‘Ten Year Plan’ Will Destroy The Postal Service; Why We Must Save It

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The current US Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, and the head of the Board of Governors, Ron Bloom, launched a ten year plan that will slow mail service and raise prices. This is the final blow to [...]

Building The Movement To Shut Down AFRICOM And End US Imperialism

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The US Out of Africa Network, which is coordinated by the Black Alliance for Peace, launched a month of action on October 1, the 13th anniversary of the launch of AFRICOM (the US' Africa command) [...]

Chris Hedges: Occupy And Building Power Now To Confront Autocracy

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

In his recent article, "America's Fate: Oligarchy or Autocracy," Chris Hedges writes that bankrupt liberals have sold out to the oligarchic class to try to prevent an autocracy from rising but [...]

Ten Years After Occupy: Building The Power We Need

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Ten years ago, prominent activists and a variety of organizations came together early in the year to organize the October2011 Movement, styled on the occupations of space that were occurring [...]

New Report On US’ Illegal Sanctions; A Day Of Reckoning Is Coming

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

One of President Biden's first statements included an intention to review the United States' sanctions, which are actually unilateral coercive measures, to determine if they 'unduly hinder' the [...]

Farmers And Civil Society Reject Corporate UN Food Systems Summit

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The World Economic Forum and Gates Foundation are convening a food summit through the United Nations on September 23. Global farmer, peasant and fishing coalitions have called a boycott of the [...]

Science Shows We Must Stop Pipelines: This Is How We Do It

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

A new report finds that almost one-third of people living in the United States have been directly impacted by the climate crisis so far this year. This includes fires, floods and extreme heat. [...]

Preventing A Dystopian Future: New Campaign To Ban Killer And Surveillance Drones

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Drones are being used as weapons of terror and oppression throughout the world. Not only do they make it possible for the United States to colonize and occupy other countries, but police [...]

The Peace Movement Must Press For Diplomacy, Not More War, In Afghanistan

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Col. Ann Wright was in Afghanistan to open the US Embassy in 2001. She recounts how the recommendation then was to get the US military out as quickly as possible. Instead, the Pentagon spent 20 [...]

Calling Out The Greatest Culprit Behind The Climate Crisis

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Abby Martin and Mike Prysner of The Empire Files are producing a new feature-length documentary that exposes the US military as "Earth's Greatest Enemy." Left out of the conversation about the [...]

From Elder To Ancestor: Remembering Glen Ford

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Glen Ford, a brilliant and powerful force in the media throughout his life, died recently at the age of 71. In this century, Glen was the founder of the Black Commentator in 2002 and then Black [...]

‘The Afghanistan War Was A Disaster;’ Veteran Danny Sjursen On US ‘Pullout’

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Pentagon has started closing military bases and pulling troops out of Afghanistan but confusion over what this means for the United States' longest war exists. For clarification, Clearing the [...]

Why We All Need To Fight To End The US’ War On Cuba

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has waged war on Cuba since it dared to revolt and chart its own path more than 60 years ago. The US' illegal economic blockade is devastating Cuba's ability to meet the basic [...]

The Truth About Plastics And Why We Need To Stop Production Now

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

More knowledge is being gained about and more attention is being given to the harm caused to our health and the planet by plastics, from the start of their production to their disposal as waste [...]

Arts And Activism In Pandemic Times; Eleanor Goldfield On Her New EP

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

This week, Clearing the FOG speaks with artist and activist Eleanor Goldfield about her new EP, "No Solo." This is her first solo production and it is her most personal and political piece. [...]