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 [...]

Tiananmen: The Empire’s Big Lie

By Thomas Hon Wing Polin, Counterpunch.org -

Early in 1989, China was stirring. A decade of groundbreaking reforms inspired by Deng Xiaoping had brought the moribund economy to life and freed the nation from the ideological shackles imposed [...]

SEP (Australia) To Hold Election Rally And Meetings In Defence Of Assange

As part of its campaign in the federal election, the Socialist Equality Party (Australia) is holding a rally and meetings demanding freedom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and for Chelsea [...]

The Social And Solidarity Economy Is A Workable Alternative To Capitalism

By Ana Álvaro Moreno, Adrián Gallero Moreiras, Miguel Ángel Martínez del Arco, Equaltimes.org -

The social and solidarity economy (SSE) is an economic phenomenon in the full throes of expansion throughout the European Union, as well as other parts of the world. This is no doubt partly the [...]

Turkey’s Only Communist Mayor Scores Another Election Victory

By Mehmet Cetingulec, Al-monitor.com -

As the results of Turkey’s local elections emerged late on March 31, a meme featuring Vladimir Lenin went viral on social media. It showed the Russian revolutionary leader gazing at a computer, a [...]

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 [...]