The old industrial capital business model represented by GE is under significant pressure
“Utopian socialism” can be more scientific than so called “scientific socialism” and that the utopian socialist methodology should be used to inform revolutionary thinking and action in the 21st Century
Most people in the United States have no idea of the suffering that war brings
What needs to be understood is that rehabilitating the Pandits among the Muslims will simultaneously also affect the rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Muslims
As the clock unwinds on the nation’s first black presidency, much of the black political class is scrambling to rewrite the history of their own behavior over the past six or seven years
How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come
Federal authorities are treating an 85-year-old Catholic nun like a nuclear saboteur
The re-emergence of labor movement struggles will not only organize the force that can pose an alternative for workers and the popular masses, but it will point a direction for the SYRIZA-led government
Beijing is only too happy to offer an alternative to Western-dominated international finance. What’s more surprising is that leading Western economies are signing up
Why We Still Won’t Get Anywhere Unless We Connect the Dots
Since there is little prospect for justice in Egypt itself, the Dutch lawsuit may be the only vehicle for accountability for these most serious crimes
What steps are needed to produce a viable, mutually agreed reform agenda?
Tens of thousands of grassroots activists gathered in more than 13,600 assemblies across Venezuela over the weekend to choose their pre-candidates for the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections
The legislative push at the national level may, in fact, be an indication of the growing power of BDS movements
Leading scientists and economists release statement to mark Earth Day in which they urge leaders to keep to commitments to avoid dangerous global warming
The West Snubs Russia Over VE Day
Everyone should know that if SYRIZA is allowed to fail, the neo-Nazi, Golden Dawn, will help shape the next government in Greece
All over the TV airways and the Internet, all sorts of people cited the photo to argue that he should be killed
The only option to bring about real change workers are left with is to take matters into their own hands
The court’s ruling only highlighted the EU’s shameful cowardice in failing to confront Israel
It is precisely this glaring double standard towards Venezuela that allows Toledo and 25 other ex-presidents to accuse the Bolivarian government of human rights violations
The strategy of trying to destabilize the Greek economy and government without forcing Greece out of the euro has its risks. It is also profoundly anti-democratic and wrong
A Pox on Twenty-First-Century America
How did the U.S. government get from there to a “Homeland Security Department” that trains local police to consider protesters to be terrorists?
It’s chilling to think how many “symbolically powerful” presidential “appointments” could be made to distract from wretched nature of the elite-backed candidates in the USA
No American politician could even run for election on such a platform, of “no conventional military attack on another country”
While continuing to assist private and public sector workers involved in strikes and contract fights, the Vermont Workers Center plans to do more grassroots organizing around the shortcomings of Vermont Health Connect coverage
We should never lose hope that we can bring about positive change, but actually changing the world for the better requires being aware that whoever sits in the White House come January 2017 is not going to be our friend
Of the many current concerns associated with historic wrongs, none is more salient these days than the long simmering tensions between modern Turkey and the Armenian diaspora
Are you a farmer with noose in hand, About to end your endless pain, Consider a patriotic move—Go under the bullet train
What should Syriza’s economic strategy be going forward, given Greece’s position in the eurozone?
Did we lie? Were we lied to? It is more like we were duped into pseudo-reality crafted so proficiently by Israel, and we are finding it extremely difficult to break away from its confines
Once Syriza is an established party with a firm majority, it will tend to turn away from the movements. That isn’t a criticism of Syriza, it’s an examination of the political dynamics over time
Perhaps one day tourists to Nevada will leave the casinos for a time to visit Peace Camp as a place of celebration and hope
Two sides of Africa plunge migrants into deep despair
Were the killers forged by an ill-advised American supported Ethiopian invasion that transformed the radical Islamic organization from a marginal player into a major force?
Locals and caucuses in the network consider themselves social justice unionists, balancing bread-and-butter issues with working to create equity and keep public schools in the hands of communities rather than private enterprises
The tragedy is that there are so many others who should be higher on everyone’s list of those who need to be prodded, need to be provoked… and need to be knocked the hell out
A Review of Latin America’s Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty-first Century, edited by Steve Ellner (Rowman and Littlefield, 2014), and We Created Chavez: A People’s History of the Venezuelan Revolution by George Ciccariello-Maher (Duke University Press, 2013)
The WSF has made it possible for social movements around the world to get better acquainted and to coordinate their struggles
The attacks, which moved like a wave over the Durban settlements of Isipingo, Umlazi, Chatsworth and others, left thousands of foreign nationals displaced, fearing for their lives
He always took the side of the doomed, despised, and damned
Changes to the provision of Legal Aid instated by the Conservative Liberal Democrat coalition government have challenged fundamental legal protections
Which begs the question: are the nuclear talks with Iran really that meaningful, if war is what’s practiced?
Approval of the TPP means sacrificing our democracy and our right to manage our markets and resources for the public good
Is there a way to think about left governments, autonomy, self organization, power from below, confederation and the forces of the State all together – in the same conversation?
So, can these hundreds of thousands of people of Greek origin, especially those in Russia who have Russian as their native language, play some important role in the relationship between Greece and Russia?
“We’re all leaders in this fight”. “We are all committed to change our lives”
Why the atrocities of Henry Kissinger should be mandatory reading
We are held back primarily by our accepting and repeating of the propaganda that we have no power