Left-Democrats Abandon Struggle For The Working Class To The Right

By Roger D. Harris, Popular Resistance. -

All indications are that Joe Biden is heading for a landslide win. Losers will be Trump and those Republicans who have not already defected to the Democrat’s big tent. Collateral damage, however, may be the progressive cause. Some leftists have [...]

We Need To Build A Movement That Heals Our Nation’s Traumas

By Kazu Haga, Waging Nonviolence. -

As we head into what may be the most chaotic election in our lifetime, many people on all sides of the political aisle are reeling from anxiety and responding from a place of panic. With many of us on the left organizing for mass mobilizations [...]

OTI Condemns ‘Unhinged’ FCC, Urges Restoration Of Net Neutrality

By Open Technology Institute. -

Washington, DC - On October 27, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to reaffirm its 2017 repeal of net neutrality. The vote is a response to Mozilla v. FCC, a 2019 court ruling that found the FCC’s decision to repeal net [...]

Deception 2020: It’s Not Propaganda When We Do It

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

In this fourth installment of the Deception 2020 Series, we dig into the cesspool of propaganda – the red, white and blue kind. Joined by Mickey Huff, Director of Project Censored, we turn the camera towards the corporate media and discuss some [...]

US, Turkey And Israel Fuel Forgotten War Between Armenia And Azerbaijan

By Danny Sjursen, The Real News. -

Since Sept. 27, fighting in the disputed south Caucasus Mountain region of Nagorno-Karabakh has killed over 1,000 people, both civilians and combatants, while uprooting the lives of thousands. This includes new 11 casualties on Sunday, Oct. [...]

FBI Raids Home Of Activist, Teacher Anthony Smith, Arrests Him

An activist and West Philadelphia teacher is facing federal charges related to rioting surrounding the George Floyd protests in Philadelphia this past June. Eyewitness News has learned that Anthony Smith, of West Philadelphia, has been arrested [...]

Branding Nicaraguan Meat As ‘Conflict Beef’ Is The Latest Political Attack

By John Perry, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Masaya, Nicaragua - Nicaraguan cattle ranchers, spurred by a surge in beef exports to the United States, are alleged to be attacking indigenous communities in eastern Nicaragua, destroying “pristine jungle,” forcing people to flee and killing [...]

Ending Regime Change In Bolivia And The World

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

Less than a year after the United States and the U.S.-backed Organization of American States (OAS) supported a violent military coup to overthrow the government of Bolivia, the Bolivian people have reelected the Movement for Socialism (MAS) and [...]

COVID19 Rips Through Michigan K-12 Schools

By Zac Corrigan, WSWS. -

The spread of COVID-19 through Michigan’s K-12 schools is rapidly accelerating, with the number of new outbreaks rising for the third week in a row, according to data released by the state yesterday. Last week, there were 29 separate outbreaks [...]

Why Marylanders Must Test The Water Near Military Bases

By Pat Elder, Military Poisons. -

Last month, independent testing of oysters in the St. Mary’s River and St. Inigoes Creek was performed on behalf of the St. Mary’s River Watershed Association and financially supported by Public Employees for Environmental [...]

Belarusian Opposition Figure Awarded Freedom Prize Will ‘Sell Belarus Out’

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

The European Parliament selected Belarus’ opposition movement as the winners of 2020’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The European Union’s legislative body specifically singled out a number of people and organisations including Svetlana [...]

Open Letter From Williams Family About Police Intimidation At Land Back Lane

By the Williams Family, Yellowhead Institute. -

About a hundred years ago, in 1927, when First Nation peoples were increasingly organizing land claims, the federal government amended the Indian Act to make it illegal for anyone to fundraise for First Nation peoples’ legal representation. It [...]

Deception 2020: Our SickCare System

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

In this third installment of the Deception 2020 Series, we dig into our so-called healthcare system – what would more appropriately be called our sickcare system. Yeah, the US has the ability to offer top notch care and medical support – but out [...]

What 2,392 Incarcerated People Think About #DefundThePolice

By Nicole Lewis, Anna Flagg and Aviva Shen, The Marshall Project. -

How do we fix policing in America? Can it be fixed? Donald Trump has made “law and order” a central message of his campaign, portraying anti–police brutality protesters as dangerous. Joe Biden has emphatically rejected protesters’ calls to [...]

The Last Smash And Grab At The Federal Communications Commission

By Ernesto Falcon, EFF. -

When the Department of Justice successfully broke up the AT&T monopoly into regional companies, it needed Congress to pass a law to open up the regional companies (known as Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers or ILECs) to competition. To do that, [...]