When Sydney Was Touched By Workers’ Democracy

By Jerome Small, Redflag.org.au -

If working class people had real power, what would society look like? If you live in Australia’s largest city, you don’t have to look far to find an answer. If you’ve ever seen the Sydney Opera [...]

History’s Dire Warning: Beware False-Flag Trigger For Long-Sought War With Iran

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

Israel’s “false flag” attack on the U.S.S. Liberty in 1967 cost 34 American lives. Dick Cheney planned to disguise U.S. troops as Iranians to fire on American ships to start a war. With Bolton [...]

A Day To Remember In St. Petersburg

By Bruce K. Gagnon, Space4peace.blogspot.com -

Our guide for the day was Elena Ivanova who is a friend of Tanya (our guide in Crimea).  They have traveled together to the US in the past on citizen diplomacy trips.  Elena is a remarkable [...]

Exploring The Roots Of The Satmar Hasidim

By Miko Peled, Justworldeducational.org -

My own family history has no connection to the Holocaust. My family were Zionists who came to colonize Palestine in the 1920’s and so even though I knew about the Holocaust and I knew people who [...]

Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance

By Antony C. Black, Off-guardian.org -

On the hot summer morning of Aug. 2, 1980 a massive explosion ripped apart the main waiting room of the Bologna railway station. Eighty-five people were killed and hundreds more injured. Though [...]

Lesson From History: How Bronze Age Rulers Simply Canceled Debts

By Michael Hudson, Evonomics.com -

There has been an explosion of discussion about whether to cancel student debts. Critics of the idea point out that wealthy people would be the main gainers, posing moral hazard. The debate has [...]

Looking Back At 1919: Immigration, Race, And Women’s Rights, Then And Now

By Arnold R. Isaacs, Tomdispatch.com -

The blend isn’t exact. Bigotry was expressed much more explicitly a century ago, not in code as it usually is now. Jim Crow laws in the South and other forms of racial segregation in the rest of [...]

Global NATO: A 70-Year Alliance Of Oppressors In Crisis

By Horace G. Campbell, Counterpunch.org -

The celebration of NATO’s 70 years of existence provides another opportunity to unearth the real history of the ideas, practices and destruction wrought by this military alliance. Even with the [...]

Calculating The Damage From A Century Of Drug Prohibition

By Alfred W. McCoy, Tomdispatch.com -

We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social justice, and border security, there is, [...]

Commemorating The Rwandan Genocide: A Senate Resolution In Praise Of Blood

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Last week New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez introduced a Senate Resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. It “calls on the United States and the international [...]

Only The Struggle Matters

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

PARIS—In the small chapel to the right at the entrance of the neoclassical Church of Saint-Sulpice is a large mural by Eugène Delacroix. The painter, at the end of his career and suffering from [...]

On NATO’s 70th Anniversary Important To Remember Its Anti-Democratic Roots

By Yves Engler, Globalresearch.ca -

“The power  of the communists, wherever that power flourishes, depends upon their ability to suppress and destroy the free institutions that stand against them. They pick them off one by one: the [...]

MLK Assassination Day Desecrated By NATO Festivities

By Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

The Trump regime will host NATO’s 70th anniversary celebrations in Washington on April 4, the day Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. “We see this as a grotesque desecration of the [...]

The U.S. Deserves Its Own Nuremberg Trials

By Robert Scheer, Truthdig.com -

Are Americans capable of committing atrocities on the same scale as Germans did under Nazi rule? That is the question that University of San Francisco ethics professor Rebecca Gordon and Truthdig [...]

We Refuse To Stop Dreaming

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research -

For the first two days of March, our team met outside São Paulo (Brazil) at the Florestan Fernandes National School of the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (the Movement of Landless [...]