US Presidential Campaign Spectacle

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

With the seemingly interminable US presidential campaign season mercifully drawing to a close, the buzz is about a possible coup. That would make the US one of the few countries in recent history [...]

What Is Needed In This Moment

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The United States' elections will occur in a few weeks and many people are concerned about what will happen. Will they be able to vote? Will their votes be counted? Will the process be prolonged? [...]

Book Review: ‘Capitalism On A Ventilator’

By Ted Kelly, Workers.org.   -

The compilation of these works is an act of internationalism and working-class unity. The result demonstrates the successes and true potential of a socialist system and exposes the cruelty and [...]

Liberalism And Fascism: Partners In Crime

By Gabriel Rockhill, Counterpunch. -

Time and again we hear that liberalism is the last bulwark against fascism. It represents a defense of the rule of law and democracy in the face of aberrant, malevolent demagogues intent on [...]

For An Egalitarian, Cooperative Road To An Ecosocialist Future

By Green Left, Socialist Project. -

We are in the midst of a climate emergency and there is no way out without radically changing the way society is organized. If humanity does not free itself from the capitalist drive for ever [...]

Selling Ourselves For Safety: A Look At The Migration Industrial Complex

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The climate crisis, wars, violent states and economic crashes are driving migration around the world and in this capitalist global environment, it is no surprise that a profiteering industrial [...]

Democratizing Knowledge

By Thomas Hanna, Dana Brown and Miriam Brett, The Next System Project. -

The current public health crisis is demonstrating how deficiencies in our approach to intellectual property (IP)—a unique set of rights and protections that applies to the creations of the human [...]

Black People’s March On The White House

By the Black is Back Coalition. -

The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations (BiBC) is calling on colonized and unrepresented people of the U.S. to join us Nov. 6-8 for the Black Power Matters march on [...]

Modern US Racial Capitalism

By Charisse Burden-Stelly, Monthly Review. -

In recent years, “racial capitalism” has ascended across the humanities and social sciences. It has arisen as a conceptual framework to understand the mutually constitutive nature of [...]

Democrat’s Climate Change Lies

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

In recent weeks a combination of drought and record breaking heat have accelerated wildfire season to historic levels of devastation. More than 4.6 million acres have burned in the states of [...]

Changing The Washington Guard

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

At the risk of counting chickens before they hatch, what would the return of Team Blue portend? As is patently obvious, the US is in trouble. Climate driven heat waves and fires grip the [...]

New Documentary By David Attenborough, ‘Extinction: The Facts’

By Julia P. G. Jones, The Conversation. -

We have learned so much about nature from David Attenborough’s documentaries over the past seven decades. In a new BBC film he lays bare just how perilous the state of that nature really is, why [...]

On Contact: Economic And Political Collapse Of USA

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the economic and political collapse of the American empire with economist Professor Rick D. Wolff. Wolff’s new book, ‘The Sickness is the System – [...]

The US Is Borrowing Its Way To Fascism

By Richard D. Wolff, Information Clearinghouse. -

Viewing the GOP convention seemed a little like binge-watching the last several years’ parade of none-too-subtle signs of incipient fascism. We saw extreme nationalism, scapegoating immigrants [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Trump Is The Sweaty Armpit Of Monopoly Capitalism

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Over the past several decades, the largest corporations have absorbed and destroyed all opposition–big and small–and slowly come to play a role in every aspect of Americans’ lives. That’s the [...]