Arts And Activism In Pandemic Times; Eleanor Goldfield On Her New EP

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

This week, Clearing the FOG speaks with artist and activist Eleanor Goldfield about her new EP, "No Solo." This is her first solo production and it is her most personal and political piece. [...]

I Entered My Country’s House Of Justice And Found A Snake Charmer’s Temple

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On a Sunday night on 21 March 2021, gunmen stopped Juan Carlos Cerros Escalante (age 41) as he walked from this mother’s home to his own in the village of Nueva Granada near San Antonio de Cortés [...]

Activists Who Forced Elijah McClain Investigation Face Retaliation

By National Committee for Justice in Denver, Liberation News. -

People all over the country are learning about the explosive new report just out in Aurora, CO which concluded that the Aurora Police’s entire encounter with Elijah McClain which ended in his [...]

Anne Feeney, Folk Singer And Political Activist, Dies At 69

By Scott Mervis, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. -

Anne Feeney, the legendary Pittsburgh folk singer-songwriter and self-described rabble-rouser, has died of COVID at age 69. Her daughter, Amy Sue Berlin, shared the news in a Facebook post on [...]

‘Real Theory Is In What You Do And How You Do It’

By Selma James, Verso Books. -

When I first put forward “wages for housework” in March 1972, I was unsure of the implications. I knew that wages for housework was qualitatively different from wages for housewives, which I had [...]

Announcing The Finalists For The Kevin Zeese Emerging Activists Fund

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The Zeese Family is excited to announce the finalists for this years Kevin Zeese Emerging Activists Fund grant. This fund was put together quickly after the unexpected death of Kevin Zeese last [...]

Revisiting The Popular Front

By Harry Targ, Diary of a Heartland Radical. -

Biographies can tell us about ourselves, where we came from, and where we might go. I recently read two narratives of the lives of extraordinary people and their times. I think their lives and [...]

No Holiday For Honduran Anti-Mining Activists

By Jen Moore, Counterpunch. -

For the families of eight water protectors in Honduras, there will be no holiday season this year. They will continue to fight for the freedom of their loved ones who have each been jailed for up [...]

All The Cannons Will Silently Rust

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Our year has been eclipsed by the pandemic, the rush of a virus paralysing societies across the world. Some governments offered smarter, more scientific, and humane approaches to the pandemic; [...]

On Contact: Wrecking The left

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to journalist Diana Johnstone about the betrayal of the left with its historical role as the champion of social justice and peace now replaced with the [...]

Activists Who Fought The AIDS Crisis On Organizing During A Pandemic

By Loretta Graceffo, Waging Nonviolence. -

During the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in New York, Avram Finklestein was inundated by the blaring noise of ambulance sirens outside his apartment. “Just day and night … it was constant,” he [...]

Leadership Begins At The Bottom

By Ron Kipling Williams. -

Let’s be clear. A title does not make you a leader. Look at Capitol Hill. Leadership begins in your home. You are the executive, manager, administrator, foot soldier, all wrapped up in [...]

Police Operation Arrests Anti-Racist Organizers

By Liberation News. -

Aurora, CO - Police agencies in the Denver area arrested anti-racist organizers in a coordinated assault today. People were arrested in a Home Depot parking lot, at their homes, and after they [...]

A Tribute To Kevin Zeese

By Telesur English. -

Beloved U.S. activist Kevin Zeese was celebrated in a virtual tribute on Saturday, in which participants heard stories and praise on Kevin’s work from journalist Chris Hedges, former presidential [...]