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Zombie NATO Is Obsolete; Militarists Try To Revive It Through Expanded Targets

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held an abbreviated two-day meeting this week in London on its 70th anniversary. On display was a zombie alliance that is bitterly divided on multiple issues and has lost its purpose for existing. [...]

Failed Action On The Climate Crisis Makes Resistance Imperative

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

The United States is the second-largest total GHG emitter in the world and the third-largest per-capita GHG emitter behind Saudi Arabia and Australia. The US is the largest producer of new fossil fuels. People in the US have a critical [...]

The Whole Damn System Is Guilty As Hell: Taking Control Of Police

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance   -

The entire system of policing in the United States is in crisis. Police murdering civilians has become a too common nightmare across the United States. The police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, Eric Garner in New York City, Walter [...]

Occupied Palestine: From BDS To ODS

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

We spent the last week in Occupied Palestinian Territory, commonly referred to as Israel, where we traveled around the country to visit communities in Jerusalem, Jaffa, Bethlehem, the West Bank, the Nagab, and more. We call Israel Occupied [...]

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 [...]

Now Is The Time To Win National Improved Medicare For All

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

National improved Medicare for all is making tremendous progress during the 2020 election cycle. Democratic presidential candidates, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, who advocate for it, are achieving record numbers of contributions [...]

Revolts Against The Neoliberal World Order

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Protests against the US and big finance-imposed neoliberal capitalism have exploded across the globe. Two weeks ago, in Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America, we reviewed 12 Latin America nations that are rising up [...]

US Out Of Syria And The Middle East

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Above: US Out of the Middle East, Los Angeles protest against bombing in Syria from ABC7.com. Stop The Turkish Invasion Of Syria The crisis in Syria has taken a new direction with the Turkish invasion into the Northeast ostensibly to push the [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and are under the thumb of [...]

Next Phase Of The Battle For Net Neutrality & People’s Control Of The Internet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Last week, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals finally issued a decision on a challenge to the Trump administration's "Open Internet" rule, which ended Net Neutrality protections in 2017. While the court reversed and remanded important parts of the [...]

‘Ukrainegate’ Teaches Us More About Ourselves Than Trump Or Biden

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

'Ukrainegate' has opened the floodgates of impeachment in Washington, DC. President Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Zelensky provided such an opportunity that Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who resisted pressure for impeachment, is [...]

At UN Session, US Empire In Decline And Global Solidarity On The Rise

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

As the United States becomes more brazen and ridiculous in its attempts to stay in control, it is driving other countries to turn away from the US and organize around it. There are growing calls for the United Nations to consider leaving the US [...]

Empires Are A Secret Until They Start Falling

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

In the past, we have written about the 2020s as a decade when US Empire will end. This is based on Alfred McCoy's predictions (listen to our interview with him on Clearing the FOG). Sociologist and peace scholar John Galtung believes US Empire [...]

People’s Mobilization Unites For People And Planet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The People's Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet is two weeks away. The "People's Mobe" will be held from September 20 to 23 in New York City during the United Nations General Assembly. Members of the Venezuelan [...]

Linking Popular Movements And Unions Is A Winning Strategy For Workers

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

After years of declining power and stagnant wages, workers in the United States are awakening, striking and demanding more rights.  A Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows the number of striking workers is the highest since 1986. In 2018, [...]