Inhumanity Unbound: No Help From The EU Or US, While China And Cuba Provide Aid

By Staff, Zzs-blg.blogspot.com -

Nothing exposes the hypocrisy, arrogance, and selfishness of capitalism and its backers like a major threat or catastrophe. Three hundred Chinese doctors began arriving in Italy on Wednesday, [...]

Prejudential Is A Must-Read To Understand Current Presidential Election Debacle

By Danny Haiphong, Ahtribune.com   -

Every four years, ruling elites aligned on either side of the two-party duopoly choose their most important political official, the president, to defend and protect their interests. Ordinary [...]

Bernie Sanders Was Right About The Cuban Literacy Campaign

By Catherine Murphy, Truthout.org -

The corporate media have long been looking for ways to discredit Bernie Sanders, and they settled on a surprising statement he made in the 1980s during his tenure as mayor of Burlington when he [...]

When Emptying The Streets Is Safer Than Filling Them

By Rivera Sun,  Wagingnonviolence.org -

In the United States, street protests are a go-to method for expressing dissent. They’re familiar, frequent, and they make great photo-ops for news networks — especially compared to other, less [...]

Spain’s New Left-Wing Socialist Government Offers Hope In Dark Political Times

By Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead, Occupy.com -

“Corbynism has come to Spain” leaving business leaders “trembling,” wrote the Telegraph last week in response to news that the Mediterranean country had elected its first truly left-wing [...]

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 [...]