The LGBTQ Movement Needs To Revisit Its Radical Past To Thrive

By Samantha Borek, Truthout.org -

Roderick A. Ferguson: I, and many others, have been struck by the accumulation of various moments that require a critique of how gay or queer liberation has been narrowed in the name of gay [...]

Where Does The Future Of The American Left Lie?

By Rachel Gilmer, Aljazeera.com -

Two weeks before the November 6 midterm elections, the White House released a special report by the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) on the opportunity costs of socialism in response to what [...]

The Latin American Leftists Must Think Why The Poorest No Longer Support Us So Much

By Dominio Cuba, Medium.com -

The life of the Brazilian friar and theologian Frei Betto is marked by milestones of all colors and forms from the day he was born, 74 years ago, in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte. He [...]

Climate Change Requires We Convert The U.S. War Machine Now!

By Bruce Gagnon, Space4peace.blogspot.com -

This is the message we will be carrying to Bath Iron Works (BIW) during the next Navy destroyer 'christening' protest.  (We don't know the date of that event yet.) At this point 53 people from [...]

Peace Activists’ Best Hope? The Sunrise Climate Movement

By Patrick Walker, Nationofchange.org -

Let’s start by facing a crucial fact: both major U.S. political parties love war. In fact, they love it so much that they’re completely willing to sacrifice a livable climate – and human [...]

Aligning House And Senate Single-Payer Bills: Removing Medicare’s Profiteering Incentives Is Key

By Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein, Healthaffairs.org -

Single-payer reform is in the news—and in the U.S. House and Senate. One hundred twenty-three Congresspeople have signed on as co-sponsors of H.R. 676, the single-payer legislation in House of [...]

Popular Power In A Time Of Reaction: Strategy For Social Struggle

By Staff, Blackrosefed.org -

Last year in “Below and Beyond Trump: Power and Counterpower,” we argued that the U.S. ruling class is in the midst of a destabilizing political crisis, leading to increasing politicization and [...]

A Good Step Forward But Not Enough, Say Climate Campaigners Of EU’s Proposal To Go Climate Neutral By 2050

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

Climate campaigners welcomed what they saw as a "step forward" and "glimmer of hope" following the European Commission's announcement Wednesday that it had set a goal of 2050 to get to net zero [...]

Ocasio’s Proposed Green New Deal Includes Public Bank Funding

By Public Banking Institute -

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — one of two insurgent progressive candidates to succeed in their races for Congress — submitted draft text for a select committee on a Green New Deal financed by a [...]

It is Time To Get Serious About Security At Events

By The Grouch, Itsgoingdown.org -

Along with many people that surely read this website, I watched the recent documentary on Atomwaffen Divison several days ago. The documentary didn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know, [...]

Why I’m Standing With LA Teachers

By Roxana Tynan, Medium.com -

2018 has been a pivotal year for teachers. In West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, Kentucky, Colorado, and North Carolina, teachers walked out of their classrooms and into the streets, demanding [...]

Voices Of Resistance: How To Unseat An ICE-Collaborating Sheriff

By Rebekah Barber, Facingsouth.org -

I am originally from El Salvador and came to the U.S. with my family when I was 7 years old. My life has revolved around immigration issues. In my small hometown in New Bedford, Massachusetts, I [...]

Socialism Beyond Borders

By Hilary Wainwright, Redpepper.org.uk -

In an age of transnational corporations and global finance-driven speculation, socialist strategy is doomed if it focuses exclusively, or even primarily, on any individual nation state. Yet, at [...]

Study Reveals Natural Solutions To Combat Climate Change

By Matt Hayes, Cals.cornell.edu -

Annual greenhouse gas emissions from all U.S. vehicles could be absorbed by forests, wetlands and agricultural lands – erasing a fifth of all greenhouse gas pollution, according to new research [...]

The Tunisian Inspiration: Countering Authoritarianism With Social Justice Unionism

By Shawna Bader-Blau, Unionist.com -

Looking around the world today, it may seem bleak: crackdowns on civil liberties and worker rights are happening everywhere: Cambodia, Colombia, Egypt, Hungary, Turkey, the United States and [...]