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textAs War Keeps Poisoning Humanity, Organizing Continues to Be the Antidote by Norman Solomon
"The Blob" of militarism keeps on oozing...
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:09PM
textSeptember 11, the “war on terror” and the criminalization of American politics by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The White House and media have rolled out the red carpet for the war criminals of the Bush administration, showing that the criminality of the “war on terror” has permanently entered the bloodstream of American politics....
Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:09PM
textFor a democratic polarization by Jurgen Habermas and Robert Misik
The financial markets in particular require a tight regulatory framework. A "good capitalism" is not one in which the "law of the jungle" determines income distribution, and where governments increasingly become "night watchmen" that save bankers when they run the system into a brick wall but otherwise keep out of long-term investment decisions....
Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 5:10AM
textWhy Congress Must Codify Roe by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams
With all eyes on Texas Thursday [Sept 9] as the U.S. Justice Department sued the Lone Star State over its new abortion ban, Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt held a ceremonial bill signing for nine so-called "pro-life" measures he approved during this year's legislative session—highlighting the need for Congress to protect reproductive rights at the federal level....
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:18AM
imageCalifornia pediatric hospitalizations surge as Newsom boasts about handling of pandemic
by Evan Winters (WSWS repost)
The sharp rise in pediatric hospitalizations after the return to in-person learning illustrates the devastating cost the Democrats are asking workers and children to bear as they “learn to live with the virus.”...
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:01AM
image20 years since 9/11 and the “war on terror”
by Bill Van Auken (WSWS repost)
The 20th anniversary of 9/11 coincides with the shattering debacle of the US “global war on terrorism”, which was launched on the pretext of retaliation for the attacks of that day....
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:18AM
imageUS Labor Imperialism, The CIA, NED, "Solidarity Center" Afghanistan & The AFL-CIO
by Labor Video Project
Labor historian Kim Scipes discusses the history of the US labor unions role internationally. The AFL under Samuel Gompers and the AFL-CIO under their president worked with both parties and the US government to support US coups and wars abroad....
Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:18PM
textTreasury Secretary Yellen Encourages Tax and Aid Deals to Confront Pandemic by Jubilee USA Network
Improving tax collection raises needed resources for countries, noted Treasury Secretary Yellen at a virtual G7 finance ministers meeting....
Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:45PM
imageO'odham Rights Report Exposes Abuse: Spy Towers and Border Patrol on Tohono O'odham Nation
by Brenda Norrell
Ophelia Rivas, longtime founder of O'odham Voice Against the Wall, releases 81-page report on the destruction by Israel's Elbit Systems spy towers on the Tohono O'odham Nation, and the abuses by the U.S. Border Patrol on her homeland. Statement now in English, Spanish and French at Censored News....
Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:47AM
textBiden doubles down on reopening schools as child COVID-19 cases surge by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
By insisting on full reopening of schools in the midst of a deadly pandemic, the US president will be responsible for countless deaths of students, teachers and their families....
Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:00AM
textDemocrats flood California with campaign surrogates and cash to back Governor Gavin Newsom by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned with Newsom Wednesday, and President Biden is expected Monday, ahead of the September 14 recall vote....
Posted: Wed Sep 8, 2021 11:54PM
textOnline events w) Vandana Shiva, Krznaric, adrienne maree brown, Chomsky, Naomi Klein, etc. by Toward increasing Networking
Here are some 40 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 10 am today, Sept. 8th), featuring people such as Maggie Nelson, Roman Krznaric, Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Paul Mason, adrienne maree brown, Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh, Gar Alperovitz, Margaret Randall, Deepa Kumar, Naomi Klein, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Katharine Hayhoe, Howie Hawkins, Carroll Fife, Jennifer Robinson and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as wel...
Posted: Wed Sep 8, 2021 10:42AM
image2021 National Black Agriculture Breakfast Forum
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
A 21st Century notion may help increase the current reality of @ 1% of United State Agriculture Producers of African Descent in both Urban Agriculture and Rural Agriculture Agribusiness...
Posted: Wed Sep 8, 2021 8:45AM
textAbortion Bounty Hunters in Texas Are Not ‘Whistleblowers’ by Norman Solomon
They’re Cruel Vigilantes...
Posted: Tue Sep 7, 2021 10:55AM
imageLabor Day 2021 takes place amidst surging pandemic and growth of the class struggle
by Jerry White (WSWS repost)
Labor Day is marked in the United States today under conditions of a devastating resurgence of the pandemic. The reopening of schools and the whip of hunger and homelessness are aimed at driving millions of workers back into dangerous workplaces to produce the profits needed to finance the bailout of the corporations and the banks. There is, however, a growing movement of informed workers getting ready to break free of the corporatist trade unions....
Posted: Mon Sep 6, 2021 12:21PM
textPower, Profit and Prestige by Philip S. Golub
The United States was also constantly at war, after independence, with Native Americans. The U.S. armed forces engaged in no fewer than a thousand military operations, large and small, against Native Americans between 1868 and 1890! American expansion and European expansion should be seen as parts of a single expansionary movement....
Posted: Sat Sep 4, 2021 7:55AM
imageWallmapu_CAM: Liberar la Nación Mapuche
by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
El próximo 12 de octubre se estrenará el documental sobre la organización mapuche autonomista Coordinadora Arauco Malleco...
Posted: Sat Sep 4, 2021 4:24AM
textFighting the California fires requires an international and socialist strategy by David Moore (WSWS repost)
Any effort to address climate change is blocked by two factors: the subordination of Earth’s resources to private profit and the division of the world into competing nation-states....
Posted: Fri Sep 3, 2021 9:58PM
imageEntrevista a la Asociación Revolucionaria de Mujeres de Afghanistan
by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Entrevista -Asociación Revolucionaria de Mujeres de Afganistán- responde en entrevista ante la toma de posesión de los talibanes...
Posted: Thu Sep 2, 2021 12:45PM
textVote No on Recall vs Supreme Court's Anti-Abortion Decision by 12 days to go
Taliban Texas was aided by the Taliban US Supreme Court on 9/2/21 with its 5-4 decision supporting banning abortion at 6 weeks and supporting vigilante justice, while California's anti-abortion Republican Party threatens to attack abortion, mandating your NO Vote on the Recall TODAY....
Posted: Thu Sep 2, 2021 9:46AM