Challenges For Social Movements Now That Trump Has Been Defeated

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, November 9, 2020 Change doesn’t come from the top, especially within a manipulated ‘democracy’ as exists in the United States. When social transformation occurs, it follows years of educating, organizing and mobilizing at the grassroots. Elected leaders who represent that transformation ride on a wave created by social movements, not the other way[…]

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Stand with the People of Nigeria #EndSARS

Statement from Pan-African Community Action (PACA) & the U.S. Out of Africa Network We are clear that at the root of escalating brutal and lethal repression in Nigeria is the economic and political alienation born from decades of Western neo-colonialism and an unsustainable global economy. The government forces shielding a comprador class in Nigeria are intensifying police repression against valiant[…]

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Greek workers tell Pompeo: ‘Go home’!

By G. Dunkel posted on Workers World, October 7, 2020 Students and teachers at over 700 schools and universities throughout Greece walked out the first week of October. Thousands of workers marched in Thessaloníki, both at the beginning and at the end of September. Workers and other progressives had sharp confrontations with the cops. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo[…]

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Afghanistan Diary

by Sarah Ball, published on Voices for Creative Nonviolence, October 26, 2020 On October 24th, in Afghanistan, a deadly explosion hit Kabul’s Kawsar e Danish tutoring center, killing 24 people, most of whom were students, aged 15-26. At least 57 people were injured. A wave of violence has spiraled across the country, including U.S. aerial attacks against Taliban targets in[…]

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If Trump won’t quit — SHUT! IT! DOWN!

by Larry Holmes, published on Workers World, October 20, 2020 The Rochester Labor Council passed a very forward-thinking resolution on Oct. 8, calling on the AFL-CIO to call a general strike if President Donald Trump refuses to leave office. Soon after, the Central Wisconsin Area Labor Federation passed a similar resolution. The Southern Workers Assembly called for “No business as[…]

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Trump Threatens Election Day Coup: Into the Streets! Shut It Down!

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, October 24, 2020 President Donald Trump responded on Sept. 23 to a reporter’s question “Win, lose, or draw in this election, will you commit here today for a peaceful transfer of power after the election?” Trump said, “We’re going to have to see what happens…We want to get rid of the [mail-in] ballots,[…]

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Assange Hearing: Testimonies Undermine US Indictment, Provide Grounds For Dismissal

by Tom Coburg, published on Popular Resistance, September 27, 2020 Week three of the hearings at the Old Bailey for Julian Assange‘s extradition to the US heard testimony from a computer security expert that may prove to be critical. That testimony could be used to undermine the first indictment raised against the WikiLeaks founder and therefore weaken the entire case. Other testimonies may[…]

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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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