Revolutionary Change And COVID-19

By Margaret Kimberley, Blackagendareport.com -

The genie has escaped from the bottle, revealing the deep injustices and cruelties that are embedded in US capitalism and its warped relationship to the peoples it rules, and the world. The [...]

Global Call

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, Popular-resistance.blogspot.com -

World War II transformed our planet in ways not foreseen before including creating instruments like the United Nations ostensibly to stop wars and conflict and encourage cooperation across [...]

The Pathogenic Profits System: Beyond Begging, Praying, And Capital

By Paul Street, Counterpunch.org -

We live in an age of Orwellian untruth where falsehood is the norm. One key falsehood worth unmasking is the claim that the current COVID-19 stock market decline, soon to usher in a full-on [...]

No Return To Normal: For A Post-Pandemic Liberation

By Max Haiven, Roarmag.org -

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, unfolding around the world as I write these words, will likely be remembered as an epochal shift. In this extended winter, as borders close, as [...]

A Debt Jubilee Is The Only Way To Avoid A Depression

By Michael Hudson, Nakedcapitalism.com -

Even before the novel coronavirus appeared, many American families were falling behind on student loans, auto loans, credit cards and other payments. America’s debt overhead was pricing its labor [...]

Late-Stage Imperial Omni-Crisis: Death By Virus And Internal Contradictions

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

The nation that considers itself to be the apex of capitalist achievement on planet Earth turns out to have no health care system worthy of the name – a testament to the sucking moral vacuum at [...]

To Fight Coronavirus, Fight Poverty

By Kait Ziegler, Otherwords.org -

As Americans do everything they can to stay safe and limit their exposure to COVID-19, we are seeing more clearly the great divides in our society. While the virus doesn’t discriminate, we are [...]

The Socialist Specter In Present-Day US Politics

By Victor Wallis, Counterpunch.org -

The US political scene is haunted by talk of socialism. The basis for this has been developing now for some years, especially since the financial meltdown of 2008, which many came to see as [...]

Class: The Little Word The Elites Want You To Forget

By Chris Hedges , Truthdig.com -

Aristotle, Niccolò Machiavelli, Alexis de Tocqueville, Adam Smith and Karl Marx grounded their philosophies in the understanding that there is a natural antagonism between the rich and the rest [...]

Pete Dolack: “It’s Past Time We Had An Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Imperialist Global Front”

By Pete Dolack, Mohsenabdelmoumen.wordpress.com -

Mohsen Abdelmoumen: Your fascinating book It’s not over: Learning From the Socialist Experiment shows us why we need to move beyond capitalism and it also provides the tools on how to do so. Can [...]

The Ecosocialist Solution To Ecological Catastrophe

By Michael Löwy, Globalecosocialistnetwork.net -

The future of the planet, and thus of humanity, will be determined in the coming decades. Calculations by certain scientists as to scenarios for the year 2100 aren’t very useful for two reasons: [...]

Democratic Socialism In The Twenty-First Century

By Scott Tucker, Counterpunch.org -

In the previous century I was a regular columnist for The Humanist magazine, and I was fortunate to work for an editor, Rick Szykowny, who was committed to publishing both class conscious and [...]

The Koch-Soros Quincy Project: A Train Wreck Of Neocon And ‘Humanitarian’ Interventionists

By Daniel McAdams, Ahtribune.com -

Those hoping the non-interventionist cause would be given some real muscle if a couple of oligarchs who've made fortunes from global interventionism team up and pump millions into Washington [...]

Dirty Tricks Are Afoot In Bolivia, Tricontinental: Institute For Social Research

By Vijay Prashad , Thetricontinental.org -

In November 2019, the Bolivian army – with a nudge from the shadows – told its President Evo Morales Ayma to resign. Morales would eventually go to Mexico and then seek asylum in Argentina. [...]

How The US Became The Center Of Global Kleptocracy

By Casey Michel, Vox.com -

Critics of President Donald Trump frequently use the word “kleptocracy” to describe his leadership, administration, and imprint on American policy writ large. Before 2016 — before Trump’s [...]