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Professional historians have always been skeptical and the very tools of their profession are seditious, because history teaches us that things could have been different (contingency) and can still be different
Interview on the development of the protest movement in his place of birth over the past two decades, setting them within the context of broader political trends in mainland China and beyond
HCA Healthcare had brought in a phalanx of union-busting firms to intimidate nurses into voting no
In protest of femicide, the artists painted over portraits of all-male historical figures hanging in the National Human Rights Commission
“Now the American press is staring right down the barrel at the use of the Espionage Act against American journalists and publishers for doing journalism.”
“They’ve always put a price tag on our forehead, and just expect us to be quiet”
The press hasn’t broken its most destructive habits when it comes to covering Donald Trump
Under a media blackout, mine workers in Ukraine are refusing to come up from their mines – for wages, better conditions and an end to poor management.
The recent decision to block action on a second rescue package is a decision to increase the number of Americans in poverty, the number of children who go hungry
Massive protests last month forced Bolivia’s postcoup government to pledge that elections will take place on October 18
Trump Induced Normalization Agreements with Gulf Monarchies:
We will move forward together and we will accept nothing but freedom. We will not take one step back, and we will bring a new day to our beloved country
What human work may yield a fruit That outlasts hate, untruth, bigotry, if that work should issue from A soul in crooked jeopardy?
We cannot continue to promote the same unjust and oppressive educational structures that have endured for centuries
To organize against a government headed by Trump is to push against a thick stone wall. To organize against a government headed by Biden holds out the real potential of progressive breakthroughs
“It can be nothing more than a sad and sorry thing without the presence on the part of the sufferer of a graceful heart, a heart that holds no malice toward the inflictors of his or her suffering.”
The ‘Wall of Vets’ have demonstrated that they are most certainly continuing that long and important legacy through their peace work
When is the last time you read of a company that has actually substantially reduced its carbon emissions, or a bank that has removed its investments in, say, an oil or coal producer? They’re thinking about it, while Rome burns.
We must ensure that Trump’s attacks on the Postal Service end now
Never has it been more clear that our health system is broken
It’s anything but a sure thing. Election tampering is a huge industry. Massive campaign funding in the last days can have a major effect, as seems to have happened in 2016
What we have been naming as community control has to do with Black people in particular being able to determine policies, practice, procedures, as well as hiring and firing of police
While the Department of Homeland Security claimed that MPP would “decrease the… ability of smugglers and traffickers to prey on vulnerable populations,” in fact it does the opposite
The Black Lives Matter movement is the biggest social movement in American history with support beyond anything that’s ever been registered in the past. It’s not alone. It’s a sign of substantial changes in popular consciousness
Wildfires rage in the West. Hurricanes batter the East. Droughts and floods wreak damage throughout the nation. Life has become increasingly untenable in the hardest-hit areas, but if the people there move, where will everyone go?
“There are an awful lot of reasons why it is so important for Trump to be defeated and removed from the White House, but I continue to believe that the most important one is the climate crisis”
The Guardians of the Forest, a group of indigenous Guajajara in the Brazilian state of Maranhão, struggle to defend their land from invaders and to guarantee their survival in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic
GOP Ramps Up Assault on Voting Rights Across U.S. Ahead of Election
We should never be in the position of having to rely on the goodwill of a billionaire to allow democracy to work
Is this Athletic Revolt For Real and Is It a Danger to Donald Trump?
Following major defeats, the left on both sides of the Atlantic must urgently get stuck into community organising, movement building and political education
Portland’s new district attorney said he wouldn’t prosecute most protesters. Police kept arresting them anyway.
ore working-class muscles, politically speaking, might, like those ferrymen long ago, help the divided party to move and grow. It will be needed
A look into the practices putting immigrants detained in the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) — operated by private prison company LaSalle Corrections — at risk and allegedly irreparably harming their health and freedom
The purpose would be to ramp up US patriotism ahead of the November election and attempt to get the US public on Trump’s side as a war president
Interview about the state of the peoples’ movement
Inside the groundbreaking student organizing drive at Kenyon College
From the West Bank and Gaza to Washington, D.C. and beyond, Palestinians and their allies stress that only an end to Israel’s illegal occupation can bring peace to the Middle East.
Alice Walker, Noam Chomsky, and Daniel Ellsberg oppose the extradition of Julian Assange to the US to face charges under the Espionage Act
What the two class view leaves out, however, is that capitalists are not the only class that has major relative advantages
Interview on protecting the vote and mobilizing the Poor
Western capitalist approaches have created dangerous conditions in California, but Indigenous communities have managed fire as a natural part of the ecosystem
Scientists have been warning of the growing threat of climate change, and now those projections are a reality
What are the possible effects on our civil liberties from having high-tech surveillance platforms circling over millions of Americans, gathering information about our every move?
It’s important for US media not to propagate the myth of US exceptionalism, which often makes false accusations of “election theft” against Global South countries like Bolivia and Venezuela, and misleads Americans into thinking election theft “can’t happen”
It is difficult to think straight when the president is ruining your country in real time at the top of his voice and right in your face. That, of course, is the entire point of the exercise
Drug Use in the Covid-19 Moment
“The Green New Deal is not too expensive because the alternative is far, far more dreadful, more destructive.”
What we are really seeing in those pathetic half-swamped rubber boats bobbing up and down in the Channel are the thin end of the wedge of a vast exodus of people brought about by military intervention by the US and its allies
We all saw who you didn’t kneel beside. And we all saw whom you kneeled before.