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There are certainly plenty of people whose actions during this pandemic have been despicable. But they are vastly outnumbered by those who, during this difficult time, are performing admirably, some heroically
The question is whether Covid-19 will awaken us to the stark inequalities of our world, or does it simply represent a new cause of impoverishment for the vast swathes of humanity who have long been disregarded by the public’s conscience?
Will the new era be a “Fortress Earth” or a harbinger of a transformed society based on a new set of values?
Black and Latinx Communities at Epicenter of Epicenter of the Pandemic
It is critical for us to recognize we have power right now, even with the massive toll the pandemic is taking on us as frontline workers
Why We Must Organize Before Congress Acts
Visa Rules Make That Illegal
The late Martin Khor united activists, officials, and thought leaders against trade and climate policies that plundered the Global South. Here’s how his comrades remember him
A look at XR NYC’s April Fool’s event and catch up with dancing rebels in Italy. There’s good news from the Standing Rock, and a beautiful ‘Exploring XR’ piece from rebels in Uganda braving the law to stand up for the Earth
How Odd, He Negotiated the Nuclear Deal
"We're going to do it as soon as possible. So it can be useful, not just for this extraordinary situation, and that it remains forever," the minister of economic affairs said
Calling for this new party, I represent no organization nor any mass base; just an old-timer with...historical perspective
I have retained Trump’s numerous linguistic infelicities. It should be noted that Trump sometimes refers to himself in the third person
Fania and Angela Davis On a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism
New Center of Gravity for the Resistance
On faith, humour and 'Dutch Candy'
Four Voices from the Altos de Lidice Communal Healthcare System
If we can expand our consciousness and compassion, we can begin to comprehend our government’s behavior in the world and come out of this pandemic demanding to be better members of the human family
Stephen Smith’s Progressive Populist Campaign for West Virginia Governor Has Become a Covid-19 Response Program
The coronavirus crisis forces us to reconsider the business of business
In the early weeks when the virus emerged in Wuhan, the Chinese government neither suppressed evidence nor did their warning systems fail
Its Face is Cruel and Selfish
There’s a lot to learn from our fellow human beings’ efforts toward peace and justice. If we pay attention, stay alert, and take notes, we might find our own work for change grows in power, strength, and wisdom
Since the 1980s—as neoliberalism established itself as the leading version of capitalism, which in its turn became increasingly dependent on the logic of the financial sector—the world has been living in a permanent state of crisis
Even in the most threadbare health systems, cannibalized by austerity, it is the nurses and doctors, the ambulance paramedics and the janitors, who have been heroic in their work
While focus has been on addressing the biological devastation wrought by the virus, the economic devastation keeps growing
If Local 26 is forced to strike again, one thing is clear: It will do so not only as the representative of its own members, but as the champion of everyone who knows they are threatened by climate change
Bernie Sanders mocks Republicans over coronavirus aid
"So today, what I would like to do is to read the Green New Deal resolution for all those who are interested…"
Some of the Founders and Framers of the Constitution did more than turn over in their graves... they actually resurfaced to sing “The Day Democracy Died.”
A searing musical rejoinder to the "thoughts and prayers" reaction to gun violence, from the Drive-By Truckers new album, "The Unraveling"
Reggae great Bob Marley would have been 75 on Feb 6. In Redemption Song, Marley calls his listeners to action: "Won't you help to sing / These songs of freedom?"
Interview on aging and retirement in America
We live with a profound paradox. Our lives are powerfully...
In Spain around 80.000 people are infected, or sick, and...
Don’t quite understand the attitude nor the point of view...
Diana Johnstone, Circle in the Darkness: Memoir of a World...
Long before the advent of the coronavirus pandemic left people...
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Provost: Who’s happy?
Escudero: Housing Is Health
Early: Pandemic-Related Pause?
Marx: Nationalize Amazon
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Nelson Airline Relief Bill
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Albert Essay Series on Socialist Upsurge
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Classlessness? / Markets or what?
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Some Strategic Implications
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Gender and Sexuality
Socialism or Participatory Society
Socialism: Ecology or Nothing