Category: US

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Arun Gupta: The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump

In reality, all the recent organizing gains will whither as the left is forced to wage losing defensive struggles against violent white nationalists

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Mark Weisbrot: Is Human Rights Watch Too Closely Aligned With U.S. Foreign Policy?

It is vitally important that human-rights organizations stick to their avowed principles and defend human rights without regard to the objectives of US foreign policy

Jon Queally: As Tribes Fight Pipeline, Internal AFL-CIO Letter Exposes ‘Very Real Split’

Leaked letter circulated within nation’s largest labor federation illustrates troubling disconnect when what working people deserve and what climate science compels are actually the same thing

William Barber: Release Video of Keith Scott Shooting, It Belongs to the Public

Understand, the public owns these videos. This is taxpayer money. It is wrong-headed. It is not the kind of openness that we need

Shaun King: It’s time for serious nationwide economic boycotts to end police brutality and racial injustice in America

It is time that we organize a passionate, committed, economic boycott. It must be painful. It must be unified

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Dave Zirin: A symbol that spread through the sports world

Interview about the tide of protest that has rolled over football at all levels and far beyond since Kaepernick’s action

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Juan Cole: Number of US Troops in Iraq Heading toward 6,000

The US plans to send another 500 troops to Iraq to help with the massive Mosul campaign, which will involve the Iraqi army and its allies, the Kurdistan paramilitary Peshmerga, hard line Shiite militias, and Sunni Arab tribal levies. US troops will not engage in war-fighting at the front, but will help call in air Read more…

Sonia Singh: Farmworkers Taste the Fruits of Victory

After three years of tireless organizing, 500 farmworkers at Sakuma Brothers Farms in Washington state have finally won union recognition

Alexander C. Kaufman: Elizabeth Warren Seems To Be Staking Out Her Place In A Clinton Presidency

Earlier this summer, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) became the spear tip of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, skewering Republican nominee Donald Trump in repeated head-to-head battles on Twitter. Now, the progressive firebrand appears to be staking out her role in a potential Clinton administration as a bulwark against the influence of Wall Street. “We believe Sen. Elizabeth Read more…

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Vincent Emanuele: The Riots Will Continue

The issues of policing, systemic racism, systemic economic inequality and political corruption will only become more prominent as existing institutions become increasingly militarized and violent

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