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The event is significant, almost historic, in a conservative and disoriented Greek society, which is always seeking a left worthy of its name
Unless we act and hold the military accountable for their extreme negligence and haphazard usage of equipment and chemicals that has persisted for decades, incidents like the one in Hawaii will continue to arise.
After facing 98% unemployment in the depths of the pandemic, the strongest union in Las Vegas has risen again
I’m Taking an Eco-Holiday From It All (and So Are My Kids)
America needs a labor party. A party of the working class. But right now it has nothing that even vaguely resembles either one
With 97% of 46,887 polling stations reporting Sunday, Gabriel Boric had 56% of the votes, compared to 44% for his opponent
Rather than address the underlying issues of the nursing shortage crisis, health care providers are exploiting it in order to further consolidate power at the top of industry hierarchies — and break the power of organized labor
Let’s turn our sadness, anger and frustration into the organized power of the people which, alone, can win victories and bring into being a new world
Here’s hoping this year’s ripple of militancy is followed by a much bigger wave. We’re going to need all the power we can muster
The idea that sickness must be profitable reaches deep into the ideological heart of neoliberalism
Purdue Pharma/ Sackler Family Fails in End Run around Justice
Our infallible crystal ball reveals that 2022 will make workers want to holler
The corporate-backed campaign to recall Seattle’s socialist City Councilor Kshama Sawant, which stretched on for a contentious 16 months, has concluded with a victory for Sawant, who will remain in her seat as the lone leftist of the council
“I do not respect the arrogance of any member of the Senate who says, ‘You know what, I’m going to torpedo this entire bill,'” said Sen. Bernie Sanders
In a historic victory decades in the making, Student Researchers at the University of California have won union recognition and will soon begin bargaining
The future of democracy in the US will be decided by the increasing collapse of conscience, the undermining of truth, and a mass consciousness that supports violence as a central weapon for social change
To create a world where we all have a home, we have to dismantle the border regime — not just borders, but all bordering, all ordering and all exploitative regimes
While he is no Donald Trump, Biden has been revealed in this oil lease fiasco as yet another lying politician willing to eat dirt for the fossil fuel industry
If mRNA technology could be shared with the listed companies, “we could vaccinate the world in as close to six months from now”
The historian has been at the forefront of telling the lost stories of U.S. radicalism—in comic book form—for nearly two decades
Nuclear energy is too dangerous, too expensive, and too sluggishly deployable to play a significant role in mitigating the climate crisis
The landscape is clearly shifting and Amazon has already shown how scared they really are
The New Jersey Democrat claimed that a protester screamed “Jew!” at him and that Jamal Khashoggi’s organization has links to Al Qaeda
Right out of the playbook: hype the threat of a potential Chinese naval base facing the Atlantic, get more funding for military operations
“By exposing their actual records, we hope to spur primary challengers, especially in thoroughly Blue districts where the primary is the only competitive election.”
Review of Love in a Time of War: My years with Robert Fisk, by Lara Marlowe
Please Help ZNet Source: Monthly Review John Molyneux and Owen McCormack: Given the extreme summer weather and the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, just how bad are things now? What do you believe the time scale is for catastrophe and what do you think that catastrophe Read more…
Amidst capitalist crises, social movements are telling new stories about what it means to be human, revealing our collective power to refuse and create
The feminist icon, who has died aged 69, leaves behind a rich, powerful legacy
What are the institutions—public and civic—that could roll back this fast-approaching U.S.-style fascism with the snarling visage of serial criminal and constitutional violator, Donald J. Trump?
My point is that it’s more effective politically to challenge the inequality and injustice directly and bypass the debate over whether it should be called “racism.”
As for the Rumsfelds and the Kissingers of the world, of the last century, we, all of us, should be ashamed for allowing them to do what they did
Interview on Union Drives & Worker Revolts
What I fear is that, socially speaking, we’re afraid of change. We’re not afraid to wage war; we’re not afraid to kill. But we’re afraid of change
Becky Pringle, the country’s top Black labor leader, has plunged the National Education Association into the reckoning unfolding in public schools
“OSHA must act swiftly to extend lifesaving protections for health care workers and to create new Covid-19 safety rules for all workers.”brett wil
A look at the European Forum 2021 Brussels
At around 4:00 AM on the morning of December 10, houseless people and community organizers in Spokane, Washington, began to set up an encampment in front of City Hall
The Biden administration must immediately dismiss the indictment of Julian Assange and withdraw its extradition request. The life of Assange and investigative journalism as we know it hang in the balance.
While her contributions to feminism are widely appreciated, bell hooks also published groundbreaking work on film, the visual arts, education, and a host of other subjects. She helped shape the modern U.S. cultural landscape
Where the Congress leader may have erred is in characterising all those present in the Jaipur audience as Hindus
Please Help ZNet Source: Systemic Disorder Many people, especially those with eyes open to the ravages of capitalism, know what they don’t want. Fewer know what they do want. That is understandable, given that the task of building mass movements on so many fronts is daunting. But while Read more…
Parliamentarians and public figures from over 15 countries unite in defense of Chilean democracy ahead of 19 December elections.
“I come to this conclusion because I believe the current court threatens the democratic foundations of our nation,” the senator said in an op-ed.
In Chile, voters will determine a close runoff election between far-right candidate José Antonio Kast and leftist Gabriel Boric, a former student leader
The Chilean candidate represents a class of Latin American politicians who appear more revolutionary than they really are
Will MIT commit to contract negotiations?
Interview on the global struggle to keep this world safe to live in, and how racism gets in the way
Owners gone. So, who decides what to do and how to do it?
As an almost classical consequence of capitalist markets, sovereignty in monetary terms exists only for big players