The Economy Of Sharing Is Alive during Nicaragua’s Independence Celebration

By Jorge Capelán, Alliance for Global Justice. -

This week is very important in Central America, especially in Nicaragua. On September 15, the region celebrates the signing of its declaration of Independence from Spain in 1821. On September 14, [...]

‘Palestinian Self-Determination Not For Sale’

By Umar A. Farooq, Middle East Monitor. -

As US President Donald Trump brought together leaders from Israel, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates to sign deals to establish diplomatic relations, just outside of the White House, hundreds [...]

Join The Black Peoples March On Trump’s White House

By the Black is Back Coalition, Black Agenda Report. -

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 November 6-8 for the Black Power Matters march [...]

Time To Acknowledge Hutu Genocide And Rwandan Occupation Of DR Congo

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

My first contribution to Black Agenda Report was “Madame President? No, Madame Prisoner,”  a profile of Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza published in January 2014. Late Black [...]

The US Has Long Led The Assault On Human Rights

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The historical record on U.S. human rights policies, both domestic and international, is one of hypocrisy, deceit, and denigration.  Even in the field of civil and political rights that was [...]

Berta Cáceres In Her Own Words

By Asís Castellanos and Adrienne Pine, Toward Freedom. -

Much of what has been written about Lenca/Honduran activist Berta Cáceres has focused on her identifications as an Indigenous woman and as an environmentalist. While neither is false, those two [...]

Racism In Chile

By Andre Vltchek, Orinoco Tribune. -

Recently, when a retired Chilean U.N. employee tried to enter ECLAC (United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Santiago de Chile) to claim her pension in a [...]

Symbolism And African (Black) Men (Mostly) With Guns

By Ahjamu Umi, A Better World. -

The video was circulating endlessly this past weekend.  Seemingly dozens of primarily African men (with a sprinkling of women) carrying semi-automatic weapons, marching, and chanting, in [...]

The State And White Supremacy

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

As an ongoing phenomenon, the analysis of what is referred to as the George Floyd, or now the “Black Lives Matter” demos, must be necessarily tentative. It has been instructive to observe how the [...]

George Floyd’s Death Inspires An Unlikely Movement In Indonesia

By David Pierson, The LA Times. -

In the past month, social media have been awash with the #Papuanlivesmatter hashtag, which has attracted backing from actors, artists and many of Indonesia’s progressive youth. University student [...]

Suicidal Empire

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, Popular Resistance. -

Let us talk about the suicidal aspect. Ever since the US government turned its economy to the control of a "federal reserve" (which is not federal or government but private bankers), it had [...]

Reparations And The Palestinian Right Of Return

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

The calls “Black Lives Matter” and “Free, Free Palestine,” serve to remind us that Palestine is not free and that if the lives of Black people mattered, there would be no need for the call. In [...]

‘Black Lives Matter’ Is International

By Roger Harris, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Corte Madera, California - The police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th was the spark that ignited the tinder of accrued injustice throughout the US and globally. This injustice [...]

In The West – Propaganda, Hysteria And Truly Foul Breath!

By Andre Vltchek, Journal Neo. -

If it wasn’t so tragic, it would be laughable: the political brigands in North America and Europe are fuming, spitting and rolling their eyes upwards towards the ceiling. They are pointing [...]

Palestinians Mark 72 Years Of The Nakba

By Yumna Patel, Mondoweiss. -

Friday marked the 72nd anniversary of the Nakba, or ‘catastrophe’ in Arabic, signifying the mass displacement of Palestinians from their homelands in 1948.  Every year on May 15, the day after [...]

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