Where To Look For Hope In Brazil

By Pedro Telles, Inequality.org -

Brazil’s new president, far-right Jair Bolsonaro, was sworn into office just a couple of months ago, and he’s made it clear from the start that he intends to act upon campaign promises to weaken [...]

Where To Look For Hope In Brazil

By Pedro Telles, Inequality.org -

Brazil’s new president, far-right Jair Bolsonaro, was sworn into office just a couple of months ago, and he’s made it clear from the start that he intends to act upon campaign promises to weaken [...]

LABOR Unions Can Take On International Fights — And Win

By Michael Galant, Portside.org -

Fresh off a strike in Erie, PA, the United Electrical Workers are a model of the working-class internationalism that can build a more just world. After nine days of picketing in below freezing [...]

Uncertain Futures Are A Warning For World To Act As One

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network. -

London − US scientists have peered ahead in more than five million ways, and they do not like the uncertain futures they see there. Unless the world collectively and in concert takes drastic [...]

No Right To Privacy If You’re Poor?

By Don Lash, Socialistworker.org -

Institutional racism places Black women with gross disproportionality in the position of being disenfranchised of privacy rights as poor women, and the moral construction of poverty gives the [...]

SHOCK, HORROR: Poll Finds Strong Majority Support For Declaring A Climate Emergency

By David Spratt, Resilience.org -

In five countries —  Australia, the USA, Canada, the UK and Switzerland  — an impressive 382 local government authorities covering more than 33 million people have recognised or declared a [...]

We Refuse To Stop Dreaming

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research -

For the first two days of March, our team met outside São Paulo (Brazil) at the Florestan Fernandes National School of the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (the Movement of Landless [...]

Duke Energy’s Monopoly Power Faces Challenges In Southern States

By Sue Sturgis, Portside.org -

A newly-formed coalition of advocacy groups has launched a campaign to end Duke Energy's longstanding monopoly control over most of North Carolina's electric system in hopes that permitting [...]

Symbiosis: A New North American Grassroots Political Network

By Symbiosis, ROAR Magazine -

On January 7, Symbiosis released a launch statement announcing the Congress in Detroit from September 18-22 of this year., initially signed by 14 organizations. “Over the course of the past [...]

Social Movements Show Support To The Bolivarian Revolution

Several groups of artists, journalists, intellectuals and social groups from around Latin America have shown their support for Venezuela, its Bolivarian Government, and have rejected any [...]

Events At Lincoln Memorial Highlight How Far We Have To Go

By Chase Iron Eyes, Lakota Law Project. -

In the wake of the events at the Lincoln Memorial after the Indigenous Peoples March, much has been said and written. After all the spin, we believe the clearly visible facts of the incident [...]

Unions See An Opening In The Wake Of A Ruling That Was Supposed To Finish Them Off

By Rachel M. Cohen, Theintercept.com -

THE LAST YEAR has been a whirlwind for the labor movement. There have been unexpectedly positive developments, like the forceful rise in teacher activism across the country, and negative ones, [...]

Call For A Palestine Liberation Movement

By Judith Bello, Unac.notowar.net -

We are calling for signatures on the statement which is an attempt to create national and global public opinion specially among Palestinians, Arabs and international supporters about the genuine, [...]

Sunrise Movement Kicks Off Green New Deal Week Of Action

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

With more than 400 watch parties nationwide and over 2000 people RVSP'd as of this writing, Sunrise said the webinar livestream "is shaping up to be the biggest coordinated event" in the [...]

The Uphill Battle For Voting Rights Continues

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org  -

After the Civil War, freed enslaved Africans obtained their rights of citizenship but after working unpaid for centuries those rights were limited, still restricting them from the right to vote. [...]