Bob Moses: Organizer And Civil Rights Pioneer

By Peter Dreier, Portside. -

At a time when voting rights are under assault, it is important to remember the legacy of Bob Moses, a brilliant community organizer who died on Saturday at age 86. Moses was a key architect of [...]

Digital Corbynism

By Katrina Forrester, Dissent Magazine. -

The first time I saw protesters dancing on the roof of a police van was at a May Day demonstration in London in 2002. Over the dulcet acid techno beats of a bike-powered sound system, a friend [...]

‘Cuba Is Not Alone,’ International Solidarity Movements Stress

By TeleSUR English. -

Progressive political organizations, social movements, intellectuals, and opinion leaders from around the world continue to affirm their support for the Cuban people and government amid the new [...]

Haitian Movements Caution Against Foreign Intervention

By People's Dispatch. -

In the early hours of July 7, unidentified armed men attacked the house of Haiti’s de-facto president Jovenel Moïse and shot him dead. In the attack, his wife was also severely injured and [...]

Anti-Imperialists Convene In Venezuela For Carabobo Bicentennial Congress

By Cindy Forster, Kawsachun News. -

Venezuela has launched a bold call for unity among the left at the International Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World, taking place this week in Caracas, June 21st to [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Second American Revolution

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Revolutions are traditionally marked by the year they began ― 1776, 1789, 1917, 1949 ― which elides the truth that it takes decades, sometimes centuries, for a radical break from the past to [...]

What Thomas Piketty’s New Data Tells Us About The Canadian Left

By Crawford Kilian, The Tyee. -

French economist Thomas Piketty uses enormous quantities of data to make his points. In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, he used tax records going back to the 18th century to prove real [...]

The Fight For A New Colombia

By Hasan Dodwell Nick and MacWilliam, Tribune Magazine. -

On 28 April, Colombian trade unions and social movements staged a new round of Paro Nacional (National Strike) protests, the latest in an ongoing series of mobilisations to address the litany of [...]

Colombian Campesino Leader: This Is An Authoritarian Regime

First of all, we, as a campesino association, the National Agrarian Coordinating Committee, have been involved in the mobilizations from the very beginning and from there we have helped to [...]

Paulo Freire’s Brazil: ‘Return To Grassroots Popular Education’

By Paolo Vittorio, Il Manifesto. -

In my case, I spent four years in prison, two with political prisoners and two with ordinary prisoners. With the common prisoners, we experimented with popular education through theater, reading [...]

Fred Hampton Was Right

By Lauren Araiza, Truthout. -

On March 15, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced that the film Judas and the Black Messiah, about the assassination of Chicago Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton, [...]

While Biden Plots To Divide Iraq, Resistance To US Occupation Is Growing Stronger

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Last year, after the United States so brutally and openly assassinated the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and the commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi al -Muhandis, the [...]

Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Tries State Terrorism In Colombia

By Telesur English. -

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT), which was established as a continuation of the Russell Tribunals on Vietnam and Latin America, began on Friday hearings to address violence in [...]

Sudan: The Second Wave Of Revolt

By Sara Abbas, Red Pepper. -

The second wave of revolts in the Middle East and North Africa (the ‘MENA’ region) began in Sudan, in December 2018. This is interesting when looked at in the context of a decade of dissent in [...]

Mutual Aid, Abolition And Movements

By Stephanie Luce, Portside. -

When I first got involved in organizing, in the mid-1990’s in New York City, I wasn’t aware of the term “mutual aid” but mutual aid was a core part of what I saw around me in all the groups I was [...]