A Milestone For South African Shack Dwellers Movement

By Pan Africanism Today Secretariat, Black Agenda Report. -

The shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa marked 15 years of struggle for land, housing and dignity on October 4. It held a seminar, Sifike kanjani la? (How did we get to where we are?) and, [...]

Embracing The Gifts Of Conflict For Social Change

By Jovida Ross and Weyam Ghadbiano, Turning Towards Each Other. -

As a collective, we are living in unprecedented times. The triple pandemic of COVID-19, white supremacy, and capitalist-driven climate crisis has intensified survival fears and made the [...]

What Is Needed In This Moment

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The United States' elections will occur in a few weeks and many people are concerned about what will happen. Will they be able to vote? Will their votes be counted? Will the process be prolonged? [...]

On Contact: Resistance And Militancy

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to former Baltimore Black Panther leader Eddie Conway about the nature of resistance, white supremacy and the rise of the a new black militancy. The [...]

How Unions Can Lay The Ground For The Next Upsurge

By Mark Meinster, Labor Notes. -

As shown by authors like Dan Clawson in his 2003 book The Next Upsurge, unions tend to grow in spurts, as part of working-class uprisings that pose a deep challenge to the powers that be. The [...]

Protests Mark A Year Since Lebanon’s Mass Uprising

By Kareem Chehayeb, Middle East Monitor. -

Beirut - Over a thousand protesters on Saturday marched across Beirut to mark one year since Lebanon’s mass uprising against its ruling political parties swept across the [...]

Chile To Mark First Anniversary Of Its Social Outbreak

By Telesur English. -

Chile's Constituent Unity Pact (CUP) called on citizens to commemorate the first anniversary of the social outbreak with pot-banging, honking, cycling, caravans, and cultural [...]

For An Egalitarian, Cooperative Road To An Ecosocialist Future

By Green Left, Socialist Project. -

We are in the midst of a climate emergency and there is no way out without radically changing the way society is organized. If humanity does not free itself from the capitalist drive for ever [...]

Anatomy Of A Counter-Insurgency

By Martin Schoots-McAlpine, MR Online. -

While the initial uprising was ferocious in its explosive anger and militancy, within just three weeks the protests seem to have been channeled largely into the decidedly less militant demand of [...]

Revolutionary Organization In Venezuela

By Tatuy TV and Venezuelanalysis. -

Our latest joint production with Tatuy Televisión Comunistaria looks at five examples of revolutionary organization in Venezuela: El Maizal Commune, Pueblo a Pueblo, the Pobladoras Movement, [...]

A Tribute To Kevin Zeese

By Telesur English. -

Beloved U.S. activist Kevin Zeese was celebrated in a virtual tribute on Saturday, in which participants heard stories and praise on Kevin’s work from journalist Chris Hedges, former presidential [...]

‘We Are Many’ Global Virtual Premiere

By Popular Resistance. -

On February 15th, 2003, up to 30 million people, many of whom had never demonstrated before in their lives, came out in nearly 800 cities around the world to protest against the impending Iraq [...]

New Simón Bolívar Institute For Peace And Solidarity Among Peoples

By Arnold August, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The founding of the Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples on September 6, 2020 marks a new political milestone. In the most difficult of circumstances, having to cope [...]

Kevin Zeese: The Passing Of A Warrior For Peace And Justice

By Marsha Colemen-Adebayo, Black Agenda Report. -

Having met Kevin Zeese during the Occupy movement in September of 2011, by Merwin’s metric we passed unknowing the day that had finally come for Kevin nine times. Nine times we, (Kevin, Margaret [...]

Remembering Kevin Zeese, Tireless Fighter For Our Democracy

By Chip Gibbons, Rightsanddissent.org. -

Defending Rights & Dissent was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Kevin Zeese over the weekend. Over his life, he was on the frontlines of many causes–whistleblower protections, election [...]