Yanis Varoufakis Calls for Boycott of Amazon on Black Friday!

by Yanis Varoufakis, published on DiEM25, 11/26/2020 This is an interesting Global Call to Action. This is a strategy I have long advocated in other campaigns so I hope they do this again.  I also published a WW article describing some of the local protests against Amazon in the US.   One interesting point: On Saturday, the day after this boycott,[…]

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BLM Chapters Demand “Accountability” from Trio that Cashed In on the Movement

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report,  December 3, 2020 Ten chapters of the national Black Lives Matter organization are in open revolt against the individuals that have treated the mass movement as their personal vehicle for upward political, professional and financial advancement. “The BLMGNF became the principal beneficiary of millions of dollars in individual and corporate philanthropy.” In 2013 three Black[…]

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US Dictatorship of (White) Capital and Its Tools of Bamboozlement

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, September 24, 2020 The New York Times and fellow corporate media discourage Americans from organizing against the rule of the rich by pretending that People Power is a fantasy. “The ruling class is very much aware that the only force capable of countering the power of Capital is the Power of the People in[…]

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US Government Fears China Will Give Away COVID-19 Vaccine for Free

by Alan McLeod, published on MintPress News, May 4, 2020 he number of official global coronavirus mortalities surpassed a quarter of a million people today, including over 69,000 in the U.S. (although this is very likely an undercount). Polls show that the American people are extremely worried about contracting the virus. However, the government has a much bigger concern: that[…]

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Layoffs Skyrocket, Virus Deaths Soar, Opposition Grows

by James Fortrin, published on Socialist Action, March 31, 2020 This article is long but it tells us, in detail, how we got to where we are now, with the economy shut down and schools closed (for the year in many places), thousands sick and dying and people who supported themselves only a month ago lining up at food pantries[…]

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The Importance of Neighborhood Banks

 Ellen Brown  Interviews Economist Michael Hudson on Its Our Money, Show #124,  March 12, 2020 Michael Hudson: [00:00:00] There’s recognition that commercial banking has become dysfunctional and that most loans by commercial banks are either against assets – in which case the lending inflates the prices of real estate, stocks and bonds – or for corporate takeover loans. The economy’s[…]

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Under US Pressure, Social Media Companies Censor Critical Content and Suspend Venezuelan,Iranian and Syrian Accounts

by Ben Norton, published on  The Grayzone, January 12, 2020 The Donald Trump administration is ramping up its information war against Venezuela, Iran, and Syria. And it has enlisted social media platforms as weapons in its assault on these top regime-change targets. In the first two weeks of January, Twitter suspended dozens of accounts run by real, live people —[…]

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Austerity and Militarism

In the U.S. They are Never Called Human Rights Violations, but They Both Kill by Ajamu Baraka, June 19, 2019 Trump’s 2020 budget proposal reflects another significant increase in military spending along with corresponding cuts in spending by Federal agencies tasked with the responsibility for providing critical services and income support policies for working class and poor people. Trump’s call[…]

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India Under Narendra Modi

Photo Above: Narendra Modi campaigning on Hindu supremacy in Gujarat when he was governor of that province India Under Narendra Modi: A Throwback to Germany Under the 1930s or are We Imagining Things? by Anjan Basu, from CounterCurrents, April 9, 2019 Editor’s Note: Normally I find comparison’s with Hitler tedious and lacking creativity.   It’s true that N. Modi is a[…]

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