Class War Violence: Centralia 1919

By Aaron Goings, Brian Barnes, and Roger Snider, -

The Centralia American Legion and the leading businessmen of that city had more than a parade in mind when they gathered on November 11, 1919, to celebrate Armistice Day. Apparently believing [...]

Uprisings Bring Political Changes In The History Of America

By Paula Klachko, -

It’s not mechanical and there are not prearranged times but it seems to be consistent, when analyzing the history of our people especially in the most recent history that changes occurred in [...]

A History Of Nationalization In The United States: 1917-2009

By Thomas Hanna, -

Climate change is an unprecedented global social, political, and economic crisis. Without drastic action, the United States will likely experience rising sea levels that will regularly flood [...]

1979 Iran Hostage Crisis Recalled

By Staff, -

Washington D.C., November 4, 2019 – On November 4, 1979, a group calling itself the Students Following the Line of the Imam stormed the gates of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, seized control of the [...]

Positive Signs That The Tide Is Turning Towards Humanity In Latin America

By Alicia Jrapko, -

As we are gathering today, in my country Argentina, there is a very important presidential election taking place. If there is no fraud, it appears that the progressive formula of Alberto [...]

The Egalitarian Promise Of 1989—And Its Betrayal

By Dimitrina Petrova, -

The ideological victory of liberal democracy over communism shaped the way in which historians, politicians, and social scientists made sense of the events of 1989. But there is a strong case [...]

Middle Class Racism

By John Russo and Sherry Linkon, -

What do you picture when someone refers to the “Trump’s base”? If you’ve watched television coverage of his rallies or read any of the dozens of articles in which reporters and commentators try [...]

The History Of Hong Kong, Britain’s Colonial Legacy. Fast Forward To 2019

By Larry Romanoff, -

The reason Hong Kong was seized by England, on orders of Queen Victoria, was that Sassoon needed a logistics, warehousing, and distribution base for his opium operations. Similarly, the founding [...]

‘The Management Of Savagery’: Greater Middle East Project Of Chaos

By Roger D. Harris, -

19 Oct 2019 – Destination Afghanistan was known as the big easy back in the halcyon days of the late 1960s. Hippies from throughout the affluent West hitchhiked to the capital, Kabul, where crash [...]

Pity The Kurds

By Chris Hedges, -

I stood on the wind-swept Kalowa Hill in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya as Pershan Hassan, a stocky 53-year-old woman, clambered quickly up the dirt track leading to where a mass grave [...]

Fifty Years Ago Today, US Soldiers Joined The Vietnam Moratorium Protests In Mass Numbers

By Derek Seidman, -

Fifty years ago today, the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam protests swept the entire United States and showed that the antiwar movement was undeniably mainstream. Soldiers who had fought in [...]

Nearly 500 Protesters Stage Anti-Columbus Day History Tour At New York Museums

By Zachary Small, -

Rename Columbus Day. Remove the statue of Teddy Roosevelt. Respect the ancestors. Decolonize This Place has spent the last four years demanding the same three things from the American Museum of [...]

America’s Last Slave Ship Could Offer A Case For Reparations

By Jay Reeves, -

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that brought African captives to the United States, and he came out of the Civil War a wealthy man. His [...]

Mark Rogovin, 1946 – 2019; Artist, Activist, Organizer

By Staff, -

Mark was born in Buffalo, New York, the second of three children born to Anne and Milton Rogovin. Sandwiched between two sisters, Ellen and Paula, Mark became a loyal protector of those he loved [...]

The Council Of Canadians Back In The News. Living In The U.S. Empire [Part 2]

By Robin Matthews, -

Any move (since European settlement) in Canada for Independence has had to be anti-imperialist ….  In relation to U.S. imperial power in Canada the fight has been endless, covert as well as [...]