Alabama prisons: ON STRIKE!

by Devin Cole, published on Workers World, January 5, 2020 from: Occupied Muscogee Creek / Cherokee / Yuchi / Choctaw / Shawnee / Chickasaw land As of Jan. 1, 2021, incarcerated workers in Alabama’s odious prison system are on strike!  Led by the Free Alabama Movement, incarcerated workers throughout the state of Alabama have put down their work tools and[…]

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The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost

Black Alliance for Peace Statement on January 6 Right Wing Protests in DC Two Januarys ago, an obscure politician from a minor political party named Juan Guaido assumed a one-month chairmanship of the Venezuelan National Assembly. Then he promptly declared himself the interim president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The bizarre declaration had no legal standing. But that did[…]

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We Need to Build a Unified Independent Movement for Change

​​UNAC Statement on the Right-wing Mob Attack at the Capitol Building While largely peaceful demonstrations against police killings of African Americans have been met by violent repression, the attempted takeover of the US Capitol by a white supremacist mob saw very light security and even collaboration. When UNAC organized a peaceful demonstration in Chicago at the NATO summit in 2012, there were[…]

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Violent Right Wing Forces Have Been Activated, It Requires Strategic Action To Stop Them

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, January 10, 2021 Since the assault on the US Capitol on January 6 by right-wing Trump supporters, the fallout has been rapid. The Democrats, both elected officials and voters, were quick to jump on the impeachment train. Some elected officials are calling for Members of Congress who supported the events to resign and[…]

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What the New York Times Left Out of the Picture on Venezuela

by Michelle Ellner, published on CodePink ‘Pink Tank’ Blog, January, 2021 On December 8th, The New York Times published its celebrated “Year in Pictures” article.  It showed two pictures from Venezuela, one displaying confrontation and the other despair, thus making it seem as if the country is living some kind of dystopian nightmare. As a Venezuelan-American and a photographer, I[…]

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Trump Fanatics Invade Capitol as His Presidency Disintegrates

by Jeff Mackler, from Socialist Action, January 10, 2020 Chaos and disarray marked an electrified Washington, D.C. political scene in the days immediately following the Wednesday, Jan. 6 President Donald Trump-instigated rampaging mob that stormed the Capitol Building aimed at preventing an in-session joint meeting of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate from certifying Joseph Biden’s Nov. 3 Electoral[…]

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