Xiamen Summit Doomed: Capitalist Deglobalisation Could Crack BRICS

By Patrick Bond, www.borderless-hk.com -

By Patrick Bond for Borderless HK. The Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa summit in Xiamen from September 3-5 is already inscribed with high tension thanks to Sino-Indian border conflicts. [...]

Lessons To Shoulder Into 2017

By Arnie Saiki, www.imipono.org -

By Arnie Saiki for Imipono. As we move out of 2016, let us at least acknowledge that we have become estranged from the roots of democracy. Perhaps 2017 will reveal that our participation in [...]

It’s Worse Than You Think

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truthdig. Our capitalist democracy ceased to function more than two decades ago. We underwent a corporate coup carried out by the Democratic and Republican parties. There are [...]

Newsletter: Real History Of Revolution

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Official holidays in the United States tend to reinforce false historical narratives. The Fourth of July is one of those holidays and what the official story [...]

Newsletter – Building Toward Political Revolution

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. Of course, we also know the Panama Papers leak is about just one tax evasion firm, and not a major one. This is a small tip of a [...]

Tens Of Thousands March Against Global Elites Ahead Of G7

By Sarah Lazare, www.commondreams.org -

By Sarah Lazare in Common Dreams - As representatives of some of the most powerful countries in the world prepare to gather for their annual Group of Seven (G7) meeting, this time at a castle in [...]

Report Finds World Bank Displaced 3.4 Million People

By Sharmini Peries and Alnoor Ladha, www.therealnews.com -

Despite the World Bank's promises to protect the rights of indigenous people over the years, a new investigative report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, including the [...]

Detroit Water Shutoff Crisis: Water Brigade Grows

By Jan Lee, www.triplepundit.com -

Last September, as Detroit residents were still in the midst of 80-degree summer weather, the city’s water department went to court. Its issue was the 27,000-some customers who were getting [...]

The Education Crisis In Detroit

By Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

Detroit Schools Under Seige: The Canary in the Coal Mine Detroit School Board in Exile: For most of the past 15 years, Detroit public schools have been taken over by so-called Emergency [...]

Detroit Resistance To Neo-Liberal Assault

By Margaret Flowers, www.clearingthefogradio.org -

In March, 2013, Detroit was placed under the control of an appointed emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, despite protests from local residents. Facing a severe financial crisis, the city later filed [...]

Toward A Radical Climate Movement

By Michael McCabe, www.logosjournal.com -

Given the failure of government to meet its obligation to mitigate climate change, it is clear that political protest is a tactic that must be pursued by the environmental justice community. [...]

Unions To Fight Trade Pact By Freezing Political Donations

By Melanie Trottman, www.wsj.com -

Dozens of major labor unions plan to freeze campaign contributions to members of Congress to pressure them to oppose fast-track trade legislation sought by President Barack Obama , according to [...]

In Amsterdam, A Revolt Against The Neoliberal University

By Jerome Roos, www.roarmag.org -

For three weeks now, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been shaken by a wave of student protests against the neoliberalization of higher education and the lack of democratic accountability in [...]

Honduras: Model Cities To Be Corporate Controlled Mini-States

By Derek Royden, www.occupy.com -

These charter, or “model” cities, significantly expand on the idea of free trade areas as they currently exist in places like Panama and Singapore. Unlike the zones in those countries, the ones [...]

Groups Urge US To Phase Out World Bank Business Indicators

By The Oakland Instiitute, www.popularresistance.org -

Oakland, CA – Though it largely controls the institution, the US Government refuses to take action on World Bank programs that have adverse consequences on human rights, land rights, and social [...]

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