‘Socialism’ Made America Great

By Tim Butterworth, Otherwords.org -

The GOP hopes the S-word will scare you, but great public works projects transformed this country for the better. From single-payer health care to climate change, the 2020 Democrats have [...]

How Movements Build Strength Through Training

By George Lakey, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Training for movements is not unlike training for athletic competition: Pain is inevitable. It’s the conditioning of mind, body and heart that makes winning possible. It’s no accident that much [...]

400 Years After Slavery’s Start, No More Band-Aids

By Jessicah Pierre, Inequality.org -

Four hundred years ago this month, the first enslaved people from Africa arrived in Virginia. Slavery is often reduced to a crime of America’s long-ago past. But enslaved labor created the [...]

What Really Happened In Zimbabwe

By David Adams, Decade-culture-of-peace.org -

At one point they describe his seizure of white-owned farms. “By 1998, although Mr. Mugabe had promised new land for 162,000 black families, only 71,000 white households had been resettled. Then [...]

Colonial Heritage, Socialist Future? The Complex History Behind Hong Kong Protests

By John Bachtell, Peoplesworld.org -

The large-scale protests gripping Hong Kong the past few months, which have included violent confrontations with authorities, strikes, and student boycotts, show few signs of abating. The [...]

How Black Activists Sought Healthcare Reform: A New Documentary

By Christopher Willoughby, Aaihs.org -

“The American Medical Association has never been a friend to us [African Americans],” explained the late Chicago physician Dr. Donald L. Chatman. Referring to the history of racial inequality in [...]

The West Oppressed The Third World For So Long That It Became Third World Itself

By Andre Vltchek, Journal-neo.org -

Many have already noticed: The US really, really doesn’t feel like the world leader, or even as a ‘first world country’. Of course, I write that sarcastically, as I detest expressions like ‘first [...]

Study, Fast, Train, Fight: The Roots Of Black August

By Joe Tache, Liberationschool.org -

Exactly 400 years ago, in August 1619, enslaved Africans touched foot in the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States for the first time. The centuries since have seen [...]

Statement From The AHA On Domestic Terrorism, Bigotry, And History

By American Historical Association, Historians.org -

Shortly after the November 2016 presidential election, the American Historical Association noted with dismay the “continuing evidence of polarization to the point of harassment seldom seen in [...]

Interview With Aleida Guevara, Che’s Daughter

By Saraswathy Nagarajan, Thehindu.com -

Dr Aleida Guevara’s famous surname still evokes adulation among admirers of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, the Argentine revolutionary. His iconic image, with his beret, intense, faraway look and [...]

USS Liberty Veterans Banned Forever From Am Legion Nat’l Convention

By Staff, Israelpalestinenews.org -

“You will not discuss the attack with anyone. Once the Court of Inquiry findings are released you will not contradict them. This order will remain in effect after you are discharged from the [...]

Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution Is Still Thriving, After 40 Years

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

MAX BLUMENTHAL: We’re here in Managua’s Plaza Central, where you can see behind me hundreds of thousands of people gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Front’s victory [...]

400 Years After Slavery’s Start, No More Band-Aids

By Jessicah Pierre, Otherwords.org -

Four hundred years ago this month, the first enslaved people from Africa arrived in Virginia. Slavery is often reduced to a crime of America’s long-ago past. But enslaved labor created the [...]

Women Protest Raping Spree By Burning Police Station In Mexico

By Johnny Hazard, Counterpunch.org -

About two thousand people, mostly young women (many of whom identify themselves as anarcofeministas), marched and rampaged through the Zona Rosa area of Mexico City on Friday, August 16. This was [...]

Decolonization Displaces Neoliberalism In Bolivia

By Kim Peterson, Ahtribune.com -

In the central interior of the Canadian province of British Columbia is the unceded territory of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. A corporate entity, Coastal GasLink (CGL), abetted by [...]