Puerto Rico 2021: A Shift In Perspective, A New Opposition

By Luis Fernando Coss, NACLA. -

One of the things often taken for granted by the independence and socialist movement is knowing when to claim a victory. As a consequence of suffering so many blows throughout its history, the [...]

Parliamentary Elections In Venezuela: All You Need To Know

By Venezuelanalysis. -

This December 6, Venezuela is holding its twenty-sixth election since Chavismo took political power in 1998. This time around, the people will elect a new National Assembly with one of the most [...]

The Congo: Kabila And Tshisekedi, A Coalition In Peril

By Maurice Carney, Friends of the Congo. -

The deal between former President Joseph Kabila and his coalition, Front commun pour le Congo (FCC) and current President Felix Tshisekedi and his Coalition, Cap pour le changement (CACH), has [...]

Venezuela Wins Simply By Holding An Election

By Vijay Prashad and Carlos Ron, People's Dispatch. -

On December 6, the Venezuelan people will vote for a new National Assembly. Ordinarily, there is nothing unusual about this, nor would this be newsworthy outside Venezuela. Ever since the [...]

Upcoming Venezuelan Election Is Another Rejection Of US Imperialism

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On December 6, Venezuelans will vote for a new National Assembly. Just as it has done for the past twenty years, the United States is interfering in the election process and has already falsely [...]

US Intervenes As Venezuela Prepares For High Stakes Election

By Roger D. Harris, Popular Resistance. -

The US finally appointed an ambassador to Venezuela after a decade hiatus and in the runup to the Venezuelan National Assembly elections. The new ambassador, James Story, was confirmed by US [...]

Elections Proved Americans Are Done With The Drug War

By Lee Camp, Scheer Post. -

Something seismic happened in this election and it has nothing to do with Joe Biden winning. And yes, Joe Biden did indeed win. I’m sorry for those of you Trump fans who believe the election was [...]

Brazilian Elections – A Day Of Shame For The Far Right

By Brian Mier, Brasilwire. -

On Sunday, November 15, over 147 million Brazilians went to the polls in the largest round of local elections in the nation’s history. One state, Amapa, had to cancel most of its elections due [...]

Brazil: Municipal Elections Promise Gains For Left

By Brian Mier, Brasilwire.com. -

On Sunday, November 15, residents of Brazil’s 5570 municipalities will vote for mayors and city councilors in what promises to be a day of moderate gains by left wing political parties and [...]

What Biden’s Election Means For Venezuela

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Leo Flores of CODEPINK joins Anya Parampil to discuss what the election of Joe Biden will mean for US Venezuela policy, and the importance of Venezuela’s upcoming parliamentary elections in [...]

Biden, Media And CIA Labeled Hunter Biden Emails ‘Russian Disinformation’

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

Congressman Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and, not coincidentally, the single most shameless pathological liar in the U.S. Congress by a good margin, appeared on [...]

How The Two-Party System Fails Voters

By Luigi Morris, Left Voice. -

While it is now abundantly clear that Joe Biden has won the electoral college by a hefty margin, many questions remain about who voted in the election and why. As we begin to analyze this [...]

When Centrists Lose, Corporate Media Blame The Left

By Julie Hollar, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Joe Biden hadn’t even been declared the victor of the 2020 election before establishment Democrats, in the face of poorer-than-expected results in House and Senate races, began pointing fingers [...]

‘The Envy of the World’: Still No Functioning Democracy Here

By Paul Street, Counterpunch. -

I walked up to Chicago’s Trump Tower down the middle of Michigan Avenue last Saturday night. Within four blocks of the hated structure, both sides of the street were jammed with cars full of [...]

Shahid Buttar: The Crisis Is Constitutional

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The presidential election has been called for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. I speak with Constitutional lawyer and activist Shahid Buttar about what that means for our work on issues of social [...]