Bolivia: People Power Prevails Over US-Backed Coup

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Last October following the re-election of indigenous president Evo Morales in Bolivia, the United States backed a coup that successfully forced him out of power. The coup regime reversed many of [...]

Changing To An Ecological Way Of Valuing National Economies

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Global South is adversely impacted by the many crises that exist in this world - the climate crisis, pandemic, recession, war to name a few. Although the Global South is wealthy in terms of [...]

Shutting Down AFRICOM, International Solidarity And The US Elections

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

October 1, 2020, marked the twelfth anniversary of AFRICOM, the United States military's presence in Africa. An international day of action was organized to call for AFRICOM to be shut down and [...]

Selling Ourselves For Safety: A Look At The Migration Industrial Complex

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The climate crisis, wars, violent states and economic crashes are driving migration around the world and in this capitalist global environment, it is no surprise that a profiteering industrial [...]

Portland Protests, The Fire And Organizing Eviction Defense

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Portland, Oregon is one of the epicenters of the rebellion against police violence that broke out after the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Portland has a long history of racism and [...]

Cutting Through Western Imperialist Propaganda About China, Plus A Tribute To Kevin Zeese

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

As US empire wanes and China's economy and global reach grow, the United States has entered a Cold War with China that includes economic warfare, military antagonism, and a misinformation [...]

Chris Hedges: ‘We Are In A Dangerous Time’

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

When we last interviewed Chris Hedges in December, we spoke about the coming uprising and whether the left was ready for it. Now we are in the midst of a nationwide rebellion against police [...]

The Banal Evil Of US Imperialism: A View From Inside The CIA

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

As the US Empire falls, the US government continues its regime change attempts around the world in an effort to hang onto power. We see the same tactics applied over and over again. We speak with [...]

Beirut Explosion, Western Imperialism And Media Misinformation

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

On August 4, 2020, an explosion of tons of ammonium nitrate being stored at the port of Beirut Lebanon ripped through the city killing 0ver 170 people and injuring 6,000 people. This happened at [...]

After 300 Years, It’s Time To End Capitalism, Not Reform It

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

The United States is facing multiple crises with no signs of improvement on the horizon - a deep recession, high unemployment, millions of people soon to be displaced from their homes, a failed [...]

As Mass Evictions Loom, Practical Advice For Housing Takeovers

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

Federal protection against housing evictions has expired and local and state governments are not stepping up to fill in the gap leaving tens of millions of families vulnerable to homelessness [...]

The Militarized Assault On Our Right To Protest

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

The Trump Administration sent federal law enforcement, including the paramilitary squad of Customs and Border Patrol, BORTAC, which has been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, to the streets of [...]

Climate Justice Advocates Celebrate Important Victories But Big Oil And Gas Aren’t Giving In

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

Climate justice advocates are justifiably celebrating recent victories such as stopping three major pipelines, a new court decision regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and national [...]

Green Party Nominates Two Workers For The White House

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

The Green Party of the United States held its presidential nominating convention, a virtual convention, this past weekend. The nominees are Howie Hawkins, a co-founder of the party and the first [...]

Update On Assange: The Most Important Press Freedom Case Of This Era

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

This past week, just as public sentiment and corporate media attention were shifting in favor of Julian Assange, the United States issued another superseding indictment in his extradition case. [...]