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Aleida Guevara: “Peoples must have the right to live their own story, their own life.”

Keynote speech at the Summit at the End of the World by Aleida Guevara, revolutionary doctor and daughter of Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Kate Hudson: Why Peace and Disarmament are at the Heart of Nonalignment

As our world spirals toward the catastrophe of nuclear war, there has never been a greater need for a new global balancing, a rejection of great power war, exploitation, and aggression

Jessica Corbett: Groups Sue Biden Admin for Threatening ‘Climate-Imperiled’ Wildlife

One campaigner said the “cursory approval of more than 3,500 drilling permits contradicts President Biden’s pledges to address the terrifying threat of climate change.”

Marlon Ettinger: Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s Left-Wing Coalition Has the Neoliberals Terrified

The first round of France’s parliamentary elections saw left-wing coalition NUPES come first nationally

Noam Chomsky: Welcome to a Science-Fiction Planet

How George Orwell’s Doublethink Became the Way of the World

Gimena Sánchez: Reversal of Fortune for Colombia’s Left?

Please Help ZNet           Source: The Analysis Leftist presidential candidate Gustavo Petro and his running mate Francia Márquez were expected to make history on May 29th by becoming shoo-ins for the run-off election. However, despite the strong first-round showing they are now expected to lose the June 19th run-off against a Read more…

Walden Bello: The Global South in the WTO: Time to Go on the Offensive

The WTO is in crisis. The Global South should take advantage and claim the policy space it needs to adapt to a de-globalizing world economy

Jessica Corbett: Flawed WTO Proposal on Vaccine Patents ‘Worse Than None at All’

The text proposed by rich nations, “is nothing more than a PR stunt intended to kill off the possibility of a genuine intellectual property waiver.”

Jake Johnson: ‘The American People Support Me, Not You’

Sanders Makes Case for Progressive Agenda

Hamilton Nolan: The AFL-CIO’s Official New Goal: Continued Decline

The union federation’s new organizing plan aims low. Very low

Michael Sainato: ‘Workers Are Winning’

Colorado Law Hailed As Important Victory for Public Sector Workers

Kiera Butler: How American Influencers Built a World Wide Web of Vaccine Disinformation

65 percent of vaccine disinformation on Facebook and Twitter came from just 12 people

Jennifer Ruth: Faculty Must Unite to Resist Pandemic Opportunism

When COVID-19 descended upon the United States, college and university administrators used the disruption caused by the pandemic to slash the jobs of adjunct faculty

Ruth Wilson Gilmore: How Can We Organize in Ways That Challenge Boundaries and Defy Exclusion?

How do social movements convince people to identify with and take part in political struggle beyond a particular group or narrow economic interest?

William Boucher: Rebuilding France’s Left Is Also About Putting Workers in Parliament

France Insoumise wants to change the face of parliament

Michael Moore: Twin Cities Nurses Picket, Demand Hospitals put Patients over Profits

“For two years now we’ve been asked to put ourselves last, but now it’s become an expectation”

Jaisal Noor: How organizers in North Carolina are bridging racial and class divides

Interview with members of Down Home North Carolina about how they are working to build working-class, grassroots power one voter at a time

Juan Cole: This Week’s Climate Disasters in US are Giving us a Glimpse of our Future

The reality will be much worse if we don’t stop putting all that carbon dioxide into our atmosphere

Donna Katzin: The Movements Taking Climate Action Where Leaders and Media Won’t

“People power is what is going to make the real and huge difference in the world today”

Leslie Cagan: Why the Spirit of June 12, 1982, Matters

Time for a new movement to stop the nuclear arms race

Ryan Grim: Meltdowns Have Brought Progressive Advocacy Groups to a Standstill

“My last nine months, I was spending 90 to 95 percent of my time on internal strife.”

Jake Johnson: New Survey of Voters Has Message for Biden: Fight Corporate Greed

“People across the country—and across party lines—want corporate giants and their enablers held to account”

Badri Raina: An Alternate Justice System Shames India’s Constitutional Democracy

A celestial weapon, the bulldozer will deliver a truly ‘swacch’ Bharat

Branko Marcetic: The January 6 Hearings Are Failed Political Theater

The January 6 hearings fail to tackle the most important questions about the incident; they won’t hold anyone accountable; and most Americans have tuned them out

Heikki Patomäki: NATO Membership May Spell End of Finland & Sweden as Social Democracies

Interview on the reasons Finland and Sweden have opted to join NATO and the potential consequences for Nordic social democracy

Liberation Staff: Apple store workers in Baltimore County to hold union vote

The only way to fight back is through organizing and uniting.

