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 [...]

Cuba And The Concept Of Community Of Nations

By Bill Hackwell, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Some years ago I was talking to a Cuban doctor about what a remarkable achievement it was that Cuba was able to eliminate Malaria in 1973. He took the discussion in stride and said that it didn’t [...]

Radical Solidarity Through Covid-19

By Staff, Mutualaiddisasterrelief.org -

Community mobilizations for mutual aid and medical solidarity have formed in as many spaces as the new coronavirus (Covid-19) has spread.    From continent to continent, people have innovated [...]

TC Energy Headquarters Shut Down In Charleston, WV For Hours; Multiple People Lock To Each Other

By Staff , Itsgoingdown.org -

Charleston, WV — Early this morning, more than 100 water protectors shut down the TC Energy Headquarters in Charleston, WV. Several people locked their necks to one another, blockading the lobby [...]

Wet’suwet’en Solidarity: “This Movement Wouldn’t Exist Without Everything That Preceded It”

By Dawn Marie Paley, Towardfreedom.org -

Rail and highway blockades have proliferated across Canada since Februrary 6, when the RCMP, western Canada’s colonial police force, began raiding a series of camps that stand in the way of [...]

San Francisco, CA: Report Back From Lockdown At Chase Corporate Offices In Solidarity With Wet’suwet’en

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Coastal GasLink is a project of TC Energy, formerly known as TransCanada Pipelines, an institution leading multiple extractive energy projects on Indigenous land. Coastal GasLink is a pipeline [...]