The Myth Of Black Buying Power Is Robbing Black People Of Their Power

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The myth of black buying power - that black people collectively hold trillions of dollars in wealth and that they could improve their economic status if only they 'spent their money more wisely' [...]

‘Progressives’ In The US Are Openly Supporting Biden’s War On Syria

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The Biden administration is doubling down on aggression toward Syria and a small group of progressives is openly supporting US intervention. Clearing the FOG speaks with Max Blumenthal of The [...]

While Biden Plots To Divide Iraq, Resistance To US Occupation Is Growing Stronger

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Last year, after the United States so brutally and openly assassinated the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and the commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi al -Muhandis, the [...]

Nicaragua Is Teaching Us How To Put People Over Profits

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Members of the Sanctions Kill coalition are currently in Nicaragua as guests of the Friends of the ATC (the Association of Rural Workers) to learn about the Sandinista Revolution and the impacts [...]

The Major Struggle For The Rights Of Transgender People Is In The States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

While the Equality Act that passed recently in the House is getting attention, the critical struggle for the rights of transgender people is taking place in state legislatures. This year, 26 [...]

This Is Why It Is Imperative That President Biden, Not Congress, Cancels Student Debt

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The current student debt burden is over $2 trillion and it is crushing the economy. Defaults on student loans are high and for most borrowers, especially those who are people of color, their loan [...]

Building Black Working Class Power In Maryland

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The state of Maryland and Baltimore City in particular have been dominated by Democratic Party politics for decades, yet many residents struggle under a repressive police force, a lack of [...]

Firsthand Report On The Crisis In Haiti: ‘The People Are Screaming For Help’

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Jovenel Moïse's term as president in Haiti ended on Sunday, February 7, but he is refusing to leave office with the support of the Biden administration, the United Nations and other western [...]

The Black Antiwar Movement Demands Biden Take Concrete Steps To End The Wars At Home And Abroad

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

President Biden declared early in his presidency that he wants to advance racial equity. The new Secretary of Defense, General Lloyd Austin, the first Black person to serve in that role, [...]

As The Doomsday Clock Nears Midnight, We Can Abolish Nuclear Weapons

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 22, the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons went into effect. This treaty, which is supported by more than two-thirds of the countries in the world but none of the nuclear [...]

Understanding The Politics Of Urban Apartheid In The United States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Baltimore Maryland is a majority-black but hyper-segregated city. Following the uprising in Baltimore in 2015 in response to the police murder of Freddie Gray, Dr. Lawrence Brown, a public health [...]

Reclaiming The Radical Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

In the last years of his life, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. rejected duopoly politics and challenged the roots of the crises we face, what he called the triple evils of racism, capitalism and [...]

History Teaches Us Three Critical Steps To Stopping Fascism

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 6, 2021, thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC at the White House with President Trump and then marched to the Capitol as the presidential election was being [...]

This Is The Time To Push For National Improved Medicare For All

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

This past weekend, new members of Congress voted for the speaker of the House. Given the slim majority of Democrats, progressives urged members of Congress who ran on a platform of Medicare for [...]

The Fate Of Press Freedom To Be Decided On January 4

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Judge Vanessa Baraitser will announce her decision on the United States' request to extradite Julian Assange on January 4. Assange faces 18 charges, 17 of them under the Espionage Act, which has [...]