Chile, Two Years After The Popular Uprising

By Atilio Boron, Orinoco Tribune. -

That October 18, 2019 was a blow that, in one fell swoop, brought down the deceptive façade of the conservative regime and inaugurated a new stage in the history of Chile. The enormous injustices [...]

Notes From National Peace And Justice Unity Meeting

By , Organizing Notes. -

The meeting was attended by leaders from the US Peace Council, Black Alliance for Peace, United National Antiwar Coalition, United for Peace & Justice, Veterans For Peace, Answer Coalition, [...]

Activism Needs To Be Part Of Any Meaningful Climate Education

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

Last month, crowds of young people and supporters gathered in 1,500 locations around the world for one of the largest youth-led climate protests since countries began emerging from the most [...]

Teaching Politically and the Problem of Afropessimism

By Nino Brown And Derek Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

In education, as in so many other disciplines, one of the increasingly dominant phrases is “anti-Blackness” and the theory of Afropessimism. The two foundational theorists here are Frank [...]

Ten Years After Occupy: Building The Power We Need

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Ten years ago, prominent activists and a variety of organizations came together early in the year to organize the October2011 Movement, styled on the occupations of space that were occurring [...]

Ten Years After Occupy Wall Street, Its Real Legacy Is Anarchism In Practice

By It's Going Down. -

Lenapehoking, Turtle Island (also known as New York City) – Since its demise in the Fall of 2012, various individuals, websites, social media accounts, and politicians have tried to claim the [...]

Understanding The Basics Of 21st-Century Democracy, Autocracy, And Capitalism

By Richard D. Wolff, Counter Punch. -

Democracy exists if and when a community organizes its self-governance around the full participation, on an equal basis, of all the members of the community. Its other, autocracy, exists when a [...]

Occupy Wall Street Trained A Generation In Class War

By Arun Gupta, In These Times. -

When Occupy Wall Street was evicted from its home base in Zuccotti Park on November 15, 2011, by the NYPD in a paramilitary-style operation under cover of the night with a press blackout, the [...]

El Salvador: Declaration By Popular Movements On Bicentennial

By Kawsachun News. -

Salvadorans marched through the streets of the capital by the thousands on Wednesday, in the largest anti-government protest since Nayib Bukele took office.  On the Bicentennial of Central [...]

Think Outside The Protest Box

By Rivera Sun, LA Progressive. -

Protest. Petition. Call your senators. Nothing changes, right? No matter how large our demonstrations get, no matter how many millions of people write and petition politicians, no matter how many [...]

What A Truly Humanitarian Response In Afghanistan Would Look Like

By Eli S. McCarthy, Waging Nonviolence. -

As we reflect on what has transpired in Afghanistan with the Taliban returning to power, we have a vital opportunity for a more authentic, coherent humanitarian response. Toward this end, we must [...]

ALBA Movements Issue Alert Over Coup Attempt In Peru

By Kawsachun News. -

ALBA Movimientos is issuing an alert of a coup underway against the government of Pedro Castillo in Peru and is calling for international solidarity, saying, the removal of Héctor Bejar from the [...]

Intersectional Class Struggle: From Shared Oppression To Unified Resistance

By Michael Beyea Reagan, Roar Magazine. -

A fifth of the way through the 21st century, our world is riven by conflict and catastrophe and COVID-19 is accelerating our crises. The global pandemic has killed millions of people, with race, [...]

Bolivia And Peru Open ‘Binational Cabinet’ With Social Movements

By Kawsachun News. -

President Arce attended the inauguration of Pedro Castillo and held a meeting with the new Head of State afterwards. Coming out of the meeting Arce stated, “In a meeting with our brother [...]

The Taming Of Anti-Zionism In The United States

By Steve Salaita. -

It’s difficult to reflect on the history of radical social movements without the curse of nostalgia.  Partly this is because time mitigates bygone frustrations, leaving us with exaggerated [...]