What’s The Secret To Success For Nonviolent Movements? Try Solidarity.

By Rivera Sun, Wagingnonviolence.org -

There’s a secret to success for nonviolent movements for change: solidarity. Instead of “going it alone,” movements can amplify their message, leverage collective power, and build strength by [...]

The End Of Neoliberalism And The Rebirth Of History

By Joseph E. Stiglitz, Project-syndicate.org -

NEW YORK – At the end of the Cold War, political scientist Francis Fukuyama wrote a celebrated essay called “The End of History?” Communism’s collapse, he argued, would clear the last obstacle [...]

Death By Oligarchy

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Oligarchs are blinded by hubris, wealth and power. Their cloying sense of entitlement sees them outraged by even the most tepid reforms or mildest of criticisms. They lack empathy and compassion, [...]

History Demands: Turn Imperialist Wars Into Wars Against Imperialism

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

Global dominance has been the centerpiece of U.S. policy in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union when the U.S. suddenly found itself without a counter to its global imperialist [...]

Díaz-Canel: There Is A Historically Postponed World Waiting For Our Agreement And Action

By Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, En.granma.cu -

With sincere emotion, I am grateful for the warm welcome given us by the people and government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, with whom we are joined by 27 years of uninterrupted relations. It [...]

The Crisis Of Rentier Capitalism In Venezuela: A Conversation With Oscar Figuera

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com -

For us, it is important to begin by characterizing Venezuelan society. For the Communist Party, what has entered into a serious crisis in Venezuela is the capitalist, dependent mode of production [...]

The Global Left Can Learn A Lot From This Tiny Country

By Natasha Hakimi Zapata, Truthdig.com -

There’s a place in the West where a smattering of anti-austerity, pro-immigration, pro-public-spending left-wing parties are not only in power, but are actually popular. I’m talking about [...]

Expanding The Concept And Practice Of Nonviolence

By Mike Yarrow, Westernfriend.org -

First, let me confess to an itch about the term “nonviolence” – because it connotes a passive absence of violence rather than an affirmative presence of an alternative force for change, which [...]

Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Tackles The Allegation She Isn’t Challenging Capitalism

By James Wright, Thecanary.co -

The Canary sat down with Bradbrook after her speech at Shambala festival 2019 to explore this and other areas relevant to the movement. Her speech appeared to emphasise individual responsibility [...]

Six Things We Can Learn From The Socialist Left In Argentina

By Nathaniel Flakin, Leftvoice.org -

On Sunday, revolutionary socialists in Argentina got 700,000 votes in the primary elections. The Workers Left Front—Unity (Frente de Izquierda y de los Trabajadores–Unidad) is the most successful [...]

Trump And Black Misleadership Class: Collaborators In The Defense Of White Power

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

In a case that finally started to receive national attention over the last few weeks, Baltimore prosecutors finally achieved their desired goal after three attempts, a conviction of Keith Davis [...]

Whitewashing American History The WPA Mural Controversy In San Francisco

By Jack Heyman, Internationalist.org -

There has a been a controversy percolating the last couple of years over protests against the 13-panel “Life of Washington” murals painted in 1936 by Works Progress Administration (WPA) artist [...]

Economic Update: Socialism And Worker Co-ops

By Richard Wolff, Democracy at Work -

20th century socialism is now behind us. Socialists continued to evaluate both its achievements and failures via extensive self-criticism. A changed socialism has emerged, focused on a transition [...]

Mexico’s AMLO To Zapatistas: Let’s Put Aside Our Differences

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador urged on Sunday for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) to leave behind differences and no longer fight in order to work for the unity [...]

Letter From Catalonia: Barcelona’s Occupy Mayor Wins A Second Term

By Elia Gran, Indypendent.org -

Colau narrowly lost the popular vote (21.3% to 20.7%) on May 26 to Ernest Maragall of the Republican Left party, which calls for Catalonia — Spain’s largest and wealthiest province and home to [...]