70th Anniversary Of Apartheid Israel: History Of Violent Invasion. Chronology Of Palestinian Genocide

By Gideon Polya, Globalresearch.ca -

In 1880 there were about 500,000 Arab Palestinians and about 25,000 Jews (half of the latter being immigrants) living in Palestine. Genocidally racist  Zionists have been responsible  for a [...]

Protests And Politics 50 Years On From Student Uprising

By Ricardo Abdahllah, Aljazeera.com  -

Fifty years since the May 1968 student uprising, Al Jazeera explores the movement's legacy for protesters today. French police cracked down on violent protests in Paris, echoing scenes that [...]

A Brief History Of American Torture

By Brett Wilkins, Informationclearinghouse.info -

American torture is back in the news again as Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency, prepares for what could be a rocky Senate confirmation hearing [...]

Gina Haspel Debate Spotlights America’s Soul Sickness

By John Kiriakou, Truthdig.com -

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will hold hearings Wednesday to decide if Gina Haspel should be the next CIA director. The vote in committee and on the floor of the Senate is going to [...]

Making People’s History In Arizona: Educators Rise Up

By Sarah Giddings, Rethinkingschoolsblog.com -

My house has recently become muddled with protest signs, event flyers, red T-shirts, and simply, chaos. How it came to this point resides in the story of how I decided to volunteer to be a [...]

From 1937 To 2018: The Militarized Suppression Of Protest In Puerto Rico

By Jorge Juan Rodríguez V, Jjrodriguezv.com -

As I look on at my beautiful Puerto Rico and see the people rising against colonialism and economic tyranny only to be beaten and illegally searched and arrested by a militarized police, I keep [...]

Grandmothers Of Plaza De Mayo: 41 Years Seeking Justice

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

On April 30, 1977, a group of women met in the Plaza de Mayo in front of the Casa Rosada, the seat of government in the center of Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, after the disappearance of [...]

May Day: An American History Coverup

By Eleanor Goldfield, Artkillingapathy.com -

60 years ago, President Eisenhower proclaimed May 1st Law Day. According to the American Bar Association, it was to be “a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law.” Even compared to [...]

James Cone’s Gospel Of The Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized And Despised

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

“The Cross and the Lynching Tree are separated by nearly two thousand years,” James Cone writes in his new book, “The Cross and the Lynching Tree.” “One is the universal symbol of the Christian [...]

May Day: Know Your History & Why May 1st Matters

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Be it Fight for 15, teacher strikes, tree-sits in the path of pipelines, outcries against police brutality or the #metoo movement, it's clear that tensions are high and the gaping chasms between [...]

War Fever

By Daniel Lazare, Consortiumnews.com -

There is a fever that seizes this land from time to time and it is the fever of war, a condition that this time seems immune to all known cures, starting with reason, as Daniel Lazare [...]

Lynching Memorial Will Show That Women Were Victims, Too

By Evelyn M. Simien, Theconversation.com -

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is a six-acre site that overlooks Montgomery, the state capital. It uses sculpture, art and design to give visitors a sense of the terror of lynching [...]

Lowest Common Denominator Dominates US: Confederacy Racism Permeates

By Frank Palmeri and Ted Wendelin, Historynewsnetwork.org -

The South may have lost the Civil War militarily, but it won politically. For most of United States history, laws and policies that favor the South haveprevailed. Originally, this hegemonywas [...]

Chaco Canyon, Chaco Earth

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, N.M.—A bitter wind whipped down the 10-mile-long Chaco Canyon, kicking up swirls of dust among the thorny greasewood and sagebrush bushes. I ducked behind [...]

International Day Of Campesino Struggle Marked In Latin America

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Every year, on April 17, social movements and Campesinos commemorate the International Day of Campesino Struggle to honor the 19 campesinos of Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement murdered by [...]