How A Poor School Groundskeeper Took On Monsanto And Won

By Roland Close, St. Louis Today. -

If a company hides information that suggests its top money-making product is unsafe, keeps adverse findings from regulators, employs ghostwriters to gin up favorable scientific studies and media [...]

It’s A Myth That Presidents Welcome Movement Pressure

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler, Nation of Change. -

In early 2009, as Barack Obama prepared to move into the White House, a particular historical anecdote rapidly gained in popularity, repeated in dozens of talks and articles as a parable for how [...]

What Ever Happened To Class Struggle?

By Bruce Gagnon, Space for Peace. -

As the fight amongst the oligarchs heats up over Trump's 2nd impeachment, one must wonder what ever happened to the days when the poor and the working class were clear-eyed enough to see their [...]

How Defeating Keystone XL Built A Bolder, Savvier Climate Movement

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

When President Biden rescinded a crucial permit for the Keystone XL pipeline last week, it marked the culmination of one of the longest, highest-profile campaigns in the North American climate [...]

New Environmentalism Must Demand Systemic Change

By James Gustave Speth, Truthout. -

Fifty years ago, my young daughter and I were on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the first Earth Day. A group of us were then launching the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). [...]

Ecuador’s Left Is Back

By Denis Rogatyuk, Tribune Magazine. -

Since the beginning of the right-wing turn by Moreno’s government and the political persecution of the key leaders of the Citizen Revolution—most notably Rafael Correa and Jorge Glas—countless [...]

Lessons From The November 2019 U.S.-Backed Coup In Bolivia

By Natalia Schuurman, Alliance for Global Justice. -

In October of 2020, the Movement Towards Socialism (acronymed MAS in Spanish) returned to power 11 months after the U.S.-backed far-right coup regime of Jeanine Áñez ousted Evo Morales and his [...]

A Thin Green Line

Seattle, WA - At the corner of Third and Union, amid a sea of downtown high-rises and just across from Macy’s, members of the Northern Cheyenne tribe in native regalia walked alongside Montana [...]

Medicare For All Reaches The Crossroads

By Shamus Cooke, Counterpunch. -

In 2021 the U.S. healthcare crisis has, again, reached a boiling point. It was already simmering in 2019 when the number of uninsured grew to 33 million. Covid then triggered a job crisis that [...]

‘Real Theory Is In What You Do And How You Do It’

By Selma James, Verso Books. -

When I first put forward “wages for housework” in March 1972, I was unsure of the implications. I knew that wages for housework was qualitatively different from wages for housewives, which I had [...]

‘French Revolution In Finance’

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

The New York Stock Exchange suffered a poor day on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking by more than 600 points. However, for a select few companies, stock values have gone [...]

Toward A Revolutionary Left Framework On An Age-Old Debate

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

Activists in the U.S. have debated race and class for decades to no resolution. Nonetheless, in this moment of U.S. imperial decay and crisis, the debate over whether race or class takes [...]

Nigeria: End SARS And Fanon’s Mission

By Kehinde Alonge, Red Pepper. -

‘Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it,’ wrote Frantz Fanon. It has been 60 years since Nigeria achieved its independence from Britain, [...]

New Toolkit To Defund The Police

By Andrea J. Ritchie, Truthout. -

Over the past eight months since George Floyd was choked to death by the Minneapolis Police Department, demands to defund the police emanating from Minneapolis spread like wildfire, echoing in [...]

Why Anti-Racism Must Be Anti-Capitalist

By Zarah Sultana, Tribune Magazine. -

Last summer we saw one of the largest anti-racist mobilisations in decades. In over sixty countries, protesters took to the streets in their thousands to demand transformative, lasting [...]