‘Dialogue’ Called by Añez In Bolivia Failed; New Election Date Set

By Ultimas Noticias. -

After more than five hours of dialogue between the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) and the Bolivian social movements, a consensus was not reached to define a [...]

How Socialists Won Our Democratic Rights

By Adam J. Sacks, Tribune Magazine. -

The myth of modern democracy is that it was handed down from on-high. In fact, the ruling class resisted extending the franchise at every turn – and it was socialists who fought them for the [...]

US Contracts Out Its Regime Change Operation In Nicaragua

By John Perry, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Masaya, Nicaragua - An extraordinary leaked document gives a glimpse of the breadth and complexity of the US government’s plan to interfere in Nicaragua’s internal affairs up to and after its [...]

A Poll Tax By any Other Name

By Dana Sweeney, Facing South. -

Robert Peoples remembers when African Americans won the right to vote in Alabama back in 1965. Though he was only 13 years old at the time, he had grown up in Mobile with a front-row seat to [...]

Reclaiming Public Health: The Communalist Healthcare Model

By Justin B. Gifford, ROAR Magazine. -

During the Spanish Influenza outbreak of 1918, Alfred W. Crosby, a Professor Emeritus of History, Geography, and American Studies wrote that nurses were more important than doctors during this [...]

US Launches Brazen Interventionist Plan to Overthrow The FSLN

By Wiston López. Radio La Primerísima. -

An orchestrated plan financed by the United States to overthrow the democratically elected Nicaragua government during the next two years was leaked in a document from the US embassy and [...]

‘We Are On The Cusp Of Something Great’

Since the nation erupted after the May 25 police killing of George Floyd, Black organizers and community members have been working around the clock to channel mass protests into tangible [...]

Bolivia: Stop State Repression And Violence, For Free And Fair Elections

By The Andean Information Network. -

Four days after the Interim Bolivian Government suspended elections again, Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic and the University Network for Human Rights (UNHR) released a [...]

Preparing For A November Surprise

By Maria J. Stephan, Candace Rondeaux, and Erica Chenoweth, Political Violence at a Glance. -

Nationwide protests against police brutality following George Floyd’s murder are the broadest and most persistent in US history. They have laid bare the racism that pervades American society—and [...]

Venezuela Moves Toward Elections: US Seeks To Undermine Them

By Venezuelanalysis. -

Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) has kickstarted proceedings for the upcoming December 6 National Assembly (AN) elections. A number of events have taken place in recent weeks that [...]

Killing Democracy In The United States

By William J. Astore, Tom Dispatch. -

I fear that it either can’t or won’t end because, as Martin Luther King, Jr., pointed out in 1967 during the Vietnam War, the United States remains the world’s greatest purveyor of violence -- [...]

The GOP’s ‘Southern Strategy’ Shows How White Supremacy Fuels Class Exploitation

By Peter Montague, Truthout. -

Starting in the early 1970s, the Republican Party began to draw voters away from the Democrats by appealing to racism and racial anxiety in the electorate; Republicans called it their “Southern [...]

Supreme Court Stopped One Million Floridians From Voting In November

By Mark Joseph Stern, Slate. -

The Supreme Court all but guaranteed that nearly 1 million Floridians will be unable to vote in the 2020 election because of unpaid court debts in a shattering order handed down on Thursday. Its [...]

Where Do We Go from Here?

By Howard Brand, Information Clearinghouse. -

Identity politics currently is in the forefront of the United States political agenda, and things do look quite dismal in regard to wealth, opportunity, and quality of life of a significant [...]

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" [...]