training

By George Lakey, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Training for movements is not unlike training for athletic competition: Pain is inevitable. It’s the conditioning of mind, body and heart that makes winning possible. It’s no accident that much [...]

Should We Feed Hungry Children, Or The War Machine?

By Medea Benjamin, Opendemocracy.net -

On August 21, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Lise Grande, put out a heartbreaking call for nations to make good on their pledges to send humanitarian aid to feed destitute families in [...]

A Year Of Organizing Freelance Journalists

By Staff, Organizing.work -

In March of 2019, the Industrial Workers of the World Freelance Journalists Union unintentionally went public. Having recently settled on a formal name for the organization, committee members [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Calls On Public To Demand That All Elected Officials Address Issues Of War, Militarism And U.S. Intervention

By Staff, Blackallianceforpeace.com -

The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) believes that along with the issue of climate change, the interlocking issues of war, militarism and normalized, illegal U.S. interventionism represent the main [...]

Statement From The AHA On Domestic Terrorism, Bigotry, And History

By American Historical Association, Historians.org -

Shortly after the November 2016 presidential election, the American Historical Association noted with dismay the “continuing evidence of polarization to the point of harassment seldom seen in [...]

These Crime Victims Have Lost Loved Ones To Murder — And To Prison. That’s Why They Want To End Life Without Parole In Pennsylvania

By Elizabeth Hardison, Penncapital-star.com -

Kimberly King woke up at 5 a.m. on a February morning in 1997 to her phone ringing. Her mother was on the other end, calling to tell her that her brother, Damani Carter, had been shot in the head [...]

How To Start An Anti-Racist Student Group In Your School

By Staff, Waethnicstudies.com -

The painful truth about public education is that racism is as common as bored students and overworked teachers. While many in our home of Seattle take pride in the city’s “progressive” [...]

Puerto Rican People’s Assemblies Shift From Protest To Proposal

By Jacqueline Villarrubia-Mendoza and Roberto Vélez-Vélez, NACLA -

Puerto Ricans now explore the breadth of these challenges with the formation of people’s assemblies. Assemblies began in August in different parts of the island, from Ponce, Mayaguez, Lares, and [...]

The Fight For A Green New Deal Can Start With Your Union Contract

By Jared Odessky, Inthesetimes.com -

News coverage of the Green New Deal portrays organized labor as a major obstacle to its enactment. But our new report for Data for Progress paints a different picture. In a poll conducted for the [...]

Global Appeal For Peace; People Of The World Unite

By Popular Resistance -

This is a new initiative to create a worldwide network of people and organizations that will work together to oppose the lawless actions of the United States: interference in the politics of [...]

August 6th Is Certainly A Day That Has Gone Down In Infamy

By Staff, Cindysheehanssoapbox.blogspot.com -

Undoubtedly, the most notorious event that occurred on 8/6 was the 1945 US a-bombing of Hiroshima followed closely by the bombing of Nagasaki. The tragedy of those war crimes still has have many [...]

Death Curse In Caloto – Colombian Unionist And Opposition Candidate Declared “Military Object”

By James Patrick Jordan, Afgj.org -

Under cover of night while those inside are sleeping, a manila envelope is slipped under the door. Rising in the morning to greet the day, Andy Murcia Parra picks it up and opens it. But even [...]

When Will We Start Applying The Precautionary Principle To Chemicals Killing Our Kids?

By Katherine Paul, Organic Consumers. -

The first car my parents carted me and my siblings around in, in the 1950s, didn’t have seatbelts. Not one of us was ever strapped into a car seat. No kid I knew donned a helmet before hopping on [...]

Oklahoma’s Working Class WoodyFest2019: Second Wave Of The Sixties

By Mark Maxey, AmericanHighways.org. -

(Okemah, Okla.) The hot humid days of July annually in Okemah rallies around their hometown socialist, Woody Guthrie. Okemah, a rural town of about 3000 citizens in northeastern Oklahoma.  July [...]