Massive Uprisings Confront White Supremacy

By Marjorie Cohn, Jurist. -

On May 25, a Minneapolis police officer tortured George Floyd to death in what his brother, Philonise Floyd, called “a modern-day lynching in broad daylight.” Hundreds of thousands of people took [...]

To Police Of Good Conscience: These Protests Are For You Too

By Lucas Johnson, Waging Nonviolence. -

To the police of good conscience: What if all this demonstrating was also for you? What if the pain you are feeling right now — the pain of feeling misunderstood and mischaracterized — is [...]

The Future Is Public

By the Transnational Institute. -

Resistance to privatisation has turned into a powerful force for change. (Re)municipalisation refers to the reclaiming of public ownership of services as well as the creation of new public [...]

Group Hopes To See New Economy Emerge Based On Hawaiian Values

By Dan Nakaso, Star-Advertiser. -

A new group that wants to reboot Hawaii’s tourist-based economy in the era of the new coronavirus announced a four-step plan Tuesday to come up with ideas by August based on Native Hawaiian [...]

The Light At The End

By Nafeez Ahmed, Yes Magazine. -

Within just a few weeks—faster than the blink of an eye in geological time—a tiny, microscopic entity brought the global monolith of human civilization, the captains of industry, the might of the [...]

To Fight Neoliberalism In Cities, Planners Must Work With Activists

By Rachel Bondra, Rabble.ca. -

I was surprised, in my first week of class as a graduate student in urban planning, to hear the death knell of my chosen field. In an unco-ordinated move, each of my professors at CUNY Hunter [...]

The Established Order Has Never Been Weaker

By Cam Fenton, Waging Nonviolence. -

All around the globe, governments are starting to move forward with reopening plans that lift some degree of COVID-19 social distancing. With that comes talk of recovery and rebuilding. While [...]

What History Can Tell Us About Today’s Coronavirus Pandemic

By Veronika Hachenbroch, Spiegel.de. -

All too often, this is the fate of Cassandra. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in the U.S., explained the situation graphically in 2006:  If [...]

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, [...]

The Pandemic Is An Opportunity For Major Change

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

The pandemic is many things for many people. For a lot of activists, it offers both frustration and opportunity. It’s frustrating not to be able to stage a sit-in or picket line. The opportunity, [...]

COVID-19 Chronicles: How The World Will Change After The Coronavirus

By Frank Barat, Popular Resistance -

COVID-19 Chronicles are a series of interviews and conversations with personalities, analysts, doctors, thinkers, activists and politicians on the meaning of the coronavirus crisis and its [...]

Israel’s Settler Railway Could Be Going Nowhere Fast

By Ali Abunimah, Electronicintifada.net -

Trade unions and human rights organizations in France are celebrating as a victory the withdrawal of train manufacturer Alstom from the Jerusalem light rail. Meanwhile, it has also been confirmed [...]

Newsletter: Corbyn Teaches To Embrace Change We Need

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The shocking election result in the United Kingdom – the Conservatives losing their majority and the creation of a hung Parliament; and [...]

Transformation: Means And Measure Of Revolutionary Change

By Richard Moser, www.counterpunch.org -

By Richard Moser for Counter Punch - Truly massive movements take shape around affirmations of goodness most powerfully represented by the promise of universal values. Our task is to fulfill [...]

Creating Truth & Transformation Drawing On MLK + 50

By Rabbi Arthur Waskow, www/theshalomcenter.org -

By Rabbi Arthur Waskow for the Shalom Center. The election brought an unexpected outpouring of the “Old American left-outs” – blue-collar white men and women –-- into a moment’s triumph. We [...]

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