Gaddafi vs the West: Two Revolutions on the Wrong Side of History

by Garikai Chengu, published on CounterPunch, September 10, 2019 Originally, I had published an older article by the same author in this location as part of a pre-New-Years retrospective.  However, I did not have an accurate date for the original publication.  This is a more current article, and even more instructive.  Sorry about the switch but I think you will[…]

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Amazon Bans Book Exposing U.S. COVID Chaos–a Commentary

by Sara Flounders, published on the International Action Center Website, November 2, 2020 A decision by the Amazon company to block a book focused on a scientific and cooperative approach to COVID-19 amounts to corporate information control operating at a new intensity. This censorship occurs while almost every form of U.S. media permits and promotes racist, unscientific and thoroughly confusing[…]

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Power to the People! Policing and Caribbean Autonomy in Nicaragua

Normally I wouldn’t post a webinar, but this is special.  Friends of Latin America produced this webinar where 3 women from Nicaragua speak about their experiences with Community policing.  Ajamu Baraka comes in after they speak and talks about how their experiences relate to what is happening now in the United States where people are demanding community supervision of police[…]

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Kevin Zeese: His Last Words For The Movement And Carrying On

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, September 13, 2020 As I wrote last week, Kevin Zeese died unexpectedly in his sleep, likely from a heart attack, early in the morning on September 6. He had not shown signs of illness and was working until the end. Many of you know Kevin from Popular Resistance, from his writing and podcast[…]

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The Democratic & Republican Conventions: A Socialist Action Fact Check

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, September 3, 2020 When capitalism’s twin billionaire parties convene every four years to select their would–be head-of-state, it’s important to get the facts straight. Critical readers in my near-octogenarian generation – the same as Donald Trump’s and Joseph Biden’s – should have a basic familiarity with historically established facts. I leave it to[…]

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Learning from Harry Haywood in the Fight for Black Freedom and Socialism

Staff, Fightback News, August 13, 2020 Anyone doubting the relevance of Harry Haywood’s writings in 2020 hasn’t paid much attention to political events this year. After success in three early Democratic primaries, Bernie Sanders’ social democratic campaign for president, supported by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), ran first aground in South Carolina in February. African American voters turned out[…]

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