A Deeper Look At Uprisings Around The World

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Revolts are arising all around the world and it can be hard to keep track of them. We speak with Andre Vltchek, a photographer, writer and documentarian who travels all over to cover world events. He brings a deeper understanding of the [...]

On Armistice Day, Work For And Celebrate Peace

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Today is Armistice Day - the day that World War I, a brutal and devastating war, ended. After World War I, people hoped nothing like that would ever happen again and a large peace movement developed in the United States. Sadly, just over two [...]

Will The People Of Bolivia Reverse The US-Supported Coup Against Evo Morales?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Bolivia - On November 11, following victory in the October 20 presidential election and a vicious right-wing coup attempt, President Evo Morales resigned. Signs that a coup would occur if Morales won re-election surfaced before the election took [...]

As A Veteran, I Refuse To Celebrate War

By Rory Fanning, Truthout. -

As a veteran who is also an antiwar activist, I find Veterans Day to be a toxic holiday. On Veterans Day, we are asked to ignore all the horrors of U.S. militarism for the “sake” of the veteran — all this despite the fact that trillions of [...]

Everything You Were Told About The Syrian War Was Wrong – Until Now

By Robert Fisk, Independent.co.uk -

That wars end very differently to our own expectations – or our plans – was established long ago. That “we” won the Second World War did not mean the Americans would win the Vietnam war, or that France would vanquish its enemies in Algeria. Yet [...]

And The Armies That Remained Suffer’d: Veterans, Moral Injury And Suicide

By Matthew Hoh, Counterpunch.org -

I was very pleased to see the New York Times editorial on November 1, 2019, Suicide Has Been Deadlier than Combat for the Military. As a combat veteran myself and someone who has struggled with suicidality since the Iraq war I am grateful for [...]

UNAC Statement On The Situation In Syria: U.S. Out!

By Staff, Nepajac.org -

The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) stands in solidarity with the long-suffering people of Syria.  We oppose all foreign occupation of Syrian territory.  Syria belongs to the Syrians. The current Turkish incursion into northern Syria is [...]

Lebanon Protests: The People Want The Downfall Of The Bank

By Hicham Safieddine, Middleeasteye.net -

There is no shortage of corruption in Lebanon. According to Transparency International, people in Lebanon are the most likely in the MENA region to describe their politicians and state institutions as highly corrupt. From the smallest [...]

America’s Streets And Squares Are Waiting: Massive Rallies Work!

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Around the world people are marching, rallying, and demonstrating in huge numbers. Some of these countries are ruled by dictators or plutocratic regimes, others are considered democracies. Despite the peril of protest, people are seeking [...]

The First Step To Averting Climate Catastrophe

By Jodie Evans, Truthdig.com -

Here we are, a full three decades after NASA scientist James Hansen raised the specter of a looming climate crisis with Congress, looking at the first generation of severely impacted youth and telling them they’re right: We have completely [...]

Algerian ‘Hirak’ Is Neither A Revolution Nor A Social Movement

By Imad Atoui, Dailysabah.com -

Debates about the ongoing Algerian movement called "Hirak" are still highly contested and unclear among political commentators. Political scientists find it difficult to identify, with clearly defined borders, the differences between social [...]

Love And Rage In Extinction Rebellion

By Greg Frey, Opendemocracy.net -

It took less than three hours for the police to cut the bike lock from around my neck and drag me away from the only structure left standing on Westminster Bridge - the base of a 16-meter lighthouse made entirely of bamboo that I and other XR [...]

Intersectional Strategies For Rebellion

By Payal Parekh and Asad Rehman, Theecologist.org -

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has achieved an amazing feat. Its multiple and large-scale actions have pushed the climate crisis to the fore and pressured decision makers to take drastic action to work to secure a better future for all species. XR [...]

How PG&E’s Power Shutoffs Sparked An East Bay Disability Rights Campaign

By Matthew Green, Kqed.org -

Stacey Milbern didn't lose power during the recent blackouts, but if she had, things could have gotten dicey fast. Milbern, whose East Oakland apartment was just outside PG&E's public safety power shutoff zone, has muscular dystrophy and uses a [...]

Bolivia: The Right Hastens The Coup Against Evo Morales

By Marco Teruggi,  Pagina 12, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Bolivia has entered the final moments before an outcome of a complex sequence of events. The possibility of reaching an agreement has been buried after the right ignored the call made by President Evo Morales to constitute a new Supreme [...]