Social Banditry For The 21st Century

By Phil Wilmot, ROAR Magazine. -

At least as early as the first century A.D., shiftas of the Horn of Africa renounced their allegiance to emperors, government and law, and took to the wild where — through their disruptions of [...]

How USAID Created Nicaragua’s Anti-Sandinista Media Apparatus

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone -

The US government has spent years cultivating a ring of right-wing media outlets in Nicaragua that played a central role in a violent 2018 coup attempt. This network is now being investigated by [...]

Lobbying Politicians Is Holding Back The Climate Movement

By Alex James, ROAR Magazine. -

In early January, Labour leader Keir Starmer tweeted about his commitment to tackling the climate emergency, sharing an image of him meeting with several climate groups. The screenshot revealed [...]

Human Rights, Terrorism And Organized Crime

By Stephen Sefton, Global Research. -

In Latin America, widespread abuses under right wing regimes in, for example, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti or Brazil get mentioned in low key terms, if at all, while false claims by US funded [...]

I’ll Tell You Why The 99% Is Not In Revolt

By Cliff Willmeng, Popular Resistance. -

Well-known political commentator and activist Ralph Nader was recently featured in a Truthdig article titled, “Why Aren’t the 99% Revolting?”. The points made in the article sharply illustrate [...]

‘Socialism” Conference Features US Gov-funded Regime Change Activists

By Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone Project. -

Socialism is now apparently brought to you by the US State Department. From July 4 to 7, thousands of left-wing activists from across the United States are gathering in Chicago for the 2019 [...]

What’s Wrong With Secret Donor Agreements…

By Alexa Capeloto, The Conversation. -

Arlington, VA - George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera acknowledged this month that his school gave the Charles Koch Foundation “some influence” over hiring and evaluating faculty as it [...]

Breaking Free Of The Nonprofit Industrial Complex

By Staff, -

By Staff of The Murphy Institute - In a new article coming out in the Fordham Urban Law Journal, Professor Michael Haber connects many of today’s most important movements—from post-Occupy [...]

Bolivia Flips Bird To World’s Richest Man

By Staff, -

By Sputnik News. Last week, Bill Gates, listed as the world’s richest person, with a net worth in excess of some $79.4 billion, turned heads when he proposed that those living on less than $2 per [...]

Non-Profit Industrial Complex’s Role In Corporatized Education

By Robert D. Skeels, -

By Robert D. Skeels for Truth Out and Regeneración - Those ruling society have long utilized non-profits and similar outfits as a means to further their interests, ameliorate their public image, [...]

Prophet Of Urban Renewal Or Big Oil’s Reverend For Rent?

By Steve Early, -

On Nov. 4, Richmond voters face a stark choice between mayoral candidates who have conflicting ideas about how to sustain their own city’s much-publicized renaissance. The two contenders to [...]