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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The Power of United Front Mass Action vs. Anarchist Pretensions

Socialist Action’s 2020 Draft Political Resolution, published on Socialist Action website, September 24, 2020 So massive and widespread were the anti-racist Black Lives Matter mobilizations that few dared to characterize them as the violent deeds of small groups of looters, anarchists or other marginal elements. To the police and Trump charges of violent antifa [anti-fascist] outside agitators and window breaking[…]

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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 Decade of Transformation: Remaking International Relations

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, April 5, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic is magnifying the cruelty of US foreign policy. The economic collapse is showing the failure of neoliberalism and how the empire-economy is not working for the people of the world, including the United States. The US is losing its global dominance as it demonstrates[…]

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COVID-19 and Revolutionary Change

by Margaret Kimberley, published in Black Agenda Report, Freedom Rider, March 25, 2020 The genie has escaped from the bottle, revealing the deep injustices and cruelties that are embedded in US capitalism and its warped relationship to the peoples it rules, and the world. “COVID-19 is an opportunity to demand change while the people are paying attention to the crisis.”[…]

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Jeff Mackler for U.S. President in 2020: Socialist Action Campaigns for Socialism

Editor’s Note: Jeff Mackler, who leads Socialist Action in the Bay area. is a prominent member of the United National Antiwar Coalition and a very effective organizer in the antiwar movement.     At the rate things are going we will need a principled candidate to vote for in the next election. by Nick Baker Twenty Democrats faced off during two nationally[…]

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The “Squad” Will Have to Realize that You Can’t Defeat White Supremacy with White Supremacy

by Ajamu Baraka, from Black Agenda Report, July 8, 2019 The “squad” condemns Trump for his white nationalism, not understanding that as a white supremacist settler-colonial state, white nationalism is “American” nationalism. “Biden as a neoliberal white supremacist imperialist was always clear where he stood.” The story of Trump’s white nationalist tweets is still the object of intense discussion with the[…]

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Assembly of Yellow Vests says, ‘We must abandon capitalism’

By Rémy Herrera, Published on Workers World,  April 16, 2019 “Act 21” of the Yellow Vests took place on Saturday, April 6, as their demonstrations have every week for almost five months.  But a parallel event was held from April 5 to 7 in the evening in Saint-Nazaire, in Loire-Atlantique, which will certainly influence the course of future struggles in[…]

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The War on Venezuela is Built on Lies

2016 protests against removal of Chávez and Bolivar images from National Assembly. (Wikimedia) by John Pilger, Published on Consortium News, February 25, 2019 Travelling with Hugo Chavez, I soon understood the threat of Venezuela.  At a farming co-operative in Lara state, people waited patiently and with good humor in the heat. Jugs of water and melon juice were passed around. A guitar was[…]

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