AFRICOM Is The Question

By Margaret Kimberley, -

By Margaret Kimberley for Black Agenda Report. The desire to be affirmed by American society has dangerous consequences for black people. This pernicious dynamic creates the inclination to [...]

Sanders, Controlled Opposition And Building Popular Power

By Michael Ippolito, -

By Michael Ippolito. This letter was inspired by a conversation that took place in response to the video below posted by Dr. Margaret Flowers after the Republicans offered up a vote on HR 676: [...]

Progressive Democrats: Resist And Submit, Retreat And Surrender

By James Petras, -

By James Petras for Information Clearing House - July 13, 2017 "Information Clearing House" - Over the past quarter century progressive writers, activists and academics have followed a trajectory [...]

What Is ‘The Resistance’ Anyway?

By Danny Haiphong, -

By Danny Haiphong for Black Agenda Report. The 2017 Left Forum made "resistance" the central theme of the annual gathering of left thinkers, activists, and organizers. The term has become [...]

Millenials Are Sick Of Capitalism

By Lee Camp, -

By Lee Camp for Redacted Tonight. During a CNN Town Hall, Democratic House Rep Nancy Pelosi was caught off guard when a young man told her that more than half of Millennials aren’t exactly fans [...]

Attack On Net Neutrality Can Be Stopped By Mobilized People

By Jon Brodkin, -

By Jon Brodkin for US Senate Democrats today vowed that they won't let net neutrality rules be eliminated without a fight, and they urged citizens to make their voices heard by lawmakers and [...]

We Need To Attack Dem Establishment In Front Of Liberals

By Caitlin Johnstone, -

By Caitlin Johnstone for Newslogue. We need to take away the dominance of political discourse away from liberals. We need to fight it, and fight it hard, because if we don’t we can kiss this [...]

Liberals Are Marching Right Past Their Democratic Leaders

By Jennifer Bendery and Ryan Grim, -

By Jennifer Bendery and Ryan Grim for The Huffington Post - WASHINGTON ― On April 15, 2009, a wave of populist protests swept across the country, pegged to tax day. John Boehner, who was [...]

Mocking, Marching, Stopping Hate, Dumping Trump Are Not Enough

By Bruce Dixon, -

By Bruce Dixon for Black Agenda Report. If we aim to build a movement that cannot be co-opted by Democrats again and again, our hashtags, memes and messages have to educate our people, not just [...]

As Democrats Press For War, Left Must Demand Peace And Social Transformation

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - As is ordained by law, at the end of the week much of President Obama’s legacy will become Donald Trump’s powers, including the power to detain Americans [...]

Sanders, Single Payer And Death By Democrat

By Russell Mokhiber, -

By Russell Mokhiber of Single Payer Action. Lori Kearns is the health policy advisor to Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont). She’s been making the rounds in recent weeks telling single payer [...]

Long Death March Of Dismal Dollar Democrats

By Paul Street, -

By Paul Street for CounterPunch. The bigger if related problem is the long rightward, neoliberal drift of the Democratic Party further away from any last commitments to social justice, [...]

Grassroots Democrats Are Making TPP Big Issue In Congressional Races

By John Nichols, -

By John Nichols for The Nation - Trade policy in general—and the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in particular—has become a vital concern for Democrats up and down the ballot. Just ask [...]

Hundreds March To Stop The Trans-Pacific Partnership

By Margaret Flowers, -

By Margaret Flowers. Philadelphia, PA - Thousands of people marched in the March for a Clean Energy Revolution on the day prior to the Democratic National Convention. Popular Resistance and [...]

Did Industry Ties Lead Democrats To Nix Fracking Ban?

By Steve Horn, -

By Steve Horn for DeSmog Blog. Hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) — the controversial horizontal drilling technique used to extract oil and gas in shale basins around the U.S. and the world — has [...]

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