Logan Gilbert: Researchers at Uw Vote Yes on Unionization

In a vote of 606-104, researchers at the University of Washington have voted to unionize across all three campuses

Robert Hunziker: The Overshoot Dilemma

By the time 1.5C hits there may not be enough pieces left to put Humpty Dumpty back together again

Marjorie Cohn: Torture Memo Lawyer John Yoo Devises Theory for Stealing Presidential Elections

Twisting the law to fit his nefarious agenda isn’t new to Yoo

Sonali Kolhatkar: If Poverty Is a Moral Issue, Then the U.S. Is Bankrupt

The Poor People’s Campaign, ahead of its June 18 gathering, is calling out the false pro-corporate rhetoric on poverty, wages, and inflation

Ellen Brown: The Food Shortage in Your Own Backyard

While the global food systems we depend on come under increasing strain, there’s a solution to the growing crisis that most Americans can find in their own backyards–or front lawns

Jessica Corbett: ‘People Over Pentagon’ Proposal

“How come when it comes to funding the Pentagon, no one asks how are we going to pay for it, but when it comes to funding healthcare, suddenly the government is poor?”

Sarah Schiffling: How countries are using the global crisis to gain geopolitical power

As major world powers blame each other for their role in driving the current crisis, distributing a limited amount of food to meet global demand will be a defining issue of 2022

George Monbiot: Pirates of the North Sea

The government’s attempt to hide a toxic waste disaster heralds a new bonanza for organized crime

Benjamin Barber: The Movement to Restore Ex-Felons’ Voting Rights is Focusing on the States

Felony disenfranchisement laws are rooted in the Jim Crow era and were implemented to suppress Black electoral power

Pablo Ruiz: Elections in Colombia: Between Hopes and Concerns

On Sunday 19 June, all eyes will once again be on Colombia and the results of the second round of the presidential elections

Stefano Palombarini: A Mélenchon Government Would Shake the Foundations of Neoliberalism in Europe

The coalition’s victory would shake the neoliberal order in France and across the European Union

Joel Harden: Fighting for a World Beyond Capitalism

The fight against renewed Progressive Conservative rule in Ontario will be an uphill battle. New Democratic Party MPP Joel Harden, hot off his reelection, is ready to rumble

Steven Greenhouse: Labor’s John L. Lewis Moment

Will today’s unions invest big-time in the young workers now beginning to rebuild American labor? Or will they remain AWOL and ensure the movement’s continued decline?

Robert Lipsyte: A Country Armed to the Teeth: And Strutting Toward the Apocalypse

Given the politics right now, it’s hard to imagine any administration attempting to begin the disarming of America

Robyn Gulliver: How Australia’s expanding environmental movement is breaking the climate action deadlock in politics

The environmental movement has achieved demonstrable impact and wields considerable power to affect change. Politicians ignore it at their peril

Ramzy Baroud: Russia’s Attempt at Reshaping the World Economy

The End of Laissez-Faire

Ralph Nader: Time for a Taxpayer Revolt Against Rich Corporate Welfarists

Corporatist politicians make you pay for big corporations to come to their corporate welfare-friendly state and make profits

Jake Johnson: Civil Society Slams Rich Nations for Acting as Big Pharma ‘Henchmen’

“We are deeply concerned that rich nations are negotiating to protect the interests of pharmaceutical corporations… whatever the cost to public health”

Michael Myerson: All We Are Saying Is, Give Peace a Chance

Please Help ZNet             Source: Portside Beats me how I came to head up the U.S. Peace Council. I mean, I know that I was asked to do so by the Communist Party, but have no idea why, of all people, I was the chosen one. I was hardly an Read more…

Miski Noor: We Don’t Need More Evidence That Police Can’t Be Trusted

No executive order, consent decree, or any other incremental reform is enough to turn the tide on the violent nature of policing.

Tim Redmond: What the Boudin Recall Does—and Doesn’t—Mean for SF Politics

Low turnout, a deeply warped media narrative, and right-wing billionaire money framed a very conservative outcome. That’s the real story

William rivers Pitt: Jan. 6 Hearings Offer Evidence of “Culmination of an Attempted Coup”

“January 6th was the culmination of an attempted coup.”

Common Dreams Staff: At March for Our Lives, A Call for a Nationwide Strike of Schools

“Avoid attending school if your leaders fail to do the job”

Janos Marton: Here’s What the Criminal Justice Reform Movement Can Learn From Boudin’s Loss

Chesa Boudin’s loss was a setback, but the movement must keep growing stronger

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