Ecuador Protests New Neoliberal Measures Amid Lockdown

By Telesur English. -

Unions, students, teachers, workers, and social organizations took to the streets in Quito as others followed from home in several cities Monday with a pot-banging protest. In Quito, Cuenca, and Guayaquil the protesters challenged the [...]

Launch Of Apartheid Off Campus

By Apartheid Off Campus. -

Apartheid Off Campus was born officially just over a week ago and it could not have come at a better time, with the new and ever-mounting challenges the Palestinians have had to face. In this 7-day window, AOC acquired over 2000 followers across [...]

Smithfield Sued For Misleading Consumers With False Claims Of Superior Safety

By Katherine Paul, Organic Consumers Association.   -

The Organic Consumers Association announced that it has sued Smithfield Foods for falsely advertising Smithfield pork products as the “safest” U.S. pork products. In the complaint, OCA alleges that on numerous occasions, the U.S. Department of [...]

Schools Are Feeding Millions Of Children

By Chuck Abbott, The Fern. -

Public schools served tens of millions of emergency meals in April to low-income children after coronavirus closures ended cafeteria service, said a survey released on Monday. But with roughly half of the 1,894 districts taking part in the [...]

Update On Kings Bay Plowshare 7 Sentencing

By Kings Bay Plowshare 7. -

On Friday, May 22, Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the Southern District Federal Court of Georgia in Brunswick assigned new dates for seven defendants, according to the Kings Bay Plowshares' attorney, Bill Quigley. Many of the defendants had asked the [...]

The Future Is Public

By the Transnational Institute. -

Resistance to privatisation has turned into a powerful force for change. (Re)municipalisation refers to the reclaiming of public ownership of services as well as the creation of new public services. In recent years, our research has identified [...]

Making Peace An Election Issue

By Joe Lombardo, United National Antiwar Coalition. -

In this series of interviews by the United National Antiwar Coalition, Joe Lombardo speaks with Margaret Kimberley who is an author, editor of Black Agenda Report and coordinating committee member of Black Alliance for Peace. She speaks about [...]

Fear-mongering Over National Security Law Unfounded

By the Global Times. -

"If it makes any fuss on Hong Kong's unique linked exchange rate regime which ensures its monetary base is backed with US dollars, how big would the US lose when global investors lose faith in US-denominated assets, which are considered as [...]

Co-op Has A Plan To Democratise Large Parts Of The Internet

By Leo Sammallahti, Co-op Exchange. -

Around 5% of all websites use the .org domain, with the most popular being Wikipedia. These websites represent around 6% of the top 1000 websites and 7% of the top 100 000 domains. The domain itself has been controlled by ICANN (The Internet [...]

American Exceptionalism And The Left’s China Double Standard

By Danny Haiphong, Black Alliance for Peace. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the contradictions of U.S. imperialism, including those that continue to render the American left politically isolated and ineffectual. China has found itself at the center of this process. U.S. imperialism [...]

Minneapolis Explodes Against The Police

By It's Going Down. -

The Minneapolis Uprising will surely be seen as a turning point in 2020, not only in terms of marking the first large scale grassroots rebellion against the State in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, but also because it showed the [...]

The End Of War As We Know It?

By Danny Sjursen, Tom Dispatch. -

Covid-19, an ongoing global human tragedy, may have at least one silver lining. It has led millions of people to question America’s most malignant policies at home and abroad. Regarding Washington’s war policies abroad, there’s [...]

What Future Do We Want?

By Mathis Wackernagel, Footprint Network. -

The radical slowdown of the global economy, due to humanity’s efforts to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, has reduced carbon emissions and resource demand significantly over the last months. This has led to a temporary reduction of human [...]

Disobedient Peace As A Form Of Non-Cooperation With Inhumanity

By Peace Science Digest. -

Peace is often viewed as the absence of violence, individuals and groups getting along, and, simply, an orderly life within and between societies. In this view, peace is often thought to be achieved through (military) strength. Those who are [...]

The Colombian Camps Poised To Destroy Socialism In Venezuela

By Susan Grey, Morningstar. -

News of the recent attempted incursions into Venezuela are a timely reminder of the ever-present threat of US bases in Colombia. On May 3 Venezuelan armed forces picked up a band of mercenaries attempting to enter Venezuela from Colombia in [...]