Where To Look For Hope In Brazil

By Pedro Telles, Inequality.org -

Brazil’s new president, far-right Jair Bolsonaro, was sworn into office just a couple of months ago, and he’s made it clear from the start that he intends to act upon campaign promises to weaken [...]

Where To Look For Hope In Brazil

By Pedro Telles, Inequality.org -

Brazil’s new president, far-right Jair Bolsonaro, was sworn into office just a couple of months ago, and he’s made it clear from the start that he intends to act upon campaign promises to weaken [...]

MoveOn: 2020 Presidential Candidates Should Not Attend AIPAC Conference

By Iram Ali, Front.moveon.org -

A new survey from MoveOn Political Action asked members if they believe progressive candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination should skip this year’s American Israel Public [...]

On The Ground In Venezuela vs. The Media Spectacle

By Paul Cochrane, Counterpunch.org -

Paul Cochrane (PC): What were you doing in Venezuela, how long were you there and where did you go? Alan Gignoux (AG): We went in June 2018 for a month to shoot a documentary; I can’t disclose [...]

Who’s Afraid Of Lula?

By Emir Sader, Jornada.com.mx -

In his brief trip to go to the funeral of his grandson, Lula was treated as the most dangerous person in Brazil. With the largest military apparatus ever arrayed for a ceremony such as a [...]

Ilhan Omar: Anatomy Of A Smear

By Mitchell Plitnick, Lobelog.com -

Attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) are escalating. The big splash over the weekend came when a poster appeared in a display case at the West Virginia state capitol during Republican Party Day. It [...]

Flat Broke, Black Voters Want More Than Just Another Black President

By Jon Jeter, Truthout.org -

Sen. Cory Booker’s announcement on February 1 that he is entering the 2020 presidential race brings the number of African-American Democrats seeking their party’s nomination to two, making the [...]

Net Neutrality Advocates Force Republican To Cancel Fundraiser With Telecoms

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Senate Commerce Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) who was scheduled to hold hearings on a an Internet privacy bill abruptly canceled a fundraiser the night before the hearings with the telecom [...]

Zapatistas Take On President AMLO At 25th Anniversary

By Jérôme Baschet, Roarmag.org -

On January 1, 2019, the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico celebrated the 25th anniversary of the start of their uprising in 1994. Normally, these yearly celebrations are festive activities marked by [...]

Open Letter To Rep. Ocasio-Cortez On Venezuela

By Stan Goff, Medium.com -

I am one of your many fans. Your breakthrough in the 14th District of New York was historic; and your popularity is adding fuel to the fires of a crucial social democratic political challenge to [...]

The Green New Deal Can Work – Here’s How

By Jeremy Brecher, Labor Network for Sustainability -

Global warming has rightly been called history’s “greatest market failure.” Correcting it cannot be left to the market. The GND will need bold economic planning, industrial policies, and public [...]

The Banality Of Empire

By Kenn Orphan, Counterpunch.org -

This month freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar questioned Trump’s nominee for envoy to Venezuela, Elliot Abrams. While her interrogation was somewhat tepid in regard to American imperialism (she said “no [...]

Meet Juan Guaido’s First Ambassador, Fake Twitter Diplomat Slammed By Costa Rica For ‘Unacceptable Entry’

By Anya Parampil, Grayzoneproject.com -

While tweeting that she had taken charge of Venezuela’s Embassy in Costa Rica on February 20, Maria Faría demonstrated that she was more familiar with the conventions of social media than those [...]

A Wolf In Electoral Reform, Medicare For Some & Healthcare’s Front Lines

By Staff, Occupy.com -

First off, some GOOD NEWS! From the environmental justice front lines and the streets of Queens, here's some inspiration to fuel your activism. Next, could it be true that the House introduced [...]

Venezuela Advances Investigation Against Guaido

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

“Clearly, this legislative body through criminal means intends to seize national powers,” Attorney General Tarek William Saab said. Venezuela’s public prosecutor's office is advancing the [...]