Nationalizing Energy In Response To The Climate Crisis

By Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffingtonpost.com -

The White House is considering plans to invoke an obscure, Cold War-era law to prop up struggling coal-fired power plants, a move that some say could open the door for Democrats to take radical [...]

Gaza Protests: 58 Palestinians Killed and More Than 2,700 Injured

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

At least 52 Palestinians were killed on Monday in Gaza and more than 2400 others wounded as the Israeli army fired live ammunition, tear gas and firebombs at protesters assembled along several [...]

Protest Leader Nikol Pashinian Elected Prime Minister Of Armenia

By Margarita Antidze and Hasmik Mkrtchyan, Huffingtonpost.com -

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan was elected as Armenia’s new prime minister on Tuesday, capping a peaceful revolution driven by weeks of mass protests against corruption and [...]

‘We Have The Right To Live’: Why Palestinians In Gaza Will Keep Protesting

By Hind Khoudary, Middleeasteye.net -

The land beyond Israel’s fence is the dream of every Palestinian in Gaza, who all have the right to live and travel without restrictions. "What are you guys doing here on a normal day?" I asked a [...]

California Professor Under Attack For Hosting Palestinian Lawmaker

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronicintifada.net -

A UC Berkeley lecturer is under attack for hosting an event with a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament who challenged Israel’s claim to be a democracy. The campaign to punish Hatem Bazian [...]

Israel: Arms Embargo Needed As Military Unlawfully Kills And Maims Gaza Protesters

By Staff, Amnesty.org -

Israel is carrying out a murderous assault against protesting Palestinians, with its armed forces killing and maiming demonstrators who pose no imminent threat to them, Amnesty International [...]

Why Are Palestinians Protesting In Gaza?

By Mike Merryman-Lotze, Otherwords.org -

Once again, the Israeli military has turned its guns on Gaza — this time on unarmed protestors, in a series of shootings over the last few weeks. Gaza’s already under-resourced hospitals are [...]

The Catalan “Robin Hood”: In Conversation With Activist Enric Duran Giralt

By Dorian Batycka, Truthout.org -

Known as the "Catalan Robin Hood," Enric Duran Giralt has for nearly two decades been at the center of promoting greater autonomy and self-organization in the newly ceded Catalan Republic. As a [...]

From Deir Yassin Massacre To Avigdor Lieberman – No Palestinian Is Innocent

By Miko Peled, Ahtribune.com -

One day, when historians discuss the history of Palestine under Zionist occupation, two dates will be remembered as important indicators. The first is the massacre and total destruction of the [...]

What Palestinians Can Teach Us About Popular Resistance

By Ramzy Baroud, Aljazeera.com -

The ongoing popular mobilisation on the Gaza border is a reminder of previous historical events where the Palestinian people rose in unison to challenge oppression and demand freedom. Palestinian [...]

The Long, Brutal History Of Militarization At The US-Mexico Border

By Rachel Ida Buff, Buzzflash.com -

The recent announcement of intent to deploy US National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border is part of an ongoing theater of cruelty which summons xenophobic ideas of national security and [...]

If This Happened In Alabama There Would Be Uproar: In Israel, It’s The Norm

By Jonathan Cook, Blackagendareport.com -

How would you describe a white town in a southern state in the United States that froze the tender for plots of land in a new neighborhood because it risked allowing blacks to move in? As racist? [...]

Bare Facts About Gaza Demonstrators Are Correct, But Rest Of Story Is Missing

By Saree Makdisi, Informationclearinghouse.info -

Media coverage of Israel's massacre of Palestinian protesters during the first weekend of multiweek demonstrations in Gaza offered textbook examples of how syntax and word choice shape, and even [...]

Gaza Fact Sheet To Disseminate About Why Palestinians Are Marching

By Staff, Israelpalestinenews.org -

Below are two fact sheets about Gaza. (People may wish to print these out and distribute them in their communities. A section has been left blank in the first one so that individuals can add the [...]

Zapatista Women Inspire The Fight Against Patriarchy

By Shirin Hess, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Dawn had only just broken over the mountains. While most of the women and children on the camping grounds were still asleep, others were already wide awake, huddling together in the first rays of [...]