More Than 200 Civil Rights Groups Ask Congress To Decriminalize Border Crossings

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Immigrant rights defenders signed on to a letter to Congressional leaders demanding the end of Clinton-era enforcement rules that criminalize crossing the border. The letter published below [...]

Raising The Bar On The Green New Deal

By Bruce Dixon, Black Agenda Report. -

There’s a lot of talk lately about the Green New Deal. The phrase was first used in the US by Howie Hawkins , the Green party candidate for governor in New York state in 2010, 2014 and [...]

Winning The Green New Deal

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

The Green New Deal, a plan to transform the economy to one based on clean, renewable energy sources and other measures to adapt to the climate crisis and protect human rights, gained widespread [...]

The New Congress and the Rolling Catastrophe of the US Body Politic

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance -

The American body politic is in a deep malaise with the current administration. But Trump is the symptom, not the disease, which is the neoliberal rule. The conditions that allowed the ascendency [...]

Democrats and Neocons Are the Biggest Losers of Trump’s Syria Withdrawal

By Daniel Lazare, Truthdig -

Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw them from eastern Syria has generated a rich list of winners and losers. Rarely has a strategy backfired as roundly as the Dem-neocon approach has since 2011. [...]

UK And US PSYOP Collusion

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

For more than two years the corporate media, elite think tanks, NATO leaders, and most Democratic Party politicians have insisted that Russia interferes in American and European elections. The [...]

Sorry Democrats, The Green Party Came Up With The Green New Deal!

By Andrew Stewart, Counterpunch. -

This week progressives nationwide are talking about a Green New Deal and, while mainstream media is saying that insurgent Democrats came up with this, we beg to differ! We applaud the efforts of [...]

United In Exile

By Karen Garcia, Sardonicky. -

With about eight dynasties now possessing as much money as half the entire world's population combined, it is impossible to ignore the fact that extreme wealth inequality is antithetical to the [...]

Eleven Military-Intelligence Democrats Win US House Seats

By Patrick Martin, WSWS -

With the victory of Jared Golden, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, a total of 11 Democrats with military or intelligence backgrounds have won [...]

It’s Time To Take On The Capitalist Class

By Maria Svart, Truthout.org. -

Neoliberal House Democrats will collaborate with Trump unless grassroots pressure prevents them. Now that the midterm election is over, what can we do to preempt that collaboration? We need to [...]

Dangerous: Pro-War Democrats Use Russiagate To Bloat the Military

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times -

Establishment Democrats' strategy of hitching their “resistance” campaign to Russiagate is misguided and dangerous. By demanding Trump prove he’s tough on Russia, the same Democrats who warn that [...]

Democrats Divided Over Politics

By Miles Kampf-Lessin, In These Times. -

If there’s one thing establishment Democrats excel at, it’s covering their ears and whistling the tired tunes of centrism. Despite having experienced colossal electoral losses, the wholesale [...]

Midterm Congressional Elections: You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance -

The buzz is that “we” have to “take back” the House and Senate in the November midterm elections. Legendary bluesman Muddy Waters said it best: “you can’t lose what you ain’t never had.” What the [...]

Unions, Democrats Promote Deal To Suppress Struggle By Colorado Teachers

The Colorado Education Association (CEA) is collaborating with the Democratic-controlled state government to suppress the resistance of teachers in the state and prevent them from uniting with [...]

US Doubles Down As Empire Declines

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

US empire is in decline. Reports of the end of the US being the unitary power in world affairs are common, as are predictions of the end of US empire. China surpassed the United States as the [...]

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