A Genuine Populist is Running for West Virginia Governor. His Donor Rolls Broke the State’s Campaign Finance Software
May Basque peace continue
Donald Trump’s admiration for authoritarian government leaders, who obstruct or dismantle democratic institutions in their state, has been consistent since taking office
When is a war crime not a war crime? When it’s committed by us, of course
Why is Trump doing this now?
How Global News Agencies and Western Media Report on Geopolitics
A new report shows that three-quarters of the money that individuals donated to pro-Democrat outside spending groups in 2018 came from finance founders and executives.
Can anybody in their right mind think that the private sector can save us right now, the very sector that failed to develop our economy for decades and decades?
While US statehouses pass extremist anti-abortion legislation, the Trump Administration has taken its war on abortion worldwide, cutting off funding to any overseas organization or clinic that will not agree to a complete ban on even discussing it
“We must build a future that protects the right of all women to have children, the right of all women to not have children, and the right to bring children up in a safe and healthy environment.”
Ecosocialist system change is what the climate movement should now be fighting for to avert a climate holocaust
And a radical Green New Deal is at its heart
Because the Dems did not have 2 Key Allies
Corporate media often depicts major social upheavals as single-issue affairs — to see how movements and struggles connect we need to look beyond the headlines
The bankruptcy of one of the largest domestic coal producers in the country has revealed that the company maintains financial ties to many of the leading groups that have sowed doubt over the human causes of global warming
As Anti-Choice Laws Multiply, Many Already Are Living In It
Examining the history of radical research at the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science
The success of these unlikely alliances challenges political stereotypes. Some progressives tend to dismiss rural whites as recalcitrant and unwilling to treat people who are different as equals
Interview on this election cycle and how it relates to the long-term project of building progressive infrastructure in the city
Are ExxonMobil Executives the most evil people in the 200K-yr-long History of Humanity?
It was 7 AM April 30th in Caracas when I awoke to hear gun shots outside my hotel. Our group, seven US citizens and one Canadian, had been in here since April 27 attending a housing conference and looked forward to the next day’s May Day celebration
Gargoyles loom from the firmament, Monstrous mouths at the ready— Will the flood they will spew Be of blood, or rain that is heady? A billion eyes look askance At a circumstance That may see reptiles retake the earth, Or peacocks in nuptial dance. A draught of dread souls sears Into a primal-parched Read more…
Donald Trump and his team, led by National Insecurity Advisor John Bolton, are playing rogue right now with two countries not currently under U.S. control, Iran and Venezuela
The environmental narrative has been irrevocably changed: public concern is at an all-time high, with a clear majority of UK voters now backing (comparatively) radical action
The Yellow Vests represent a spontaneous, self-organized social movement has ever held out for half a year in spite of repression while retaining its autonomy, resisting cooptation, bureaucratization and sectarian splits
On May 16, law enforcement agents broke into the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., and arrested the four remaining members of the Embassy Protection Collective. “We denounce these arrests, as the people inside were there with our permission, and we consider it a violation of the Vienna Conventions,” Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Ron said. For 36 days, Read more…
Judges of the highest court were anguished that democracy was in “peril”, but seem to be reluctant to take the necessary steps to ensure elections are “free and fair”
A Business Model From Hell and the War in Yemen
A Mother’s Choice Between a Child’s Care and Bankruptcy
Is the U.S. lurching towards another illegal war in the Middle East?
How Turkey Defied the U.S. and Became a Killer Drone Power
As a scholar and educator, there are times when standard tools of teaching, publishing, and public speaking aren’t enough. There are times when we need to put our bodies on the line
Major UN report warns 1 million species are at risk of extinction
Industrial fishing is the biggest threat to our blue planet. So why don’t we act on it?
Interview on the growing threat of war with Iran and the role of National Security Advisor John Bolton, who Benjamin says has been pushing for war with Iran for years
The Trump administration is now in full disinformation mode, using all the classical techniques of propaganda to put the gullible US public on a war footing with Iran. Here is how it is done
In this new union movement a new attitude to workplace organising can be found, one based on action, militancy and unconditional support
British General Says No Evidence of ‘Increased Threat’ From Iran
We need look beyond individual punishment to tackle a crisis which pervades the fabric of our society
Federal Authorities Back Down After Threatening to Evict Peace Activists Inside
The only upside to Bolton’s dangerous aggression toward Iran is that it may put him too far out in front of Trump
This is the twentieth and last essay in a multipart series addressing the surge in interest in and support for socialism, what the surge means, what it seeks or will seek, where it might extend, and how it might unfold
Alabama’s Abortion Bill Heads to State Senate
And who is caught between an economy reliant on oil revenues and a sanctions regime designed to create suffering? The people caught in the squeeze of factors beyond their control
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem
By moving to a network of local campaigns, it’s possible to support both the Green New Deal and keep carbon in the ground
What You Can’t See Can Hurt You
A two-to-one ratio of Black unemployment to white unemployment is a national outrage
Ever wonder if the nuclear reactor near you has an evacuation plan that would work in an emergency?
Iran is only marginally reflected in the U.S. news, which means the American public does not hear voices that express the human suffering caused by the U.S. government far beyond its borders