Federal Court Restores Voting Rights To Hundreds Of Thousands Of Florida Prisoners

A federal court on May 24, 2020 ruled that a Florida law that created wealth-based hurdles to voting is unconstitutional. The decision restores voting rights to hundreds of thousands of people [...]

The Unspoken Spread Of Fascism

By Fred Nagel, LA Progressive. -

It is difficult for most Americans to judge just how dangerous Donald Trump might be. It is not that the clues are missing; there is a daily list of lies, racist comments, misogynist ramblings, [...]

Bolivia: The Open Veins Are Bleeding Six Months After The Coup

By Verónica Zapata, Resumen English. -

On November 10, 2019, a violent coup d’état took place in Bolivia, navigated by the U.S., which managed to articulate the racist national oligarchy with the backing of the armed forces, the [...]

Bolivia: Can the Left Win An Election Without Being Able To Organize The People?

By Hugo Moldiz Mercado, Resumen. -

Is an efficient and effective electoral strategy, regardless of the relationship of forces between the dominant and subordinate classes, what is predominant, even unique, for a leftist candidate [...]

Curtains Up!

By David Perez, Information Clearinghouse. -

Welcome, everyone to the longest-running play in U.S. history: “Voting for the Lesser Evil.” The play’s strength, as you well know, is its easy-to-memorize script, combined with its [...]

A Simple Democratic Transition Framework For Venezuela: End All Sanctions

By Nino Pagliccia, One World Press. -

On March 31, the US Secretary of State issued a press statement proposing a “pathway” by which all Venezuelans would live happily ever after, at least that is what Mike Pompeo seems to wish. He [...]

Mauna Kea Is About Who Will Decide the Future

By Winona LaDuke, Truthout. -

“The mountain brought us together,” Luana Busby-Neff tells me. It’s 200 days into the prayer vigil and blockade that brought the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) to a stop in Hawaii. The [...]

COVID-19: Seeds Of Revolution Grown On Capitalism’s Corpse?

By Gilbert Mercier, New Junkie Post. -

As the global COVID-19 crisis builds up its incredible momentum, for which an apex is still months to come, the mainstream media and so-called policymakers are dazed and confused, lost in graphs [...]

Chile’s Struggle To Democratize The State

By J. Patrice McSherry, Nacla.org -

The social uprising in Chile has now reached its fourth month. Masses of people continue to protest and demand structural change despite ferocious repression—mainly at the hands of the [...]

10 Resources On Black Liberation & Economic Democracy

By Staff, Geo.coop -

These are long-standing political movements and traditions that ground us. Our work and the work of our peers and partners around the US and across the Americas and the globe have long roots in [...]

State Violence: When Does Democracy Cease To Exist?

By Emma Justum, Open Democracy. -

On January 30, 2019, already one year ago, the Council of Europe through its Commissioner for Human Rights expressed “very serious concerns” about the type of injuries wreaked on Gilets Jaunes [...]

Resistance: We Need To Talk About The United States

By Blake Lewis, Resistance Series -

The 8-part documentary mini-series "Resistance" dismantles the rusty and flawed US-American political system, that upholds a deeply entrenched two-party construct, dividing a nation with politics [...]

How Democracies Die

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Leo Tolstoy wrote that happy families are all alike, but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. So too with failed democracies. There is no one route to the dissolution of the open [...]

Puerto Rico: Three Years For History

By José E. Rivera Santana, Resumen. -

As 2020 begins, it is worth taking a look back and commenting on the events that have taken place in Puerto Rico over the last year and identifying their links and possible consequences. The [...]

Grassroots Democracy And The Social Production Of Housing

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis. -

Pobladoras is a platform of organizations that have worked in a coordinated way for some fifteen years. That is one of its great successes: a fifteen-year history connecting different expressions [...]