It has been strange to hear US politicians fiercely condemn Iranian human rights abuses while remaining silent about worse abuses by US ally Saudi Arabia
Politicized youth organizations on both ends of the political spectrum in Turkey are becoming more vocal, violent and popular
The average family of an inmate incurs $13,607 in court-related debt, one-third of the families go into debt to pay for phone calls and visits, and 83 percent of the family members responsible for these costs are women
“As you build organizations and workers learn the importance of organization and how to fight, they’ll never give that up”
Tariq Ali, who has known Corbyn for 40 years, calls Corbyn the most left-wing leader in the history of the British Labour Party
A Syriza founding member on what it would take for that party to recover.
Outgoing members of Syriza Youth explain why they won’t be supporting their parent party in tomorrow’s election.
Bill Fletcher, Mark Evans, Kathy Kelly, Vincent Emanuele, Joe Emersberger, Milan Rai, Eugene Nulman, Patrick Bond, and Justin Podur respond to Michael Albert’s Why Do We Lose?
It’s the morning of the twelfth day that I haven’t been eating. The only things I’ve been putting into my body are lots of water, salt, potassium and a multi-vitamin. How do I feel? Weak, very weak, as do most of the others—about 15 as I write—who are also fasting and intend to do so Read more…
Understanding the Greek election and the prospects of the Left – Part 2 of 4
The U.S. and its spying agencies conducted a massive campaign with the goal of creating a single European market
German Chancellor Merkel has performed an about-face, re-imposing border controls and further exacerbating the refugee crisis
n the paroxysmal crisis that Greece is going through, we are witnessing an unleashing of an extremely violent sexist campaign against women. What is more, this is happening on the main political scene in full public view. We believe that this extreme and violent sexism, that is taking epidemic dimensions, differs significantly from the common Read more…
eremy Corbyn and his supporters now face the huge task of opening up the Labour Party and putting members genuinely in control. How can they do it?
The radical left has grown from a few tiny bubbles into a network capable of winning the Labour leadership. To win the country, it must keep expanding
Understanding the Greek elections and the prospects of the left
More than seventy years ago the US elites, as leaders of the West, decided that there should never be a leftist government in any European country
It seems that the EU continues to prioritize its economic and strategic interests over international law in its bilateral relations with Morocco
The Search for Terrestrial Intelligence
Israel, whose economy is the strongest in the region, has been the most tight-fisted in terms of offering shelter to Syrian refugees
Today there are close to 60 million war refugees
After 2 years of hunger strikes and a drawn-out court case, a settlement was reached ending indefinite prisoner isolation in California
Interview on Election of Jeremy Corbyn as New Labour Leader
After a five-day strike, Seattle teachers returned to work today as they reviewed their tentative agreement. While some members were disappointed that wage increases were not higher, they won on other important issues, including evaluations. When the agreement was reached yesterday morning, said bargaining team member Andy Russell, chanting from supporters outside the building gave Read more…
My aim was to show why, sixteen years after his death, his writing is still relevant and should be studied and discussed widely
It’s been 80 years since the Nuremberg Laws were passed. What are the lessons for antifascists today?
There are two reasons why the government decided to go to elections
El Salvador risks sacrificing civil liberties and human rights in its war on terror against gangs
‘We have been treated like animals’
A trial of shorter days for nurses at a Gothenburg care home is inspiring others across Scandinavia to cut back
The Labour party has spoken, the rebels are now the leaders and the old guard would do well to listen – they won’t win it back with snark and petulance
Interview on the nuclear deal with Iran
Destabilization is Washington’s tool and game in a time when America’s long-lost economic-capitalist hegemony is fading at an ever accelerating pace
As the conflict in Turkey spirals out of control, dozens of people have reportedly been killed in Cizre and the army shows no signs of lifting the siege
The concepts that now guide our understanding of American society are dominated by a corporate induced linguistic and authoritarian model that brings ruin to language, politics and democracy itself
The struggle against overwork can unite workers and help rebuild the labor movement
The Pope’s decision to allow priests to forgive women for having abortions reveals just how targeted women’s bodies are and, given the crimes being committed on the planet right now, how hypocritical the church is in whom it condemns
Venezuelan authorities have intercepted three state oil company (PDVSA) chartered tankers loaded with illegal cargos of fuel and allegedly en route to the Caribbean
U.S. Special Ops Missions in Africa Fail to Stem Rising Tide of Terror Groups, Coups, and Human Rights Abuses
People who work in gardens eat 2.5 more servings of fruits or vegetables than those who do not
There is alarmingly little organizing that aims at changing the abysmal character of U.S. foreign policy
If you are intent on contributing to social change won’t you address issues that need voice because they aren’t visible, not issues everyone has already written to death?
Politicians toy with the notion of prison reform. Until we take the profit out of prison, there can be no real solutions
Recent statements by Bolivia’s Vice President Alvaro Garcia regarding nongovernmental organisations in Bolivia have triggered off a heated debate on the left
While activists are gearing up to demonstrate at the international negotiations on climate change in Paris this December, the real decisions are being made at the national level. And that’s where the pressure needs to be
Anyone called upon to support wars or warlords should learn the priorities embraced at the Borderfree Center – and switch sides
Prolonged solitary confinement, like other forms of torture, destroys a person’s dignity
A new trial for the cover-up of the 1994 attack on Argentina’s Jewish community center offers opportunities for justice, but also for more impunity
For decades, women around the world have resisted patriarchy and the culture and institutions that produce it. But where are their allies?
The idea of cutting off territory from a nationalistic government who has the crazy idea of using its own resources for its own people, as the American oil giant ExxonMobil is now doing in the disputed territory between Venezuela and Guyana, is as old as American expansionism