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Interview on why there was no need for a nuclear deal.
“We hope to see emerge out of Cleveland a collective vision to build meaningful power and agency in the Black community and to advance a racial justice agenda that shapes our present and charts our future”
What is TTIP? A secret trade deal cooked up by private companies and politicians that will affect everything from the fruit you buy to the doctor who tends to your sickbed
Black and Hispanic inmates are vastly more likely to be punished with solitary confinement than their white counterparts, and less likely to receive diagnoses of mental illness
The new owners’ old, outmoded command and control style of management was on vivid display
Bland’s death over a routine traffic stop is beyond monstrous. It is indicative of a country in which lawlessness is now integral to the police state
How China and Russia Are Running Rings Around Washington
My disagreement with the way we handled the negotiations after the referendum is essential. And yet, my main goal is to protect the unity of SYRIZA, to support A.Tsipras, and to stand behind E.Takalotos
The Partido del Pueblo Trabajador—the Party of the Working People (PPT)—is a political project of the Puerto Rican left addressed to working people in the context of the island’s deep economic crisis.
After Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush declared the Philippines a second front in the war on terror
While Cuba celebrates the reopening of its Embassy in Washington, the struggle continues to end the US blockade and normalize relations
In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People Affected by Mortgages (PAH) bails out families and defends their right to housing.
When Bolivian President Evo Morales announced in May that his government was allowing oil and gas drilling in national parks, mainstream and progressive media outlets alike were quick to condemn his supposed hypocrisy on environmental issues. Writing for the Associated Press, Frank Bajak argued that although known internationally for his outspoken campaigning on climate change, Read more…
On the crisis in Greece and Syriza’s failure to resist the eurozone
Protests are always criticized as being at the wrong time because those who need to protest are never the people writing the agenda. That’s the value of protest
As president I will reward whistleblowers, end unconstitutional mass surveillance, forbid the transfer of war weaponry to local police departments, and appoint a Secretary of Peace
Phrases like “white-washed” do not help us understand racial power
Syriza central committee member John Milios on how to end austerity in Greece.
Cameron’s argument that ‘non-violent extremism’ can lead to ‘violent extremism’ opens the door to Orwellian levels of surveillance
This could be the beginning of Resistance of ordinary Greeks
By asserting that nature has a value in and of itself, Francis is overturning centuries of theological interpretation that regarded the natural world with outright hostility
As ever, Israel is keen to sow divisions where possible
In these decades, we’ve gone from an American version of people’s war and national mobilization to people-less wars and a demobilized populace
France’s Le Pen is exploiting the anti-EU, anti-German and anti-capitalist feelings coursing through the continent
How surveillance helps a violent state
No country can leave the euro in an orderly way, but should a country show disobedience, it will be expelled and chaos will relentlessly come crashing down on it
The emergence of a renewed mass African American led grassroots motion would be a major step for the progressive movement as a whole as we take on the task of fighting to defeat neo-secession
US regional policies have not changed in the least, and it is up to the region itself to confront the US militaristic and conflict-driven policies
The last time the United States and Cuba had diplomatic ties, President Dwight Eisenhower was in office
The participatory theory sketches out a vision of what ought to come next – a social life free from mercantilism and authoritarian institutions
How can we get people who are already thinking critically about race to engage in the process of deconstructing racist institutions?
When the harsh reality of the results of this newly found austerity dawns upon society, who in the political scene is going to represent them then?
Just as in the 1850s (with the Dred Scott decision and the Fugitive Slave Act), the Southern labor system (with low pay and no unions) is wending its way north
The fight to control the working day remains one of our most important labor struggles
If you are going to support some wars, how do you pick which wars not to support?
People from Seattle to Fiji are filing lawsuits over global warming
I don’t know if there are any other points in history where we’ve seen these kinds of mobilizations
The best way to take on global capitalism
In the end, there are thousands of people who will be radicalized through the process of the 2016 US Presidential election
Wine industry lobbyists and PR people present the industry as mainly small mom and pop operations is a lie
Interview on the comeback of the WikiLeaks whistleblowing platform and his desire to provide assistance to a German parliamentary committee that is investigating mass NSA spying
Anarchism has a whole lot going for it and could well become the main 21st century source of movement inspiration and wisdom in the effort to make our world a much better place
On 5 July 2015, by a referendum initiated by the government of Alexis Tsipras and the Hellenic Parliament, the Greek people overwhelmingly rejected the austerity measures imposed by the institutions that were known as the Troika. It was a splendid victory for democracy. However the agreement reached on Monday, 13 July will lead to fresh Read more…
Mondoweiss co-editors Adam Horowitz and Philip Weiss talk with Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti on the tenth anniversary of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions again Israel. The BDS Call was issued by representatives of Palestinian civil society on July 9, 2005 with a goal of achieving Read more…
Egypt is following the path of so many other countries that are being torn apart. If you torture your people enough, Isis will germinate in their wounds
Here in the South, our sovereignty is under constant threat and protecting it requires our never ending vigilance
The masters of Europe are defending their agenda of redistributing wealth and power upward
The U.S. Government, its allies and their apologists constantly propagate standards that have no purpose other than to legitimize all of their violence
The most important constituency in this struggle – the “street” – has caused the rulers to fear an actual insurgency in Black America
You cannot participate in mass murder and be a hero