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Hong Kong In The Crosshairs Of Global Power And Ideological Struggles

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Hong Kong is one of the most extreme examples of big finance, neoliberal capitalism in the world. As a result, many people in Hong Kong are suffering from great economic insecurity in a city with 93 billionaires, second-most of any city. Hong [...]

The World Is Uniting For International Law, Against US Empire

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

"We oppose the extraterritorial application of unilateral measures." That is not Cuba, Nicaragua, Iran, Russia, or China talking about the most recent unilateral coercive measures imposed by the United States against Venezuela, i.e. economic [...]

On Medicare’s 54th Birthday, Another Year Closer To Winning Medicare For All

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare Act. Within a year, and without the aid of computers, the United States provided more than 19 million seniors with health coverage. Before the law existed, over half of the elderly in the [...]

End Colonialism, Support Self-Determination, Correct Historical Wrongs

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The results of centuries of US empire, which began with Manifest Destiny that crossed the North American continent and grew into a global empire, are coming home to roost in Puerto Rico and Hawaii. Puerto Ricans had an important victory last [...]

Rising Resistance And Solidarity In The Americas

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the Sandanista Revolution in Nicaragua. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrated in the streets of Managua Friday night. This past week, mass protests erupted in Puerto Rico over long term corruption [...]

As Cost Of Climate Crisis Grows, Climate Movement Escalates

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult to keep up with. Storms, heatwaves and climate-related weather disasters are increasing at a rapid pace. The leadership of the two corporate-dominated political parties are [...]

Stop Immigrant Arrests, Close The Camps, Transform Immigration Policy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Public awareness of the brutal repression against immigrants seeking entry to the United States, the reasons for their migration, and terrorism against immigrants living in the US are reaching levels that make them hard to ignore. The current [...]

Popular Movements Are The Invisible Hand Of Social Change

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The political consensus in the United States is changing rapidly. While the corporate media is focused on the Democratic Party presidential debates and Trump's tweets in response, the issues that have been advanced by the movement for economic, [...]

As Conflict With Iran Escalates, Path To Peace Can Be Found

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The recent escalation of conflict between the United States and Iran threaten another US military quagmire that creates crisis and chaos in Iran, the region and perhaps, globally as well as costs trillions of dollars in US spending. The US needs [...]

US Foreign Policy Exposed

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

In the last week, the realities of US foreign policy have been exposed by a leaked audio tape, a leak about a US attack on the Russian electrical grid, and the US attempts to extradite Julian Assange. All the information points to a foreign [...]

Uniting To Protect Venezuela And Stop The US War Machine

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The US-led coup attempt in Venezuela continues to falter as the US admits the opposition is selfish and divided. Juan Guaido was exposed as relying on Tarot Cards and an astrologer to determine Venezuela's future. Russia and China pledged [...]

Protection Of Venezuelan Embassy Continues, Opposition To US Coup Builds

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

We along with numerous other organizations are organizing toward a national mass mobilization in New York City on September 21 when the United Nations General Assembly is meeting. We are calling it "The People's Mobilization to Stop the US War [...]

The People’s Memorial Day

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. War culture runs deep in the United States. You can see the glorification of war consistently once you are aware of it - it is expressed in entertainment, the war memorials that are in every town, and the [...]

Embassy Protection Collective: We’re Still Here And We’re Staying

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Embassy Protection Collective began on April 10, the day after the Trump administration manipulated the Organization of American States (OAS) to change the rules so they could recognize their puppet, Juan Guaido, as president of Venezuela. [...]

If You Oppose US Imperialism, This Is The Place To Be

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

We are still writing to you from the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC where we are here as the Embassy Protection Collective with the full permission of the Venezuelan government. We have the grave responsibility to hold this space from [...]