The Solutions Are Obvious, But It Will Take A Revolution To Win Them

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, December 13, 2020 The United States has reached a severe crisis point and the next few months will determine how we address it. The COVID-19 pandemic is raging across the country and some areas are struggling to provide enough hospital beds and staff to care for people. The recession is deepening as unemployment[…]

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Time to Rein in Amazon’s Empire

by Christy Hoffman, published on Consortium News, December 15, 2020 The world is entering an era of undeniable change that will be defined by our collective response to the human and economic devastation left by the pandemic. As Covid-19 continues to spread across the globe, Amazon´s rise to the top of the winner-take-all economy is a call to action to progressive forces who still believe in the politics of the common good and are willing to fight for the affirmation[…]

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Biden’s Cabinet Picks: Ruling class politics or socialist revolution?

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, December 14, 2020 Insane people who study playing Russian roulette with a well-lubricated and seasoned six-shooter understand that the odds on survival are far greater than the expected 83.3 percent, that is, five out of six. That’s because the single loaded-bullet chamber is heavier than the empty chambers and is more likely, after[…]

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Half a Million March in France Against Police Violence, Racism

by G. Dunkel, published on Workers World, December 4, 2020 In an explosion of anger and political rejection, 200,000 people marched in Paris Nov. 28 while another 300,000 in over 95 cities and towns across France held coordinated protest marches. Demonstrations also took place in front of French embassies in the Netherlands and Germany. The protests were targeting Article 24[…]

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Black Friday Protests Hit Amazon

by Jim McMahan, published on Workers World, December 4, 2020 Seattle On Nov. 27, “Black Friday,” workers rallied in front of Amazon world headquarters in Seattle to condemn Amazon’s exploitation of essential workers. Chris Smalls and The Congress of Essential Workers (TCOEW) led the Seattle action. Smalls was fired March 30 by Amazon for leading a work stoppage in New[…]

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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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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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