Frontline Healthcare Workers Are Becoming Socialists

By Igor Krasno, Révolution Permanente. -

As the current Covid-19 pandemic spread throughout the country, healthcare workers again witnessed how the for-profit healthcare system, along with the capitalist economic system, was unable to [...]

How Local Leaders Can Ensure Immigrant Justice During COVID-19

By the Vera Institute of Justice. -

Our immigration system is on the threshold of a new crisis precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. People in detention face high risks of infection from the close quarters of facilities, shelters, [...]

Memo To The President: Avoid Hostilities Over Iranian Fuel Shipment To Venezuela

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News. -

As former intelligence officers and other national security practitioners with many decades of experience, we understand the frustration your Administration feels as its “maximum pressure” [...]

Pivot To Mass Struggle: A Lesson From Ferguson

By Ashton Rome, Black Agenda Report. -

Like the financial meltdown of 2007–08, the deepest economic crisis since the Great Depression and a period of political radicalization, this period will dawn a new epoch in struggle. The [...]

The Rebirth Of A Logistic Workers’ Movement?

By Flynn Murray, Dissent Magazine. -

UPS is now the largest private-sector unionized employer in the country. In this manner, it represents not only the changing nature of the industrial economy, but also the changing make-up of the [...]

How Do You Protest When You Can’t Take To The Streets?

By Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Open Democracy. -

Coronavirus and quarantine measures have posed significant challenges for social movements at a time when governments are taking important decisions on people’s lives as well as living [...]

‘We Need To Unite All The New And Old Insurgencies’

By Geraldina Colotti, Resumen English. -

Argentina is immersed in a deep economic crisis inherited from the previous government of Macri that handed the country over to transnationals and strengthened the idea of emptying it by massive [...]

COVID-19 Can Trigger Revolution—Here’s How!

By Isa Benros, Phil Wilmot and Søren Warburg, International Center for Nonviolent Conflict. -

COVID-19 is an example of what movement analysts call a “trigger event.” When shocking events of immense scale occur suddenly—such as natural disasters, military coups, economic collapse, or [...]

No Sacrifices Of The Public Interest In Times Of Emergency

By Adam M. Sowards, The Revelator. -

Never one to miss an opportunity, the Trump administration has repeatedly used the COVID-19 crisis as cover to enact unwise and dangerous environmental policies against the public interest and to [...]

Solidarity Key To Post COVID-19 Response

By Obiora C. Okafor, Open Global Rights.   -

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a massive amount of disease, death and despair in its stride, and will continue to seriously trouble the world even in its wake. As the result, it has posed a [...]

The Violence Of Non-Violence: Canadian Sanctions Policy In Times Of COVID-19

By Claudia Chaufan and Maria Victor Paez, Orinoco Tribune. -

While there is no shortage of evidence for the economic, social, and health effects of sanctions, both state and nonstate actors – among the latter, many ostensibly averse to the use of military [...]

Indigenous Leadership Points The Way Out Of The COVID Crisis

By Yoav Litvin, Truthout. -

The United States is in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected more than 1.2 million people and claimed over 70,000 lives. President Donald Trump has failed the American public, [...]

Reclaiming Populism

By Thea Riofrancos, Boston Review. -

In the years between Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 Republican primaries and the 2018 midterm elections, a rash of opinion pieces compared him to Latin American leaders, contemporary and [...]

The Dangers Of COVID-19 Surveillance Proposals To The Future Of Protest

By Matthew Guariglia, EFF.org. -

Many of the new surveillance powers now sought by the government to address the COVID-19 crisis would harm our First Amendment rights for years to come. People will be chilled and deterred from [...]

Liberating Logistics: All Power To The Frontline Workers

By Dave Braneck, ROAR Magazine. -

This May Day, a broad coalition of workers from firms in the logistics sector ranging from Amazon and Walmart to Instacart and Wholefoods are staging a mass walkout. They are rising up on [...]