New Democratic Climate Action Plan Is Woefully Inadequate

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams. -

"This is not an emergency response." That is how Laura Berry, director of research and policy at the Climate Mobilization (TCM), responded to reporting on a congressional "action plan" for the [...]

The Rebellion Against Police Repression Must Guard Against All Enemies

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The masses are in motion and public opinion about U.S. policing has rapidly shifted in three short weeks. George Floyd and Breonna Taylor’s assassination at the hands of U.S. police departments [...]

Community Control Of The Police – And A Whole Lot More

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The wave of people’s protests across the nation, backed by solidarity actions in cities around the world, has caused the corporate oligarchy and its servants to make promises they can’t keep and [...]

The National Guard Crushes Protests Just Like The Military Does

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

On June 2, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot firmly rebuked President Trump for threatening to unleash a military crackdown on Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the country. Trump made his [...]

The Movement Gets Big – And Its Enemies Reveal Themselves

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The scope and intensity of the convulsion that has shaken the United States since the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Memorial Day, is breathtaking. Hundreds of thousands of [...]

The ‘See-No-Evil’ Phase Of Russiagate

By Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News. -

The long, destructive conspiracy theory known as Russiagate, the mother of them all, at last evaporates into thin air. No shred of it remains as of back-to-back disclosures over the past couple [...]

Biden Dismisses Democratic Party Base’s Support For Medicare For All

By Bill Bianchi and Laura Christenson-Garcia, Popular Resistance. -

We often hear criticism of Donald Trump for, among other faults, his overwhelming Olympian arrogance, which drives millions of Democrats to pray daily for an end to his presidency.  But on the [...]

Sanders Drops Out, Old Guard Keeps Death Grip On Power

By Thomas Scott Tucker, Popular Resistance. -

Unsurprising. There was always a stark contradiction between Bernie’s call to a political revolution and his steady promise to support the eventual nominee at the Democratic convention. The [...]

The Bipartisan Causes Of The US Immigration Crisis

By Brian Concannon, Economy for All, a project of the Independent Media Institute as the source. -

The Democratic candidates missed the opportunity last week in Nevada — a state with a 30 percent Latino population — to address the root causes of our immigration crisis. They predictably [...]

The Democratic Party’s Theatrical Performances: Fooling Black Voters For Decades

By Solomon Comissiong, Black Agenda Report. -

The Democrats are terrible at passing legislation that helps Black and poor people but fantastically talented at political theater.  “The difference is that Republicans don’t pretend to be [...]

Democrats Team Up With Trump To Maintain Disastrous Healthcare System

By Mike Pappas, Left Voice. -

On Tuesday, February 4, Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union (SOTU) address. As expected, it was filled with contradictions, falsehoods, and distortions. Among other things, Trump [...]

To Stop Trump’s War With Iran, We Must Also Confront The Democrats

By Sarah Lazare and Michael Arria , In These Times -

Since President Trump took office in 2017, the leadership of the Democratic Party has overwhelmingly supported the precursors  to today’s dangerous U.S. escalation towards Iran: sanctions, proxy [...]

Chris Hedges: Rebellion Is The Only Way To Stop The Ruling Elites

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG cohosts, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, interviewed journalist and author Chris Hedges about the significant events of 2019 and what activists must prepare for in 2020 and [...]

We’re Headed For An Uprising, But Are We Ready For It?

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

As 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, we look back at the major events and issues that shaped the year with Chris Hedges. We discuss the rise of the Right, in part due to the [...]

Impeachment Theater While The Planet Burns

By Rob Urie, Counterpunch. -

With the gravitas of a wardrobe malfunction at a Super Bowl halftime show, Donald Trump was impeached. This, by the same Democratic Party functionaries who went on to pass his $734 billion [...]