Activists Stay In Venezuelan Embassy 24/7 To Protect It

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On March 18, opposition leader Juan Guaido's people took over the Venezuelan consulate in New York  City and the military attaché office in Washington, DC. They announced they will take over the [...]

How Momentum Is Growing To Tax The Rich And Reduce Inequality

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

In the middle of the last century, there was a large and secure working class. Then, changes to the tax structure distributed more and more of the wealth to the richest and hollowed out the [...]

Busting The Myths About NATO; Why NATO’s Got To Go

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On April 4, 2019, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) foreign ministers met in Washington, DC to celebrate its 70th anniversary. While both parties in Congress applauded NATO, peace and [...]

Assange And Manning Sacrifice Their Freedom For Our Right To Know

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Julian Assange, the editor of Wikileaks, a media outlet for information provided by whistleblowers, has been in confinement in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for almost seven years and is [...]

How Venezuelans Are Holding Their Own Against US Imperialism

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States and its allies are waging a long term battle for Venezuela's abundant resources, which include oil, gas, gold, diamonds and minerals. The Venezuelan government, through the [...]

The Politics Of Pesticides: Monsanto Under Fire

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Through a series of mergers, pesticide companies are consolidating, taking over seed companies and pushing genetically-engineered foods. Companies such as Monsanto, now merged with Bayer, and Dow [...]

The Racial Wealth Divide Is Vast, But It Doesn’t Have To Be

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

In a new report, "Dreams Deferred: How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide," researchers at the Institute for Policy Studies outline how the racial wealth gap has widened over the [...]

Demonizing Iran: An Inside Look Into What The US Is Trying To Hide

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has a long history of interfering in Iranian politics. Perhaps the most famous is the coup of the democratically-elected prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh in 1953 followed by [...]

Mass Protests Again; Haiti And Revolutionary Struggle In Latin America

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

After years of corruption and neglect of the Haitian people, a popular revolt is demanding the current president's resignation. The US-led attempted coup in Venezuela played a role in sparking [...]

How Democrats Are Blocking Progressives And What To Do About It

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Progressives have been trying in earnest to make the Democratic Party move to the left and adopt their agenda since Senator Bernie Sanders started running for president in 2015. Like the many who [...]

Finding Hope In The Midst Of Climate Disruption

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The climate crisis is no longer an abstract concept, it is here and it is getting worse. Each new report finds the temperatures are getting hotter, the ice is melting faster and the seas are [...]

The Rise Of A Fake President In Venezuela

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 23 2019, Juan Guaidó, the current president of the defunct Venezuelan National Assembly, pronounced himself the president of the country. The United States, Canada, the European Union [...]

The Yellow Vests As Part Of The Global Revolt Against Neoliberalism

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes) movement of workers in France just completed its eleventh act this past weekend. They are revolting against neoliberalism and austerity and rule by and for the [...]

Breakthrough For Mumia Abu-Jamal And All Victims Of The Injustice System

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The case of Mumia Abu Jamal, who was framed with the murder of a police officer, has had some important breakthroughs in the last month including allowing him appeal rights and the finding of six [...]

Canada Violently Violates First Nation Sovereignty Over Pipeline

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The Wet'suwet'en Nation, which has never ceded its territory, has been working to stop a number of pipelines that Canada wants to build through their territory for the past ten years. This [...]