On Contact: Islamophobia, Race And Global Politics

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

Islamophobia is not defined solely as anti-Muslim sentiment. It is not limited to hate speech and hate crimes, racial stereotypes, or discrimination against Muslim men and women. Islamophobia, in [...]

In Conversation With Clayton Thomas-Müller

By Matteo Cimellaro, Canadian Dimension. -

Indigenous climate activist, writer, and filmmaker Clayton Thomas-Müller was raised in Winnipeg, a city named after the Cree word meaning “muddy waters.” His memoir, Life in the City of Dirty [...]

Why Activists Need Art To Create Social Change

By James L. Vanhise, Waging Nonviolence. -

“The Art of Activism: Your All-Purpose Guide to Making the Impossible Possible” by Stephen Duncombe and Steve Lambert compiles knowledge the authors have gleaned from training hundreds of [...]

The Politics Of Protection

By Sarah Jaffe, Dissent Magazine. -

The 2008 financial meltdown and the global economic crisis that followed put thousands of cracks into what Mark Fisher called “capitalist realism”—the idea that it’s easier to imagine the end of [...]

‘Tell the Bosses We’re Coming’

By Eric Dirnbach, Organizing Upgrade. -

The ongoing debate about reviving the U.S. labor movement tries to grapple with the devastating decline in the union membership rate from one-third of the workforce in the 1950s to less than 11% [...]

Ex-CIA Analyst On Hidden Realities Of Syria War

By Aaron Maté, The Grayzone. -

As a CIA analyst, David McCloskey covered Syria from 2008 to 2014. He draws on his experience for his new spy thriller, “Damascus Station,” set during the early years of the Syrian war. David [...]

Path To Extinction Or To A Livable Future

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. -

As climate change leads humanity’s march to Armageddon, data surfacing during late 2021 suggests that the march could be much briefer than previously thought.  “Nature is starting to emit [...]

Scheer Intelligence: War Is A Multi-Trillion-Dollar Racket

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Twenty years since the September 11, 2001 attacks, the human and financial cost of the United States’ failed “War on Terror” is plain to see: as one headline put it, “20 years, $6 trillion, [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Something’s Rotten In The Science Of Food

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Leading nutritionist Marion Nestle has spent much of her long illustrious career writing about what we eat and the science of food. The James Beard award-winner and author of the blog Food [...]

Kucinich Memoir Is A Moving Account Of The Battle Against Corporate Power

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

The Division of Light and Power,” by Dennis Kucinich, like Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” is a gripping, moving and lucidly written account of the hidden [...]

Book Review: The Revolution Won’t Be Stopped

By Roger Stoll, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Republican strategist Karl Rove often advised his clients to attack not the enemy’s weaknesses but its strengths. The bipartisan US foreign policy disinformation machine has taken Rove’s advice [...]

Content Control

By Nicole Froio, Dissent. -

Historically, the state and religion have been the institutions that control what people can and cannot say, punishing people for their thoughts, for their actions, and for their words. Silicon [...]

Kim Stanley Robinson’s ‘The Ministry For The Future’

By David Schwartzman, Washington Socialist. -

The Ministry for the Future (Orbit, 2020) is a magnificent novel but also an especially welcome resource for thinking about ecosocialist initiatives for a near-future global Green New Deal. Could [...]

One-Click Shopping Has Brought American Workers To The Brink

By Andru Okun, In These Times. -

A historic union drive at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama officially came to a close on Monday. Now comes the tallying of votes. The election represents the first large-scale effort to [...]

The Many Burdens Of Women’s Work

By Chelsea Nash, Rabble.ca. -

My younger sister, 18, is in her first year of college studying marine navigation. She sees herself travelling the world one day, the captain of a cruise ship or similarly large [...]

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