May Day: Worker’s Struggle Celebration is Well-Deserved After a Momentous Year

by People’s Dispatch, April 30, 2022 May 1 is Global Labor Day.  Only in the US was this important celebration of workers moved to a different day. Working people across the globe are gearing up celebrate International Worker’s Day this May 1. Workers have been participating in monumental struggles since the previous year’s May Day, making this year’s celebration well-deserved.[…]

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Activist Explains Why Anti-war Movement Wants U.S. out of Ukraine

by Staff, published on Fightback News, February 27, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Fight Back! News interviewed Meredith Aby-Keirstead, a founding member of the MN Anti-War Committee, on February 27 for her anti-war perspective on the crisis in the Ukraine and the proxy war developing between the U.S./NATO and Russia. Fight Back!: Why should Americans join with the anti-war movement right[…]

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Minneapolis protest calls for U.S. de-escalation in Ukraine

by Wyatt Miller, published on Fightback News, February 26, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – On February 24, around 30 people demonstrated outside U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office in downtown Minneapolis with signs and banners calling for no war with Russia and an end to U.S. intervention in Ukraine. Held less than 24 hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian troops[…]

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Landback: Indigenous Peoples Regain Redwoods Forest Lands

by Minnie Bruce Pratt, published on Workers World, February 9, 2022 Indigenous peoples regain redwoods forest lands on unceded land of the Onondaga Nation, Haudenosaunee Confederacy. The growing LandBack movement by Indigenous nations won another significant victory Feb. 1, when more than 500 acres of the “Lost Coast” in California was transferred to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council. (sinkyone.org) The[…]

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Another fascist acquitted/Rittenhouse verdict sparks outrage

by Monica Moorehead, published on Workers World, November 23, 2021 The Kyle Rittenhouse trial and it’s outcome are indeed frightening.  Rittenhouse walked away from the trial without having an understanding that he did anything wrong.   On top of that, there were socially well off people lionizing him for his aggression reinforcing his image of himself as a beleaguered hero.  It[…]

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Will Americans Who Were Right on Afghanistan Still Be Ignored?

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas S. J. Davies, August 22, 2021 America’s corporate media are ringing with recriminations over the humiliating U.S. military defeat in Afghanistan. But very little of the criticism goes to the root of the problem, which was the original decision to militarily invade and occupy Afghanistan in the first place. That decision set in motion a[…]

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Why We Persist: Activists Have Protested US Drone Base for Over a Decade

by Ed Kinane, published on Truthout.org, December 22, 2019 “All human beings possess the basic right under international law to engage in non-violent civil resistance activities for the purpose of preventing, impeding, or terminating the ongoing commission of [international crime].” — International law expert Francis Boyle Nonviolent civil resistance against international crime is about effectiveness and persistence. Or as Dorothy[…]

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US Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Denied the Right to a Fair Trial

by Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad, published on Popular Resistance, December 15, 2019 On Friday, December 13, Judge Beryl A. Howell, the chief judge of the US District Court, denied the discovery motions requested by the four embassy protectors who were arrested on May 16 after staying in the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC for 37 days to prevent it[…]

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