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text Post-capitalist Perspectives by Raul Zelik
For the first time in the history of humanity, we are living in a genuine world system, capitalism. It is winning to death. The exit from the overheated machine of capitalism represents an enormous challenge. We cannot avoid the question about common property in the search for social alternatives. Can greater social equality be achieved without changing property relations?...
Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:06AM
image Dwayne "Lee" Johnson & The Monsanto Ruling With Journalists Carey Gillam and Bob Egelko johnson_dewayne.jpeg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek Radio looks at the recent court victory by Beneica Unified school district groundskeeper Dewayne "Lee" Johnson. Johnson sued the Monsanto corporation for causing cancer with the use of their product Roundup. He was drenched in the chemical and now has terminal cancer....
Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:31PM
image Philippines – Duterte 2 Years on: Destructive, Divisive, and Despotic 480_2018-united-people-sona-july-23_1.jpg by Focus on the Global South
When Rodrigo Duterte won the presidency in 2016, some even among the left toyed early on with the idea that a “maverick” president could just be what the country needed to stir things up, and jolt us from almost 30 years of elite-dominated rule....
Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:34AM
text "Stop Corruption and Money Laundering," says United Nations and Multinational Companies by Lydia Andrews
The UN Economic Commission for Africa renewed calls to tackle money laundering during a UN meeting this week in Addis Ababa. At the meeting, governments were urged to follow the recommendations in the Mbeki report that notes Africa loses between $50 and $80 billion annually through corruption, tax evasion and other "illicit financial flows."...
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:35PM
image After Brexit, Northern Ireland may obtain a special status in the EU 480_re_1.jpg by Will Dobson
What will be Great Britain's farewell to the EU: a hard or a soft one? The fate of the UK deal on exiting the EU has not been sealed yet. One particularly significant issue relating to Brexit is the Irish border, or it would be better to say 'the preservation of peace in Northern Ireland'....
Posted: Thu Aug 9, 2018 12:54AM
text 91 Classes of GOP Vote Fraud and Election Theft From 1876 to 2018 by One Person One Vote
Republicans, the party of the plutocracy, continue to use a variety of tricks as they have since 1876 to steal elections....
Posted: Wed Aug 8, 2018 4:47PM
image Sharat G. Lin Offers U.S. Apology for Hiroshima Atomic Bomb 480_hs-1_1.jpg by San José Peace and Justice Center
Sharat G. Lin, in addressing the International Anti-war Anti-nuke Rally in Hiroshima held on August 5, 2018, offered a resolute apology for the U.S. government’s dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. He called it a “monstrous war crime” that must never be allowed to happen again. He called for universal nuclear disarmament that must focus first on the U.S.A. and Russia....
Posted: Mon Aug 6, 2018 7:01PM
text ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras_Agosto 2018 by Red Latina sin fronteras
ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras_1ro Agosto 2018 comunicaciones e información para la liberación...
Posted: Mon Aug 6, 2018 3:51PM
text Against Market Radicalism by Christa Luft
Capitalism is not "the end of history" as the American Francis Fukuyama postulated in 1992. The system question is open! The economy should be re-embedded in society. What seems rational in micro-economics collides with the irrationality of maximum profits as an end-in-itself. Capitalist elements could be implemented in a socialist economy. A paradigm shift is necessary....
Posted: Mon Aug 6, 2018 3:59AM
text Joint Base Lewis McChord Says AntiFa Is A Domestic Terrorist Organization by #OCCUPYJBLM
The JBLM Force Protection Division – AntiTerrorism – (an Army and Air Force base near Tacoma, WA) has declared Antifa to be a domestic terrorist organization that “creates violent confrontation” and poses a danger to military personnel....
Posted: Sat Aug 4, 2018 2:32PM
image Norway Demands Explanation for Israeli Seizure of Gaza-bound Boat 480_gaza_flotilla2018-norway2-alray_1.jpg by IMEMC
Reuters reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that Norway has asked the Israeli government to explain the legal grounds for detaining a Norwegian-flagged fishing boat seized, while activists tried to sail with aid to the Gaza Strip, Norway’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 9:19PM
image 192 Palestinians Klled by Israeli Forces since January 2018 palestine_funeral-alray.jpg by IMEMC
The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli occupation forces since the beginning of 2018 is 192, the National Committee for Palestinian Martyrs reported on Tuesday....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 9:18PM
text Over 20 State Attorneys General Call for Shell Company Transparency by Lydia Andrews
24 State Attorneys General wrote to Congress supporting action to disclose the actual owner of a shell company to law enforcement....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 10:11AM
document Homeless People in RVs Ask the Court to Stop the City’s Ticketing and Impoundment of Their Vehicles press_release.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(July 26, 2018, Washington, DC) – Hundreds of homeless people in San Diego, many with disabilities, hope to lawfully stay in their RVs and other vehicles after today’s preliminary injunction hearing. The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, along with Disability Rights California, Fish & Richardson PC, and others, will be heard in court at 2 p.m. PST today to request that ticketing and impounding of homeless persons’ vehicles, often the only form of shelter available to poor and dis...
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2018 12:47AM
image City of Malibu Joins Mayor’s Monarch Pledge to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly 480_monarch-butterfly-milkweed_shutterstock_495x275_1.jpg by National Wildlife Federation
Mayor Rick Mullen declares July 23, 2018 to July 24, 2019 the Year of the Butterfly...
Posted: Thu Aug 2, 2018 12:16AM
text Capitalism and Worldwide Inequality by Conrad Schuhler and Thomas Fromm
Thomas Piketty's motto "Inequality is always a problem when it is is excessive" introduces the new World Inequality Report. The inequalities of income and wealth swell globally and in individual regions and nations. The top 1% of income earners worldwide profited twice as much from growth since 1980 than the lower 50% of the world population....
Posted: Wed Aug 1, 2018 3:11AM
image Philippines: Journalists Hurt and Arrested at NutriAsia Strike Dispersal 480_mass-at-nutriasia_1.jpg by Altermidya
Three AlterMidya correspondents, Hiyasmin Saturay, Eric Tandoc, Avon Ang, and one student intern from the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, are among those arrested during the dispersal and are currently detained at the Meycauayan police station. AlterMidya, a national network of independent media outfits, strongly condemns the violence inflicted by the police and security guards on our journalists....
Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:49PM
text More Problems Arise At Shutdown San Onofre Nuclear Plant by Michael Steinberg
Just when you thought more problems couldn't arise at the shutdown San Onofre nuclear plant in Southern California, more are developing....
Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:52PM
image Angola 3 Newsletter: Why Are We Not Surprised? a3.jpg by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We have just released the July issue of our newsletter, which spotlights Albert Woodfox's upcoming anti-solitary confinement work, the cases of Veronica Bowers, Ed Poindexter, Laverne Dejohnette, and the release of the MOVE 9's Debbie Africa. We also feature the Coalition for Prisoners' Rights Newsletter....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:47PM
text New Student Loan Rule Sides with For-Profit Colleges by Lydia Andrews
This week the US Department of Education proposed new student "borrower defense" rules....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:18AM