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 [...]

How A US Army Whistleblower Revealed ‘The Apparatus Of A Police State’

By Sarah Cords, Progressive.org. -

On August 28, tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the fifty-seventh anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. They protested racial [...]

To Succeed, Struggles Have To Be Connected, Not Localized

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

In this video, Vijay Prashad, director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, and Fayrouz Sharqawi, Global Mobilisation Coordinator of Grassroots Al-Quds discuss the situation in [...]

The Liberal Class Is Complicit In Mass Murder

By Roger Hallam, Popular Resistance. -

There is an out-of-fashion quote that goes something along the lines of: “For Evil to flourish good people need only to do nothing.” The notion of “evil” has been banished from the supposedly [...]

Kevin Zeese: His Last Words For The Movement And Carrying On

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

As I wrote last week, Kevin Zeese died unexpectedly in his sleep, likely from a heart attack, early in the morning on September 6. He had not shown signs of illness and was working until the [...]

Kevin Zeese: The Passing Of A Warrior For Peace And Justice

By Marsha Colemen-Adebayo, Black Agenda Report. -

Having met Kevin Zeese during the Occupy movement in September of 2011, by Merwin’s metric we passed unknowing the day that had finally come for Kevin nine times. Nine times we, (Kevin, Margaret [...]

Remembering Kevin Zeese, Tireless Fighter For Our Democracy

By Chip Gibbons, Rightsanddissent.org. -

Defending Rights & Dissent was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Kevin Zeese over the weekend. Over his life, he was on the frontlines of many causes–whistleblower protections, election [...]

Kevin Zeese, ¡Presente!

By Workers.org. -

Power to the people! We have the power to change if we stay united. We have incredible opportunity now. We see the movement’s growing, especially after the Democratic National Convention and [...]

Dorothy Day Found Her Calling Fighting The 1918 Flu Pandemic

By Patrick Henry, Waging Nonviolence. -

In 1917, having dropped out of college and moved to New York with her family, Dorothy Day took her first New York job, with a daily Socialist news paper, The Call, and settled into her own [...]

On Contact: Truth Of War With Danny Sjursen

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses ‘Ghost Riders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge’ with Danny Sjursen, a combat veteran and West Point graduate. "We talk a [...]

The Pandemic Revealed That Child Care Is Vital Work

By Andrea Ringer, LAWCHA.org. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has created several shifts across the labor landscape while exposing how piecemeal family care policies have left workers in precarious situations. The closure of schools at [...]

In Times Of Rapid Change, Victory Comes To Those Who Train For It

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

One of the gifts of the Black Lives Matter movement is that it doesn’t pretend that a quick fix will solve the problem. The many signs of change — from NASCAR giving up the Confederate flag to [...]