Saif al-Islam Gaddafi’s sentence marks the latest episode of the secret war that Western powers have waged against Libya for more than three decades
A look at Mohammed Omer’s extraordinary Shell-Shocked: On the Ground under Israel’s Gaza Assault
Don’t just urge the right vote while pushing the propaganda. Oppose the propaganda as well
Sanders should make clear how he currently differs — or agrees — with Clinton on key aspects of war policies, foreign affairs and the military-industrial complex
The Kurdish experience has deeply influenced libertarian militants in Latin America
The under-regulation of guns is a conscious political project of the NRA
Women’s health/pro-choice sites have been under ruthless, relentless attack for decades and the cyber front of those attacks has now expanded significantly
Can we slowly chip away at the militarized state while reallocating its funds, materials and personnel to more worthwhile projects, like preparing for and enduring climate change?
This August 6th and 9th millions of people will mark the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in those cities and at events around the world. Some will celebrate the recent deal in which Iran committed not to pursue nuclear weapons, and to comply with the non-proliferation treaty (NPT) and with Read more…
The top American military leaders who fought World War II, much to the surprise of many who are not aware of the record, were quite clear that the atomic bomb was unnecessary, that Japan was on the verge of surrender
In 1996, the year the War on Poverty was to be won, nearly one of every three young black men in America was under correctional supervision, whether in prison, on probation or on parole
It is time activists across the globe extended solidarity to those protesting to prevent the construction of a new military base in Okinawa, who are haunted by their memories
Hopefully, we’ll be able to help push the movement forward as other groups of adjuncts across the country seize power in their workplaces and make their voices heard
Thousands rally for Jeremy Corbyn
The Iran Nuclear Deal in Perspective
Here is the reaction of a lady to my article “Misanthropy, Conservatism, and the Referendum in Greece” of July 7, 2015: Vicki July 7, 2015 7:21 pm So you are calling me an asshole and expect me to participate with you? I don’t vote for liars and lazy politicians s – so stay all warm Read more…
Billionaire Silicon Valley libertarians are attempting to become wealthier at the expense of working people. That’s not disruption, that’s capitalism as usual
How presidential elections are detrimental to movement building
Why does the pro-choice movement so often find itself in a defensive crouch?
The Nagasaki Experience
What might a global Black Lives Matter movement look like?
Under the guise of fighting ISIS, Turkey’s president is re-igniting a bloody war with the Kurds for his own political purposes
Amazon’s success lies in worker exploitation and intrusions into consumers’ private lives
Student funding changes will hit the poor hardest and transfer wealth upwards
We have reached the point where Puerto Rico simply has no more money to pay the loan sharks
US progressives should clearly define what a progressive foreign policy looks like
A Foreign Policy article by Roberto Lovato represents a crack in a huge propaganda edifice
There is little doubt that a coordinated effort to destabilize the country’s economy exists
Government steps that encourage business and consumers to take millions of consequential decisions are essential
Greece’s left-wing government stood up to their creditors, only to be politically executed. Is the far right set to pick up the mantle?
Something Missing at the SCLC
The arson attack by two Israeli settlers that killed a toddler has been called terrorism and sparked outrage by both Palestinians and Israelis.
Democratizing the Green Party’s London mayoral campaign and the future of the Greens
What lessons does the Greek cul-de-sac hold for left strategy more broadly speaking?
This political force is rooted in Venezuela’s poor majority, mobilized within the state and on the street to defend the Bolivarian revolution and advance its revolutionary aims
On Greece’s economic crisis
I think that what our European partners and creditors wrested is a Pyrrhic victory, but that at the same time it represents a great moral victory for Greece and its left government.
Or How Patriotism Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry
Little Ali is no different from the 490 Palestinians killed in Israel’s last summer war on Gaza, which killed nearly 2,200 Palestinians, mostly civilians
Kshama Sawant has shown how electoral and movement politics can grow together
After Greece, the road to a democratic, social United States of Europe passes through ‘Brexit’ and a toppling of the post-democratic tyranny that is the European Union
On Friday morning, residents of San Felix, a city in Venezuela’s southeastern state of Bolivar, overturned a bus and looted various markets, in a mass reaction to rising prices.
The prevalence and persistence of the wage gap makes it clear that this is not an isolated, individual phenomena but an inequality that’s reinforced by our national economic and cultural systems
Oil is often seen as the root cause of conflict in the Middle East, but in the coming years water might come to overtake it as a key source of dispute
Funding Our Children, Not Our Wars
The forces misusing the problems of properly treating such increasingly desperate “undesirables” represent a growing threat, far more dangerous than the old Know-Nothings . . . and eager to seize their chances
The president’s Clean Power Plan includes deeper emissions cuts but also numerous concessions to the industry
The United States Institute of Peace chairperson, Stephen Hadley, is a relentless hawk whose advocacy for greater military intervention often dovetails closely with the interests of Raytheon
It is now clear that the European authorities do not intend to let the Greek economy recover any time in the foreseeable future
The UN is moving forward in a regulation of debt restructuring processes that threatens to affect the power of the US and its allies