The Treason of the Ruling Class

by Chris Hedges, published on ScheerPost, June 2, 2020 The ruling elites no longer have legitimacy. They have destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state. What the Roman philosopher Cicero called a commonwealth, a res publica, a “public thing” or the “property of a people,” has been transformed into an instrument of naked pillage and repression[…]

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The Era Of Mass Strikes Begins On May 1, First Day Of General Strike Campaign

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, April 26, 2020 On Friday, May 1, an ongoing General Strike campaign begins. This campaign could become the most powerful movement in the United States and reset the national agenda. It comes when the failures of the US political system have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic, which triggered an[…]

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Remaking The Economy For The People

The Decade Of Transformation Is Here: Remaking The Economy For The People Kevin Zeese & Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, March 29, 2020 The pandemic, economic collapse and the government’s response to them are going to not only determine the 2020 election but define the future for this decade and beyond. People are seeing the failure of the US[…]

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Sanctions Kill! End US Sanctions on Nicaragua

by Chuck Kaufman, published on NicaNotes, February 26, 2020 When we hear the word sanctions, most Latin America solidarity activists think immediately of Venezuela. But Nicaragua is also the target of unilateral coercive measures illegally imposed by the US and the most serious sanction, the NICA Act, can’t be blamed on the Trump regime since it was imposed by Congress.[…]

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