Pulling Down Statues: A Tradition Dating Back To US Independence

By Andrew Lawler, National Geographic. -

Fireworks, bands, and cookouts are essential ingredients of any Fourth of July celebration. What’s usually not on the menu is toppling statues, ripping down signs, or burning portraits. But in [...]

Rethinking 4th Of July With Historical Truths

Ray Raphael offers some context for the Declaration of Independence: In 1997, Pauline Maier published American Scripture, where she uncovered 90 state and local "declarations of independence" [...]

Why Is This Ongoing American “Revolution” Bound To Fail?

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

Observed from outer space, the United States is in a revolutionary turmoil. Fires are burning, thousands of people are confronting police and other security forces. There are barricades, banners, [...]

‘We Need To Unite All The New And Old Insurgencies’

By Geraldina Colotti, Resumen English. -

Argentina is immersed in a deep economic crisis inherited from the previous government of Macri that handed the country over to transnationals and strengthened the idea of emptying it by massive [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Coronavirus Has Already Transformed America, For Better And For Worse

By Robert Scheer, KCRW. -

In a special edition of “Scheer Intelligence,” host Robert Scheer becomes the guest as filmmaker Stephen French asks for the journalist’s take on the coronavirus crisis. Speaking on the eve of [...]

A Letter To Intellectuals Who Deride Revolutions In The Name Of Purity

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Ana Maldonado, Pilar Troya Fernández, and Vijay Prashad, MR ONLINE -

But, most of the time, the building of the revolutionary momentum is glacial, and the attempt to transform a state and society can be even more slow. Leon Trotsky, sitting in his Turkish exile in [...]

How Many Coups (And Lives) Will It Take Before The US Surrenders In Venezuela?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Venezuela used to be an "oil republic," which made oil executives from the United States and the wealthy class in Venezuela very rich. That lasted until the election of Hugo Chavez in 1998 when [...]

Revolutions And Imperialist Aggressions

By Jesús Faría, Nuestraamerica686.wordpress.com -

Throughout history, revolutions for national liberation and socialism, even progressive governments, have been the victims of systematic imperialist assaults. Military interventions, civil wars, [...]

The Revolution Has No Hollywood Ending

By Caitlin Johnstone, Medium.com -

After struggling against our own self-destructive tendencies throughout the entirety of recorded history, humanity is now at a point where that struggle is probably going to be resolved, one way [...]

Cuba Condemns Terrorist Sabotage Of Venezuela’s Power System

By the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity. -

The Revolutionary Government strongly condemns the sabotage perpetrated against the power supply system in Venezuela, which is a terrorist action intended to harm the defenseless population of an [...]

Mass Protests Again; Haiti And Revolutionary Struggle In Latin America

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

After years of corruption and neglect of the Haitian people, a popular revolt is demanding the current president's resignation. The US-led attempted coup in Venezuela played a role in sparking [...]

Why French Working Poor Demand Emmanuel Macron’s resignation

By Oliver Davis, The Conversation. -

Over the last month, France has witnessed the sudden emergence of a militant populist movement which enjoys strong support from the wider population. The “gilets jaunes” are named after those [...]

‘¡Las Sandinistas!’: A Revolution Remembered

By Mark Read, Indypendent.org -

Las Sandinistas, a new feature-length documentary film that examines the Nicaraguan revolution of the 1980’s, arrives in theaters at a critical political juncture in which crises in Central [...]

‘Everything For Everyone’ Brings Cooperative Revolution To Life

By Matt Stannard, Occupy.com. -

The most striking secret of emergent radical economic structures like worker ownership is that they aren’t radical at all. They’re not even new. As Jessica Gordon Nembhard has chronicled in the [...]