Pete Dolack: “It’s Past Time We Had An Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Imperialist Global Front”

By Pete Dolack, -

Mohsen Abdelmoumen: Your fascinating book It’s not over: Learning From the Socialist Experiment shows us why we need to move beyond capitalism and it also provides the tools on how to do so. Can [...]

These Chains Will Be Broken: New Book Delivers Resistance Message From Palestinian Prisoners To The World

By Staff, -

On Monday, January  20, Clarity Press, Inc. of Atlanta announced the launch of These Chains Will Be Broken: Palestinian Stories of Struggle and Defiance in Israeli Prisons, by Palestinian author [...]

Ten Years After Howard Zinn’s Death — Lessons From The People’s Historian

By Bill Bigelow, -

January 27th marks the 10th anniversary of the death of the great historian and activist Howard Zinn. Zinn did not merely record history, he made it: as a professor at Spelman College in the [...]

Direct Democracy And The Passion For Political Participation

Yavor Tarinski and Eve Olney, -

Yavor Tarinski is an independent researcher and activist whose publications and talks center on the possibilities of direct democracy and commoning practices as an alternative to the current [...]

American Exceptionalism And American Innocence – A Book Review

By David William Pear, -

Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong have explored the albatross of myths, legends, lies and damn lies around America’s neck in their book  American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A [...]

The Problem With Saying Movements Must Be ‘Totally Nonviolent’ To Succeed

By Steve Chase, -

It is misleading and disempowering to say that any violence ends a movement’s chance of success. To truly be effective, we need to stay in the game even when violence occurs. It can be hard to [...]

Unionizing The World’s Largest Slaughterhouse

By Russell Hall, -

Capitalism has many victims, but few fare as badly as slaughterhouse workers. Every day, meatpacking workers risk life and limb to provide cheap meat for consumers. Yet, meatpacking workers are [...]

Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance

By Antony C. Black, -

On the hot summer morning of Aug. 2, 1980 a massive explosion ripped apart the main waiting room of the Bologna railway station. Eighty-five people were killed and hundreds more injured. Though [...]

No Right To Privacy If You’re Poor?

By Don Lash, -

Institutional racism places Black women with gross disproportionality in the position of being disenfranchised of privacy rights as poor women, and the moral construction of poverty gives the [...]

Going Horizontal: Written For Workplaces; Perfect For Activists

By Rivera Sun, -

I read the book as an activist, a small business owner, and a novelist who writes about nonviolent movements for change. The Dandelion Insurrection featured a self-organizing movement based on [...]

Three Books Make The Case For A Universal Basic Income

By James Mumm, -

Massive, disruptive change is happening in the world economy. Up to half of all current workers, both white and blue collar, could be driven into unemployment by technology. Automation, [...]

Sarah Chayes On Kleptocracy In America

By Russell Mokhiber, -

“I was loading a lot into Thieves of State,” Chayes told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “I was saying that violent religious extremism is actually related to governmental [...]

The Insurgent Power Of The Commons In The War Against The Imagination

By David Bollier, Center for New Economics -

Thank you, Fred [Iutzi] and The Land Institute for inviting me to this wonderful festival! It’s a great honor to be speaking at an event at which so many illustrious thinkers, innovators, and [...]

The Culture Of Hate

By Chris Hedges, -

IT WAS A SWELTERING JULY afternoon when fifty protesters, many dressed in fatigues and wearing shirts that identified them with groups such as Proud Boys, Oath Keepers, Bikers for Trump, the Alt [...]

The U.S. Military is Winning. No, Really, It Is!

By Nick Turse, -

But let’s begin with another number entirely: 145,000 -- as in, 145,000 uniformed soldiers striding down Washington’s Pennsylvania Avenue. That’s the number of troops who marched down that very [...]

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