Bring Back Eisenhower Socialism

By Chuck Collins, Inequality.org -

Anytime a politician proposes a wildly popular idea that helps ordinary people, a few grumpy conservatives will call them “socialists.” Propose to reduce college debt, help sick families, or [...]

MoveOn: 2020 Presidential Candidates Should Not Attend AIPAC Conference

By Iram Ali, Front.moveon.org -

A new survey from MoveOn Political Action asked members if they believe progressive candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination should skip this year’s American Israel Public [...]

Maduro Meets U.S. Anti-War Delegation, Says, ‘Humanity’s Battle Is Between Socialism And Capitalism’

By Staff, Workers.org -

The U.S. Peace Council delegates, Comité de Solidaridad Internacional Venezuela (COSI) and President Maduro met to discuss strengthening cooperation and communication. Suggestions were for [...]

Investors Join Calls For A Food Revolution To Fight Climate Change

By Georgina Gustin, InsideClimateNews.org -

An influential group of investors has added its voice to a growing chorus of health professionals and scientists who are calling for radical changes to agriculture and food consumption in an [...]

Open Letter To Rep. Ocasio-Cortez On Venezuela

By Stan Goff, Medium.com -

I am one of your many fans. Your breakthrough in the 14th District of New York was historic; and your popularity is adding fuel to the fires of a crucial social democratic political challenge to [...]

America Is Already Socialist, And That’s a Good Thing

By Miles Mogulescu, Ourfuture.org -

During Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, many of the old, white, Republican Senators and Representatives must have gotten more exercise than in weeks, jumping to their feet to applaud [...]

The Uphill Battle For Voting Rights Continues

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org  -

After the Civil War, freed enslaved Africans obtained their rights of citizenship but after working unpaid for centuries those rights were limited, still restricting them from the right to vote. [...]

Antidotes To Brutal Capitalism? Some Hidden In Plain Sight

By Frances Moore Lappé, Smirkingchimp.com  -

In our capitalist economy, business enterprise is controlled by capitalists, of course, and structured to bring highest return to shareholders. We’re all supposed to love this set-up because [...]

France’s Red Scarves: Ready-Made Counter-Protest And New Media Darlings

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

PARIS — As the “Yellow Vest,” or Gilet Jaunes, protest in France continues to perplex and concern the French government and European elites, a new “counter-protest” has emerged in response to the [...]

Norway Is Far More Socialist Than Venezuela

By Matt Bruenig, Peoplespolicyproject.org -

As the United States begins its effort to depose Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro, the discourse is plagued by the perennial question: what is socialism? Venezuela helps illuminate this [...]

Protests And Civil Rights Movement In The ’60s

By RJ Reinhart, News.gallup.com -

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In current times, reflection on Martin Luther King Jr.'s life often involves celebrating the nonviolent tactics he advocated as key to much of the civil rights movement's [...]

Finally Obey MLK, Liberation Is Black Owned Banking

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org -

On April 3, 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. gave his last speech, pleading with Black America to shift their wealth into Black owned institutions the night before his assassination. It is by no [...]

Women’s March Returns For Third Year With New Agenda

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC — The founders of the historic Women’s March stood together on stage in Freedom Plaza on January 19 urging the nation to embrace diversity, equality, and intersectionality for [...]

The U.S. Has Venezuela In Its Crosshairs

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter -

Despite 10 years of governance by the socialist forces—first led by Hugo Chavez and now by Maduro—the Venezuelan oligarchy remains firmly intact. It dominates large sections of the economy, holds [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tax Proposal Could Raise $720 Billion Over The Next 10 Years

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

Such a high tax rate is not unheard of and higher rates used to be the norm during a large portion of the 20th century. Why was this the case? Because higher tax rates on the wealthy generated [...]