Israel’s Violence Shows Why Now Is The Time For BDS

By Hamza Ali Shah, Tribune Magazine. -

On the day that Israel was carrying out its remorseless pummelling of the Gaza Strip, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was using his Queen’s Speech to announce a series of laws for the next [...]

An Environment Of Anti-Racism Is How We Win

By Janelle Lapointe, National Observer. -

Canada - Spring has always been a time of renewal and hope. I’m filled with a sense of wonder and possibility as I watch new life sprout from the soil and cherry blossoms bloom along [...]

Toward An Abolitionist Approach To Anti-Asian Violence

By Dylan Rodriguez, Society and Space. -

Atrocities targeting people and bodies we identify as our own tend to incite powerful feelings of exception.  A shared sense of singular vulnerability and violation circulates virally, and the [...]

Contemplating Black Ecologies

By Celeste Henery, Black Perspectives. -

Earlier this year, political scientist and Black feminist Julia Jordan-Zachery asked the question, “What do Black women think about the rain?” She was sharing emergent questions from her research [...]

In Kerala, The Present Is Dominated By The Future

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Kerala, a state in the Indian union with a population of 35 million, has re-elected the Left Democratic Front (LDF) to lead the government for another five years. Since 1980, the people of Kerala [...]

Gabriel García Márquez And Magical Internationalism

By Laura Capote, Peoples Dispatch. -

Sometimes what is obvious hides what is important. Gabriel García Márquez is best known as the craftsman par excellence of the genre ‘magical realism’, rather than his profound passion for the [...]

@HoodCommunist Twitter Ban Shows Why Offline Organizing Is Important

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, The Real News. -

Erica Ryan, one of the members of the Hood Communist collective, says that the group’s suspension from Twitter shows just how important on-the-ground, in-person organizing really is. Ryan spoke [...]

No Justice Without A Movement

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The depth of public connection with George Floyd was clear on the day the verdict of his police killer was announced. The moment was awaited with trepidation and the guilty verdict was met with [...]

Lobbying Politicians Is Holding Back The Climate Movement

By Alex James, ROAR Magazine. -

In early January, Labour leader Keir Starmer tweeted about his commitment to tackling the climate emergency, sharing an image of him meeting with several climate groups. The screenshot revealed [...]

Paulo Freire’s Brazil: ‘Return To Grassroots Popular Education’

By Paolo Vittorio, Il Manifesto. -

In my case, I spent four years in prison, two with political prisoners and two with ordinary prisoners. With the common prisoners, we experimented with popular education through theater, reading [...]

A Demonstrator’s Guide To Understanding Riot Munitions

By Crime Thinc. -

This article offers an overview of less-lethal projectiles—both chemical weapons and impact munitions. The police themselves don’t bother distinguishing the two. We’ll cover chemical weapons like [...]

The Right To Protest Wasn’t Given – It Was Won

By Apsana Begum, Tribune Magazine. -

United Kingdom - Over the last few weeks, the brutal policing of protests in Bristol has been profoundly disturbing. The right to peaceful assembly and protest are fundamental principles of any [...]

The Necessity Of Dismantling The US

By Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, Hampton Think. -

On February 26th, I interviewed Ajamu Baraka for my podcast. Baraka is a veteran grassroots organizer whose roots are in the Black Liberation Movement and anti-apartheid and Central American [...]

Fred Hampton Was Right

By Lauren Araiza, Truthout. -

On March 15, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced that the film Judas and the Black Messiah, about the assassination of Chicago Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton, [...]

What Is Climate Feminism?

By Nicole Greenfield, EcoWatch. -

Last fall, two powerful hurricanes, Eta and Iota, slammed into Central America within two weeks of each other, causing massive flooding and landslides and affecting millions of people, primarily [...]