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Red Square Movement: Reviving student action and strike solidarity

A look at the recent history of student resistance in the UK and their work in organising co-ordinated national action

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Jessica Corbett: Workers in Maryland Vote to Form First US Apple Store Union

“This victory shows the growing demand for unions at Apple stores and different industries across our nation”

Noam Scheiber: Why a Rhodes Scholar’s Ambition Led Her to a Job at Starbucks

When she joined Starbucks in late 2020, not a single one of the company’s 9,000 U.S. locations had a union. Brisack hoped to change that by helping to unionize its stores in Buffalo

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Badri Raina: Will and Wit

Please Help ZNet         Time was when the Will was fallen But the Wit was erect. Then Satan sent Capital To rectify that defect.   Now, Wit is bonded to owner Will In lucrative pursuit, Keeping conscience at decent length When a bargain is afoot.   Not till an exhausted mother earth Read more…

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Jake Johnson: Global Applause as Leftist Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Presidency

Brazilian presidential frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Petro’s victory “strengthens democracy and progressive forces in Latin America.”

Joe Parkin Daniels: Former Guerrilla Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Election To Become First Leftist President

Former fighter in the M-19 militia beat populist business tycoon and fellow political outsider Rodolfo Hernández in runoff on Sunday

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Juan Cole: Greens return to French Parliament in Left Coalition, as Neoliberal Macron loses Majority

Both the Left and the fascist right saw a big increase in support

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Noam Chomsky: on Ukraine, Russia-NATO, Assange, Shireen Abu Akleh & COVID-Measures

Interview on the war in Ukraine and the role of NATO

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Ryan Grim: Overly Cautious Organizations and Imminent Roe Overturn Are Driving Staff Dissent

“We’re fucked. Roe is going to fall any day now. And we are going to have to set up bail funds.”

Austin C. McCoy: Juneteenth Reminds Us “In Between” Moments Are as Important as Uprisings

Juneteenth is a reminder that the quest for transformation is a long one.

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Vijay Prashad: Why Does the United States Have a Military Base in Ghana?

The U.S.-Ghana agreement permits this disregard for Ghana’s sovereignty

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Richard Eskow: US For-Profit Health System Is a Mass Killer

We could stop murdering our own population en masse by adopting a single-payer healthcare

Vanessa Guzman: Organized Labor Has to Challenge the Criminalization of Immigration

Unions could do more to stop the ongoing criminalization of immigration that Democrats are doing little to halt

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Thomas Klikauer: PsyOps & Corporate PR

Corporate masters no longer give journalists the time to go out to investigate

Jeremy Corbyn: History is ours to make

Our response to the cost-of-living crisis must become a significant chapter and key victory in the class struggle

Natalia Torres Garzon: What Petro & Hernández Offer Colombia’s Urban Poor

“We are talking about the vulnerability of ecosystems and people”

Sam Husseini: Stop Calling them “Justices” — That’s “Not Their Job”

No matter how vociferous the commentary against the court and its members, the honorific “Justice” remains prefixed to their names with remarkable regularity

Tyler Walicek: In Abortion Safe Havens, Organizers Prepare to Assist Those Fleeing Restrictions

“There are a lot of strong local groups but not a lot of national coordination.”

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Jessica Corbett: ‘Poverty Is Violence!’

Thousands of Demonstrators in DC Demand Economic Justice

Mike Kuhlenbeck: Workers at Planned Parenthood North Central States Organize Toward Union Election

With the future of “Roe” hanging in the balance, employees of the nonprofit are pushing for greater protections for both its patients and workers

Christine R. Riddiough: DSA Debates Show Growing Pains

DSA’s six-year growth spurt has fundamentally changed the organization

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Anatol Lieven: Why Russian Intellectuals Are Hardening Support for War in Ukraine

Horrified by the invasion, centrist elites like Dmitri Trenin nonetheless sense the US is using the conflict to destroy their country

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Barbara Epstein: Before Wokeness, There Was “Political Correctness”

Revisiting a left case against PC culture from the 90s

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Daisy Gonzalez-Perez: A decade of DACA helped thousands in Arizona

“There needs to be a permanent solution for DACA recipients, this country is lacking a comprehensive immigration reform”

Alex Kempton: Solidarity knows no borders

In threatening times, groups big and small must unite to win

Steven Greenhouse: AFL-CIO Unveils Plan To Grow but Some Union Leaders Underwhelmed

The AFL-CIO is facing growing pressure to undertake a bolder effort to help today’s burst of unionizing expand far faster

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Noam Chomsky: On the Future of Palestine & the Global Fight for Justice

Talk on the one-state solution, the BDS movement, Israeli apartheid and Palestinian resistance

Judith Levine: Beyond Revenge, What Does Jane’s Revenge Want?

