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textAmidst Puerto Rico Financial Crisis, Island Religious Leaders Call for Global Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Last week, Archbishop Roberto González—the leader of the Archdiocese of San Juan, the Secretary General of the Puerto Rico Bible Society—Reverend Heriberto Martínez and the island's Catholic Charities head, Reverend Enrique Camacho released a statement urging solidarity with countries wrestling with debt crisis and economic challenges....
Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:20PM
textFurther Hong Kong Protests Planned Against Extradition Law by Peter Symonds (WSWS Repost)
Hong Kong’s top official, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, faces a deadline of today to abandon a planned extradition law that has sparked huge protests on the past two Sundays. The widespread opposition reflects deep fears that the bill, which will allow extradition proceedings to mainland China, will enable Beijing to seize political dissidents....
Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:54AM
imageDr. King and Mr. Garrow
by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Patrick Martin at the World Socialist Web Site responds to an incendiary smear campaign against the political legacy of the American civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr....
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2019 11:40AM
textDon't Privatize the VA by Veteran
Join Veterans to Take Action on June 6th to Save Our VA!  On June 5th and 6th, veterans around the country are going to take action to rally in support of the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) and speak out against privatization and the roll out of this dangerous new policy. ...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 2:12PM
imageCapitalism, Fukushima, Creative Reconstruction & The History Of Olympics
by Labor Video Project
Professor George Wright discusses the history of the Olympics and how privatization and control by the corporations of the world have led to in allowing the Olympics going to Japan and the contaminated Fukushima. The three broken nuclear reactors still have melted nuclear rods which must be cooled with water. He discusses the systemic corruption of the Olympic Committee and how it is now ignored the safety of the athletes and the public....
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 6:30PM
textCongress, White House Move Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories by Kate Zeller
On Thursday, the Senate passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief plan to aid Americans recovering from natural disasters in US Territories like Puerto Rico and States including Iowa. The House of Representatives and the White House are expected to approve the Senate plan....
Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 2:53PM
textWe the Scattered in the Insult Society by Hans-Peter Martin
Hans-Peter Martin is the author of "Game Over. Prosperity for a Few, Democracy for No One, and Nationalism for Everyone" (2018). Now it is Game Over for the West, for our civilization model. Capitalism functions even without democracy and without observing liberal human rights....
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 7:48AM
textCalmly Fighting for a Nonviolent Future by Jose Cervantes, Michaela Goldstein, Olivia Iv
In reviewing nonviolent movements across history, our group realized that practicing non violence can manifest in a many diverse ways. Through our research we came to understand that “nonviolence” is essentially a way of life, as opposed to existing only in single instances or short-lived movements. We will briefly introduce some of the non violent practices currently occurring in Sonoma County, illuminate what motivates these individuals to follow a nonviolent way of life, as well as explore...
Posted: Tue May 7, 2019 3:44PM
textWhy So Many Journalists Are Clueless About the Bernie 2020 Campaign by Norman Solomon
Scribes for corporate capitalism find grassroots activism inscrutable...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 11:57AM
imageAngry May Day In Paris
by Leon Kunstenaar, Photos: Leon Kunstenaar
Unions and “Yellow Vests” Abandon Restraint In Massive Protest...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 5:26AM
imageYellow Vests Unimpressed By Macron
by Leon Kunstenaar, Photos: Leon Kunstenaar
Macron Verbiage Seen As Empty...
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:48AM
textSecond Deadly Cyclone Hits Mozambique by Kate Zeller
Category-4 Cyclone Kenneth hit Mozambique Thursday night, the second severe storm to hit the country in six weeks....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:00PM
imageNotre Dame Rebuild Contributions Highlight Economic Gaps In France
by Leon Kunstenaar, Photos: Leon Kunstenaar
Not So Much “Égalité” After All...
Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:45AM
textLetter to the Class Struggles in the Faculty Lounge Publication "Commune" on Antifa by Mark Grady
A letter about the big problems of the Antifa phenom in the contemporary U.S. to the publication "Commune." In the same way that the sci-fi movie 'Planet of the Apes' generated a terrible sequel called 'Beneath the Planet of the Apes,' "Commune" is being called by some wags "Beneath the Planet of the Jacobin Magazine."...
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:45PM
textSenate Votes on Puerto Rico Disaster Aid and Emergency Food Assistance by Kate Zeller
The Senate agreed to vote next week on disaster relief legislation that includes $600 million in emergency food assistance for Puerto Rico. In recent days, a turbulent exchange between President Trump and Congressional leadership exploded over whether or not Puerto Rico disaster aid monies should be included in Senate legislation....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:29AM
imageOrganic radicals: new site launched
by Orgrad
A new website has been launched which challenges "to the core" the thinking of the industrial capitalist system. It presents the ideological alternative of an "organic radicalism" which it sources from a wide range of thinkers, past and present....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:54AM
imageFar-right attack in Christchurch must be a Call To Action!
by Radical Women and FSP--Australian Sections
A number of far-right and openly neo-Nazi groups have been operating in Christchurch; they didn’t appear suddenly from nowhere. Published by the Australian sections of Radical Women and Freedom Socialist Party on March 21....
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:08PM
textWhy is Venezuela Demonized? by Because Its Oil is Nationalized
Thousands of people are in Washington DC to stop the US invasion of Venezuela to privatize and steal their oil, the largest oil fields in the world. The sanctions and pending military attack are proudly supported by Republican Trump and Democrat Nancy Pelosi. We, the workers of the world, are proud that Americans stood up and said NO TO WAR!...
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:33AM
textHouse Hearing Reviews Financial Transparency Legislation by Kate Zeller
The House of Representatives is holding hearings on legislative initiatives to deter corruption and secrecy in the global financial system. The Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy convenes a March 13th hearing on "Promoting Corporate Transparency: Examining Legislative Proposals to Detect and Deter Financial Crime."...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:33AM
image"Trumping With The US Empire" Leo Panitch On Trump, Capitalism, Multi-Nationals & Socialism
by Labor Video Project
Leo Panitch a professor emeritus at York University and co-editor of the Socialist Register spoke on "Trumping With The US Empire" in San Francisco on 2/20/19....
Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:09PM