Lessons From The Attack On The US Capitol

By Phil Wilayto, Popular Resistance. -

What happened Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol was a violent takeover of Congress by a fascist mob, not a “protest by Trump supporters.” And, although five people died and there were more than 50 [...]

The Future Will Only Contain What We Put Into It Now

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

At Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, we take the UN Charter as the foundation of our work. To advance its goals is an essential step for the construction of humanity, which is a [...]

All The Cannons Will Silently Rust

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Our year has been eclipsed by the pandemic, the rush of a virus paralysing societies across the world. Some governments offered smarter, more scientific, and humane approaches to the pandemic; [...]

On Contact: Wrecking The left

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to journalist Diana Johnstone about the betrayal of the left with its historical role as the champion of social justice and peace now replaced with the [...]

How Bolivia Beat A Military Coup

By Ollie Vargas, Double Down News. -

The return of Evo Morales was possibly the most important moment in Bolivian history. This time last year, far-right protesters kidnapped Patricia Arce, the mayor of a small town called Vinto. [...]

BLM Chapters Demand ‘Accountability’ From Trio That Cashed In On The Movement

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

In 2013,three Black women social activist friends working in non-profit organizations in California invented the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter which, along with #Ferguson, became most [...]

A Triumphant Return To Power For Bolivia’s Social Movements

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Bolivia on November 8 to celebrate the inauguration of President Luis Arce. They would celebrate again the next day, as former president Evo [...]

Challenges For Social Movements Now That Trump Has Been Defeated

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Change doesn't come from the top, especially within a manipulated 'democracy' as exists in the United States. When social transformation occurs, it follows years of educating, organizing and [...]

Deception 2020: The Struggle Is The Same

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

In this eighth and final installment of the Deception 2020 Series, we uplift the solidarity of the shaken – acknowledging how shitty things feel right now while highlighting the power and hope [...]

Social Movements Can Win Even With A Hostile Supreme Court

By Mukund Rathi, Truthout. -

With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, how will the Supreme Court decide future cases? Most people will probably think of it as a “6-3 Court” and expect decisions based on the number of [...]

Bolivia Is A beacon Of Light For Latin America

By Nathalia Urban, Source News. -

After suffering a coup d’état that cost more than 33 lives, left thousands of people injured, and forced important political figures like President Evo Morales to go into exile to survive, [...]

Lessons Of The Rebellion: #BlackLivesMatter And Beyond

By Arthur Pye, Popular Resistance. -

The experiences of the George Floyd Rebellion continue to provide invaluable lessons for the coming period. As November quickly approaches and the nation faces a possible constitutional crisis, [...]

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? [...]