Whole Foods Is Quietly Telling Workers Not To Show Black Lives Matter Support

By Nicole Karlis, Salon. -

This week, a group of Whole Foods workers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, walked out after being told they couldn’t wear Black Lives Matter masks because they weren’t part of “the company dress [...]

Why Is This Ongoing American “Revolution” Bound To Fail?

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

Observed from outer space, the United States is in a revolutionary turmoil. Fires are burning, thousands of people are confronting police and other security forces. There are barricades, banners, [...]

Solidarity And The Absent State In Puerto Rico

By Pedro Cabán, Dissent Magazine. -

Puerto Rican artists, entertainers, and athletes have been conspicuous in calling for protests against the government, which the pro-statehood New Progressive Party (PNP) firmly controls. Indeed, [...]

Residents Sheltered Dozens Of Protesters From Police

By Colleen Grablick, Jason Fenston and Natalie Delgadillo, DCist. -

Nearly two hours after the 7 p.m. curfew went into effect on Sunday night, dozens of people were corralled by police in a one-way block — Swann Street NW, between 14th and 15th — as they made [...]

The Plague Here And There

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde, Resumen English. -

The state of Pennsylvania has a population similar to that of Cuba, but has 35 times more confirmed cases of coronavirus and 63 times more lethal victims. From May 13 to this past Wednesday, the [...]

Emancipatory Mutual Aid: From Education To Liberation

By PReP / Neighborhoods, ROAR. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained and even overwhelmed the public health, medical care and disaster response systems where governments and state agencies were ill-prepared to contain and [...]

Mutual Aid: Building Networks Of Solidarity Not Charity

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

In the face of the twin crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic collapse, people are organizing mutual aid networks to provide food, medicines and other basics to those in need. This is done [...]

Across Class Lines: Amazon Tech Workers Join Warehouse Workers In Protests

By Bryce Covert, Progress.org. -

At first, Gerald Bryson didn’t take the coronavirus all that seriously. But then, people he knew started dying. “People I’ve known all my life, big healthy men three times my size, are dead,” he [...]

Out Of The Coronavirus Tragedy May Come Hope Of A More Just Society

By Michael D. Higgins, SocialEurope.eu. -

The global loss of life and disruption to our daily lives resulting from the coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in living memory. We have learned through tragedy that we have a shared, [...]

Dear Poor White Trash

By Kymone Freeman, Popular Resistance. -

Do you know of anyone personally who has died of #TrumpFlu? Do you even know of anyone who has contracted it? Chances are you don’t. And if you don’t and you watch #FoxNews, who legally lies as [...]

Challenging The Oil Industry Through Community Action

By Wangũi wa Kamonji, Open Global Rights. -

The Hoima-Kaiso-Tonya highway connects the Ugandan fishing town of Kaiso to Hoima town, the headquarters of the Bunyoro Kingdom and Hoima District. Kaiso is on the south-eastern edge of Lake [...]

This Is Not A War: Pandemic Presents Opportunity To Rebuild A Sense Of Common Good

By Michael Marder, RT.com. -

Just as previous wars on poverty, drugs & terrorism, a new ‘war on COVID-19’ is doomed to failure if a similar militaristic approach is used. We can only win if we restore the common good ruined [...]

Social Movements In Times Of Pandemic: Another World Is Needed

Donatella Della Porta, Opendemocracy.net -

Times of pandemic bring big challenges for the activists of progressive social movements. They are not a time for street activism or politics in the squares. Freedoms are restricted, social [...]

Coronavirus Catalyzes Growing Wave Of Grassroots Action

By Robert Raymond, Geo.coop -

Isolation, quarantine, and social distancing may be an effective strategy when dealing with a global pandemic like the Coronavirus. But, unfortunately, in a global economy that has been plagued [...]

Solidarity Is Our Only Chance

By Jane Slaughter, Labornotes.org -

If there were ever a time to say, “I'll fight for someone I don't know,” this is it. If we ever meant it when we said “an injury to one is an injury to all,” now we're seeing why that's so. The [...]