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After five months of negotiations, Syriza’s choices remain the same: capitulate to Greece’s lenders or break with the euro
It can be defeated
The movement that will defeat the Tories and the pro-austerity Labour leadership is one that brings us together politically, encourages the winning of victories in local and national struggles and retains the youthful, irreverent defiance of that now famous banner
New Abolitionists Speak Out
WISC is an online school for developing and sharing ideas, skills, vision, and strategy within and across progressive constituencies
When it comes to politicians of all stripes, watch their hands not their lips
The Real (Armed) Dangers of American Life
What’s playing out on this landscape of burnt-umber, urban decay, torrid nightlife, graffiti and Mediterranean passion the basic dilemma of 21st century capitalism: shall it be for the rich or for everybody?
Isn’t our task not to castigate those who are stepping up to work on the campaign and who don’t have exact norms we might prefer, but to instead be happy about their energy and desire and contribute however we can on behalf of those preferred norms?
Despite uncertainties over the future, the APV community pursues small but significant efforts
We may see more violent racist actions in opposition to the new Black movement, as we saw in the 1960s with murders, bombings and arsons against the civil rights and Black liberation movements of that time
Google has been stealth downloading audio listeners onto every computer that runs Chrome, and transmitting audio data back to Google
The Dominican Republic is preparing to deport hundreds of thousands of people to Haiti. What’s behind the mass expulsion?
In just the latest example of his rising standing among Democrats, a Suffolk University poll released on Tuesday showed the Vermont senator receiving 31% of support among New Hampshire primary voters – just 10 points behind Clinton
The pressing question our Irish friends must answer is this: is it more likely that the euro zone will become a better union to belong to if Greece is thrown to the wolves, despite the type of proposals tabled at Thursday’s eurogroup meeting?
Legitimizing State Violence
The assault is part of a history of racial violence striking at a central institution of African-American life in the South
The very idea that we—as atomized individuals—could play a significant part in stabilizing the planet’s climate is objectively nuts
The same day last week that Congress initially blocked the possibility of fast track approval for the TPP trade agreement, the House voted to overturn rules requiring country-of-origin labeling for meat
When you came Bible-peddling, I was not numero uno; Now that I am, take back with Interest wages for that meddling, As a hundred and seventy nations Back my awesome, acrobatic show. Watch the thrusting of my leg, Chest inflated, arms akimbo, Fire in my eye, beard aflame, Heart raging with dream Of conquest, mind Read more…
Leader of Catholic Church says the richest owe the poorest a ‘great social debt’ for creating the climate crisis, ignoring warnings of its dangers, and refusing to act
Today’s papal encyclical, “Praised Be”, may be the most important religious teaching to be released in decades
EU’s plan to crack down on traffickers and stop migrant boats in the Mediterranean will endanger the migrants even more
A look ahead to an international anti-fracking camp in the Basque Country next month
Almost every nation around the world is militarizing at a rapid pace, pouring vast sums of money into military training, technologies and weapons
I’m sure that at the end of this article I will be labeled an anti-Semite. It’s okay because as an African American I know about racism. But as I morally objected to apartheid in South Africa, oppression in the “land of the free”, and the genocide of America’s indigenous population, I must speak out against Read more…
Turkey fears that an empowered Kurdish population across the border in Syria might make it harder for the state to continue to subdue the Kurds at home
What is most amazing about all of this is that “terrorism” has now become central to our political culture and legal framework, a staple of how we are taught to think about the world
At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the depth, degree, and relevance of anti-Black white societal, institutional, and cultural racism in American life
The unprecedented scale of global migration and migrant deaths are deliberate, not coincidental
The urgent challenge to protect our common home includes a concern to bring the whole human family together to seek a sustainable and integral development
Pope Francis boldly challenges us all to take an honest look inside our hearts and question the foundations of a society that has created wealth for some at the expense of others and “our common home” – the planet earth
A major theme of the encyclical is the disparity between rich and poor
Antiblackness runs deep in the Latino community. We can’t afford to let it go unnoticed
Global elites have appropriated feminist language to justify brutal exploitation and neoliberal development
As far as the white supremacists are concerned, those murdered in Charleston are not worshiping the same Creator of All Things as are the white supremacists
After so much disinformation on my presentation at the Eurogroup of the Greek government’s position, the only response is to post the precise words uttered within. Read them and judge for yourselves
If you can’t make a viable run for the U.S. presidency while opposing the Pentagon system, then why should a serious “democratic socialist” make a serious bid for the U.S. presidency at all?
Will Bernie Sanders and his supporters remain part of the revolution, or will they succumb to progressive OCD and jump on the Clinton bandwagon in 2016?
The flag that Dylann Roof embraced, which many South Carolinians embrace, endorses the violence he committed.
We’re at a critical point in the Greek crisis, which is really the 2010-11 Euro crisis being unfrozen after five years of make believe solutions
Denmark Vesey is one of the most prominent names in America’s long history of racial terror
Down the Iraqi Rabbit Hole (Again)
Human rights organizations and their donors should focus on creating alliances rather than reinforcing colonial distinctions
“Free trade” agreements are nothing more than initiatives to cement corporate control over all aspects of society
The Assange case amplifies many truths, and one is the growing, global totalitarianism of Washington, regardless of who is elected president
According to a report, even the killing of the boys playing ball on the beach by Israeli military last year before the international press was deemed a legitimate act of war
Do the statements of Pope Francis represent institutional shifts or are they just window dressing?
When we have certain kinds of attacks in this country, there is terrorism world-wide, it’s a global conspiracy and they are coming to get us. But when we have other kinds of terrorism in this country . . . don’t talk about it.
Upward gazing can be politically blinding