Stand With Student Climate Strikers

By Shut Down DC -

In the coming days, thousands of young people across our region are going to be taking the streets to demand bold action to confront the climate crisis. On Friday, September 20, young people are leading a march to the Capitol to demand a green [...]

Newark Water Coalition Takes Struggle Against Lead Pipes Statewide

By Newark Water Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

Over the past few months, the Newark Water Coalition has tirelessly been advocating for residents of Newark and taking action to spread awareness of the Lead Water Crisis. What started as a small group of activists working to simply spread [...]

Fascism, White Nationalism, The Nazis And America

By Tarak Kauff, Popular Resistance. -

I was born in 1942 but I remember the war. It made a deep impression on me. When I was two years old, I shocked my mother by being so disturbed at the radio news I was hearing about the Nazis that I stormed into their bedroom and announced [...]

Over 800 Climate Strikes Planned In U.S. On September 20th; Global Climate Strikes To Take Place In 132 Countries

By Staff, 350.org -

During Climate Week, escalated actions will happen throughout New York City and across the US during the week of September 23-29. Communities are joining youth-led climate strikes, as well as coming together to protect families, air, and water [...]

Saying He Would Return To US For Fair Trial, Snowden Wants People To Know ‘Why I Did What I Did’

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

"Was it better for the United States? Did it benefit us? Or did it cause harm? They don't want the jury to be able to consider that at all." Edward Snowden said Monday that he would return to the United States if afforded a fair trail where the [...]

Green-Smearing – From Nicaragua To Bolivia

By Staff, Tortillaconsal.com -

On one level the intensifying deceit of Western media foreign affairs coverage corresponds to the increasing desperation of Western elites confronting their failing global power and influence. But it also signals yet another crisis of capitalist [...]

The US Welfare State Cut Poverty By Two-Thirds In 2018

By Matt Bruenig, Peoplespolicyproject.org -

When you want to determine how much poverty is reduced by the nation’s welfare programs, what you normally do is determine how many people are in poverty based on the distribution of market income and then compare that number to how many people [...]

Infrared Aerial Surveillance Used At Standing Rock To Monitor And Track Protesters

By Andrew Neef, Unicorn Riot -

For months, the North Dakota Highway Patrol flew daily surveillance flights over the protesters’ camps and used forward-looking infrared (FLIR) cameras to gather real-time geo-spatial intelligence (GEOINT). These thermographic cameras [...]

On The Ground, Feeling The Pulse Of Protest Hong Kong

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

What’s going on deep down in Hong Kong? For a former resident with deep cultural and emotional ties to the Fragrant Harbor, it’s quite hard to take it all in just within the framework of cold geopolitical logic. Master filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai [...]

How The BBC’s Quentin Sommerville Created Fairytales Of Underground Hospitals In Syria

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

In August 2013 the BBC produced a fake video headlined "Saving Syria’s Children" about an alleged chemical weapon attack in Syria which it claimed was caused by the Syrian government. Robert Stuart has since pressed the BBC to admit the obvious [...]

Yemen Was Called The Forgotten War, But Activists Are Refusing To Forget

By Janine Jackson, Truthout.org -

Janine Jackson: When observers who have spent years in war-rocked places describe events as “staggering,” you know you’re talking about a disturbing new order. That’s how the UN humanitarian coordinator in Yemen responded to the September 1 [...]

Appeals Court Tells FBI To Destroy Memo On Anti-War Website

By Staff, Apnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI must destroy 15-year-old records of its investigation into the two co-founders of a San Francisco online anti-war website and the site’s activities, a federal appeals court ruled. The FBI started looking into [...]

US Internet Companies Are Privatized Instruments Of US Geopolitical Power And They Are Not Even Hiding It

By Yasha Levine, Thegrayzone.com -

I was in the New York Public Library recently doing research in the archives when I stumbled on a 1944 pamphlet from Western Electric, the old American techno-telephone monopolist. It’s called “Circuits for Victory” and its 40 glossy, slickly [...]

US Veterans Held In Ireland For Protesting US’ Violations of Neutrality

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

Ireland has been a neutral nation since the 1930s, meaning it doesn't join military alliances and under numerous treaties is not supposed to assist other countries in military endeavors. However, the United States regularly violates Irish [...]

Opposition Sets Democracy On Fire In Bolivia

By Hugo Moldiz Mercado, Resumen English. -

The fragmented and heterogeneous right-wing opposition bloc in Bolivia has found in its increasingly sharp and violent attack on democracy and the institutions of the Plurinational State its point of convergence for its open opposition to the [...]