America’s Streets And Squares Are Waiting: Massive Rallies Work!

By Ralph Nader, -

Around the world people are marching, rallying, and demonstrating in huge numbers. Some of these countries are ruled by dictators or plutocratic regimes, others are considered democracies. [...]

The First Step To Averting Climate Catastrophe

By Jodie Evans, -

Here we are, a full three decades after NASA scientist James Hansen raised the specter of a looming climate crisis with Congress, looking at the first generation of severely impacted youth and [...]

Algerian ‘Hirak’ Is Neither A Revolution Nor A Social Movement

By Imad Atoui, -

Debates about the ongoing Algerian movement called "Hirak" are still highly contested and unclear among political commentators. Political scientists find it difficult to identify, with clearly [...]

The World Is Rising Up Against Austerity And The Rule Of The Rich, When Will We?

By Danny Haiphong, -

The pessimism spread by the so-called “Resistance” to Donald Trump serves one purpose and one purpose only: to desensitize the masses of people in the U.S. to the misery of endless austerity and [...]

Beyond Mobilizing: Towards A Movement That Builds A Base For Power

By Staff, -

As I wrote not long ago, the North American anarchist movement has reached a crossroads. The movement must decide whether it will continue to remain a relatively isolated subculture or broaden [...]

Revolution And Counterrevolution In Rojava

By Fouad Oveisy, -

As I write, the revolution in Rojava is under existential threat. This threat was aggravated by a controversial roller coaster of recent events. After a late Sunday night phone [...]

Report: FBI Spying On Social Movements

By Staff, Rights and Dissent. -

The report exposes FBI political surveillance as systemic and part of a wider pattern of abuse, and documents how the FBI frequently cites its counterterrorism authorities when spying on [...]

Bolivian Social Movements Mobilize To Defend Vote Against Opposition Violence

By Staff, -

On Tuesday morning, CONALCAM, a coalition of Indigenous groups and workers unions that are affiliated to Morales’ ‘Movement Towards Socialism’ held a press conference where they declared a state [...]

I’ll Tell You Why The 99% Is Not In Revolt

By Cliff Willmeng, Popular Resistance. -

Well-known political commentator and activist Ralph Nader was recently featured in a Truthdig article titled, “Why Aren’t the 99% Revolting?”. The points made in the article sharply illustrate [...]

Report On NoWar2019 Pathways To Peace Conference, Limerick, Ireland

By Caroline Hurley, -

An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ took place last weekend at Limerick’s South Court Hotel, organised by WorldBeyondWar. Irish and international concerned parties met to [...]

Five Years Later, Do Black Lives Matter?

By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, -

The autopsy report confirmed what her neighbors said happened in an apartment complex outside of Houston, Texas. Pamela Turner, a forty-four-year-old grandmother of three, was on the ground, [...]

Time To Rebel

By Chris Hedges, -

Monday, Oct. 7. marks the start of what the British-based group Extinction Rebellion is calling the International Rebellion. Thousands of people will occupy the centers of some 60 cities around [...]

Social Movements Plan March On Sao Paulo For Lula

By Staff, -

Social movements in Brazil are planning a march to Sao Paulo for October 13th, to demand that former leftist President Lula Da Silva be freed from jail, where he has been detained since April [...]

‘Continue The Fight!’: A ‘98 Activist Reflects On The 2019 Student Movement In Indonesia

By Amalinda Savirani, -

When young people around the world took to the streets last week to call for action on climate change, thousands of students across Indonesia were marching too. Like their global peers, haze from [...]

Greta Thunberg Isn’t The Only Voice Of Her Generation

By Sonali Kolhatkar, -

On Friday, my 12-year-old son carried his handmade cardboard protest sign to one of the thousands of climate strikes around the world, along with five of his classmates. His sign read, “Where you [...]