Evo Morales And Social Groups Create ‘People’s General Staff’

By Telesur English. -

"The social, union and indigenous organizations decided to form the General Staff of the People for the people as a space to defend the sovereignty and dignity of our democratic and multicultural [...]

Defending The Legacy Of Chile’s 2019 Uprising

By Bree Busk, ROAR Magazine. -

On July 5, after a tumultuous morning both inside and outside the former National Congress building, the inaugural meeting of Chile’s Constitutional Convention carried out its first act, electing [...]

Guatemalans Back On The Streets Demanding President’s Resignation

Guatemalan Ancestral Indigenous Authorities and advocate groups took to the streets on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei Attorney and the General of the Public [...]

As US Empire Declines, What Openings Exist For Progressive Movements?

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

The fall of Kabul with, once again, the hurried and chaotic departure of surprised Americans, has led to an abundance of hand-wringing from the U.S. political center, as well as the right. Its [...]

Israel’s Arrest Campaign Aims To Destroy A New Palestinian Movement

By Majd Kayyal, Middle East Eye. -

Since late 2019, Israeli forces have been waging a campaign of mass arrests, targeting hundreds of young women and men in Palestine. They have been brutally arrested, their homes stormed at dawn, [...]

Bolivians Reject Postponement Of Elections With Massive Mobilizations

By People's Dispatch. -

Organizations and trade unions from diverse sectors in Bolivia joined the call to mobilize today, on July 28, against the postponement of the general elections in Bolivia. The call for nationwide [...]

The Stonewall Riots Didn’t Start The Gay Rights Movement

By Greggor Mattson, JStor Daily. -

Despite what you may hear during this year’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations, Stonewall was not the spark that ignited the gay rights movement. The story is well known: A routine police raid [...]

What Can South Africa Teach Palestinians?

By The Palestinian Youth Movement, Palestine Chronicle. -

From April 1 to April 11, 2019, the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), in partnership with the Afro-Middle East Center (AMEC), hosted a delegation of 20 Palestinian youth organizers in [...]

Report: Inaugural People’s Congress Of Resistance

By Staff, www.congressofresistance.org -

By Peoples Congress of Resistance. Washington, DC - On Sept. 16-17, the People’s Congress of Resistance movement was inaugurated with a mass convening of grassroots organizers and front line [...]

The Growing Movement For Social And Racial Justice

By Peter Dreier, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Now we can see that, indeed, a movement for social and racial justice has emerged from the Trayvon Martin murder and more recent events -- among them, the tragic killings of Michael Brown in [...]

Bolivia’s Conamaq Indigenous Movement

By Pablo Peralta, www.ww4report.com -

Bolivia's Conamaq indigenous movement is currently a major grassroots critic of the policies of the Evo Morales government and its Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) party. Because of this critical [...]

75 Days Later, The Movement Only Grows

By DeRay Mckesson, www.ebony.com -

The power of the movement which has largely come to be known as “Ferguson” is that it started because regular people---young people---armed with smartphones and frustration, came outside their [...]

Latin American Peace Group Has Persevered Over 40 Years

By Stephan Brues, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Blas Garcia Noriega, a small man who wears glasses, is thoughtful and vivid, especially when he talks about his activities with Servicio Paz y Justicia, or SERPAJ. Founded 40 years ago in [...]

Social Movements Call To Stop Trade With Israel

By teleSUR, www.telesurtv.net -

Different social movements are requesting Mercosur foreign relations ministers to suspend the free trade agreement with Israel. The foreign relations ministers of the Souther Common Market [...]