Puerto Ricans’ Revolt Is Deeper Than The Governor’s Chats

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

Puerto Ricans have suffered over the past several years from deep debt, a faltering economy and the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Struggling to hold on, the final straw came when hundreds of [...]

Militarized Fossil Capitalism Is The Problem; There Are Solutions

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

"The Earth Is Not For Sale." That is the title of David Schwartzman's new book, written with his son Peter. Both are environmental scientists who have worked on climate change issues for a long [...]

What To Do In An Age When Crossing The Border Is A Crime

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

It wasn't always a crime to cross the border, but now it is not only a crime but we are also housing immigrants in concentration camps under severe conditions and prosecuting those who try to [...]

How Many Coups (And Lives) Will It Take Before The US Surrenders In Venezuela?

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

Venezuela used to be an "oil republic," which made oil executives from the United States and the wealthy class in Venezuela very rich. That lasted until the election of Hugo Chavez in 1998 when [...]

How To Move Away From The Brink Of War With Iran

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

The United States has been waging an economic war against Iran ever since the Iranian Revolution overthrew the US-backed brutal shah in 1979, but that war has escalated recently with the [...]

The Ongoing American Genocide Against Indigenous Women And Girls

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

Canada issued a report two weeks ago on thousands of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) calling them victims of Canadian Genocide and connecting a root cause to colonization, [...]

A Look At Cuba: Democracy And Resistance To US Interference

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

The Trump administration designated Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela as a "Troika of Tyranny" and has been ratcheting up pressure on all three countries through economic blockades, creating dissent [...]

What’s In An Eco-Socialist Green New Deal?

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

Each new report indicates the need to take urgent action on the climate crisis. The impacts in the US so far this year are already devastating - much of the farmland in the Midwest is still [...]

The Power To Withdraw Our Consent From Systems Of Violence

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

According to the director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Renata Dwan, the risk of nuclear war is the highest it has been since World War II. Last year, seven plow [...]

The US-Led Coup In Venezuela Comes To Washington

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

For 37 days, from April 10 to May 16, activists calling themselves the Embassy Protection Collective stayed at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC 24/7 to prevent the United States from [...]

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 [...]