Advancing Rights Restoration: Where Should Civil Rights Stop?

By Sawari Amani, Sawari Mi. -

This week was called by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak (JLS) to be Unchain the Vote Week focused on bringing attention to the unconstitutional, dehumanizing act of felony disenfranchisement that plagues [...]

Thousands Protest Buckingham Palace Over Brexit, ‘Stop The Coup’

By Nick Duffy, i News. -

London - Protesters have marched on Buckingham Palace, in a show of anger at the Queen over her role in permitting the prorogation of Parliament. The unusual scenes in central London on [...]

Democracy Needs Unions

By Christine Owens, Otherwords.org -

You deserve to have a say in matters that affect you. Everyone does. That’s democracy. This shouldn’t change when you go to work. Democratic rights in the workplace — including the right to form [...]

Make ‘Em Laugh Or They’ll Kill You + The Math Of A Broken System

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Building and healing civilizations: as we stare down the 2020 presidential elections, here's a little food for thought on how our system is built – and what advanced math of all things can tell [...]

History Often Proceeds By Jumps And Zigzags

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research. -

As one door sharply bangs shut in Kashmir, another opens in Argentina. That is the nature of our struggles. In 1859, Friedrich Engels wrote, ‘History often proceeds by jumps and zig-zags’. To [...]

Right2Vote Campaign

By Amani Sawari, SawariMi.com. -

This is a nationwide campaign being initiated by people currently confined in the United States. This campaign grew out of the August 21 National Prison Strike Demand #10: The voting rights of [...]

End Colonialism, Support Self-Determination, Correct Historical Wrongs

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The results of centuries of US empire, which began with Manifest Destiny that crossed the North American continent and grew into a global empire, are coming home to roost in Puerto Rico and [...]

Rethinking 4th Of July With Historical Truths

Ray Raphael offers some context for the Declaration of Independence: In 1997, Pauline Maier published American Scripture, where she uncovered 90 state and local "declarations of independence" [...]

A Call For People’s Awareness Of Venezuela

By Pasqualina Curcio, Redangostura.org. -

In 1999, we decided, as a nation and democratically, to be independent and sovereign, to move towards a model of social justice and equality, as well as to freely make use of our vast wealth. We [...]

A Look At Cuba: Democracy And Resistance To US Interference

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The Trump administration designated Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela as a "Troika of Tyranny" and has been ratcheting up pressure on all three countries through economic blockades, creating dissent [...]

Yellow Vest Movement Struggles To Reinvent Democracy

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance -

After five months of constant presence at traffic circles, toll-booths and hazardous Saturday marches,  the massive, self-organized social movement known as the Yellow Vests has just held its [...]

The Force Of Peace In Algeria’s Protests

By the Christian Science Monitor. -

An iconic image of the 1960s shows a young American placing flowers in the barrels of soldiers’ rifles during protests against the Vietnam War. Such symbols of peace (“flower power”) helped turn [...]

International Observers To Venezuela’s Election Pen Letter To The EU

By Jeremy Fox, Jospeh Farrell, Calvin Tucker, Dr Francisco Dominguez - Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, UK, Venezuela Analysis -

We were unanimous in concluding that the elections were conducted fairly, that the election conditions were not biased, that genuine irregularities were exceptionally few and of a very minor [...]

The Movement And The 2020 Elections

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The political system in the United States is a plutocracy, one that works for the benefit of the wealthy, not the people. Although we face growing crises on multiple fronts - economic insecurity, [...]

Corruption And The Crisis Of Democracy, US Seen As More Corrupt

By Staff, Transparency.org -

The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing [...]