The attacks on anti-abortion centers express a necessary militant fury. But the conflation of militance with violence is a mistake

Akin Olla: Why escalation is the best response in moments of crises

To win on gun violence and abortion, activists must engage in actions of escalation that match the public’s distress

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II: Poor People’s March on Washington Demands “Moral Reset”

The march will bring together thousands of people from diverse backgrounds to speak out against the country’s rising poverty rates, voter suppression in low-income communities

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Jessica Corbett: Poor People’s Campaign to Lead DC Assembly

‘We Won’t Be Silent or Unseen Anymore’

Lindsay Koshgarian: Only in Top Gun Can the Military Solve All Our Problems

In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe

Jim Wolfreys: Emmanuel Macron’s Presidency Has Nurtured Racism and the Far Right

France’s mainstream conservative party is in meltdown, while the far right is stronger than ever

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Ennedith Lopez: Mining Resistance from Alberta to Argentina

In Patagonia, an Indigenous community’s fight against repressive mining interests mirrors struggles across the hemisphere

Kevin Gosztola: UK Approves Assange Extradition

United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States

Progressive International: “In Colombia, we are fighting for life”

This Sunday, Colombians will vote in a presidential elections that will set a direction not only for Colombia, but for Latin America at large

Roger Harris: Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Façade

Summit of the Americas Flops

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Julia Conley: AOC Accuses NYC Council Leader of Punishing Kids

“There are some things in politics that are fair game. But who defunds after-school programming for underprivileged kids in public housing to score a political point?”

John Perry: Nicaragua a ‘Dictatorship’ When It Follows US Lead on NGOs

There is a much bigger story here that corporate media ignore

David Rovics: Breaking Even in the Gig Economy

When a place is growing, it grows fast.  When a place is decaying, it decays fast, too

Alexandria Shaner: The Activist’s Antidote: A Conversation about Depression, Hopelessness, & Burnout

In the midst of darkness, your struggle brings me joy and solace – and I hope you may accept the same pride, joy, and solace from mine.

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Jack Rasmus: US Sanctions & Future American Economic Empre

US sanctions are not new and have been applied by the US in both recent history (Venezuela, Iran) and well prior (Japan 1937-45, Latin America, Africa)

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Arundhati Roy: ‘India is becoming a Hindu fascist enterprise’

Please Help ZNet               Source: Al Jazeera English The bulldozing of Muslim homes is showing that India is “transitioning pretty brazenly into a criminal Hindu fascist enterprise”, says author Arundhati Roy

Laurence Cox: Why learning from each other’s struggles is vital to long-term movement success

Time is too short to reinvent the wheel if we want to win. Movements must take seriously how they train and strategize

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Sarah Lazare: Big Tobacco Is Funding Opposition to Global Covid Vaccine Access

Tobacco companies are bankrolling a group that is working to defeat an intellectual property waiver. And the companies have a direct interest in doing so

Steven Greenhouse: AFL-CIO Elects 1st Woman Pres. & African American Sec.-Treasurer

Will It Organize Amazon, Starbucks?

Rohan Rice: Racism forced me to leave teaching

Racism inherent in England’s school system is driving out teachers of color

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Boris Kagarlitsky: The Dialectics of Victory and Defeat

On winning by losing, and vice versa

Jamie Martin: The Rotten Roots of the IMF and the World Bank

Interview on the imperial origins of the world’s economic governance, imagining an alternative to these institutions, and his new book, The Meddlers

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Richard Falk: Human Rights and Confronting China Geopolitically

Opportunism in relation to human rights is not a path to peace and justice in our tormented world

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