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imageCalifornia organizing to show support for HE Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, AU Ambassador
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Full Moon, Maafa Commemoration and 2019 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week are aligned to show broadbased support for Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the United States of America...
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:37PM
imageNational strike paralyzes Ecuador on Seventh Day of Protests
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by Harvey Goldberg
The strike dramatically impacted Cuenca on Wednesday. Streets were largely deserted of vehicle traffic. There was no taxi or bus service. Police and army officers blocked off the central square in downtown Cuenca. A huge march of workers, students, and indigenous people gathered before noon. Things calmed down during mid-day, but in the evening there were running battles between protesters and security forces, which responded by lobbing teargas canisters....
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:30PM
videoScenes from protests against government in Cuenca, Ecuador (video/mpeg 47.1MB) by Harvey Goldberg
(Video 1:51) Anti-austerity protests in Cuenca, Ecuador October 9, 2019...
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:29AM
imageSixth straight day of mass protests throughout Ecuador against austerity measures
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by Harvey Goldberg
Protesters in Cuenca, Ecuador approach police line. October 7, 2019 Monday saw another day of protests, with highway blockades, being the main tactic. Protests continued in major cities, especially Monday night. A national strike has been called for Wednesday....
Posted: Tue Oct 8, 2019 12:50PM
textHong Kong: Make Colonialism Great Again by Fred Goldstein
It is a thoroughly reactionary development when demonstrators carrying U.S. flags march through a city asking the most hated imperialist figure, Donald Trump, to come to their aid. But that is what is happening in Hong Kong. Originally posted to lowwagecapitalism.com on Sept 10, 2019...
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 3:53AM
textPope Francis: Mauritius Reject "Idolatrous Economic Model" by Kate Zeller
Reject your "idolatrous economic model," were the words Pope Francis addressed Mauritius' political leaders with on Monday....
Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:43AM
textFrom Punitive Tariffs and Trade Conflicts to Economic War by Joachim Bischoff and Erhard Crome
Donald Trump's punitive attacks on several trading partners, above all China, are changing suddenly into a destruction of the multilateral structures of the world market. With the rigorous policy of "America first," the US president wants to restore or develop the past hegemony. The wrercking ball is not the only foreign policy model. Compromise is a necessity, not a weakness....
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2019 1:33AM
documentWhat is Happening in Venezuela, and What Can the U.S. Do? PART III
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by Laura Wells
PART III of a three-part series on Venezuela, written after participating in an End-Sanctions delegation in April 2019. The PDF has the Tikkun magazine article that combines the three parts: What's really happening, Why did both Obama and Trump sanction Venezuela, and How did the Venezuelan economy get so messed up?...
Posted: Tue Sep 3, 2019 9:23PM
documentWhat is Happening in Venezuela, and What Can the U.S. Do? PART II
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by Laura Wells
PART II of a three-part series on Venezuela, written after participating in an End-Sanctions delegation in April 2019. The PDF has the Tikkun magazine article that combines the three parts: What's really happening, Why did both Obama and Trump sanction Venezuela, and How did the Venezuelan economy get so messed up?...
Posted: Tue Sep 3, 2019 8:59PM
documentWhat is Happening in Venezuela, and What Can the U.S. Do? PART I
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by Laura Wells
PART I of a three-part series on Venezuela after participating in an End-Sanctions delegation in April 2019. The PDF has the Tikkun magazine article that combines the three parts: What's really happening; Why did both Obama and Trump sanction Venezuela, and How did the Venezuelan Economy get so messed up?...
Posted: Tue Sep 3, 2019 8:44PM
textReleased FBI files on political figures and popular culture in America by Lynda Carson
On this holiday Labor Day weekend, it seems appropriate to take a peek at who the FBI has been keeping files on as the huge battle rages against Uber, Lyft, and Door Dash, and their multi-million dollar campaigns to keep people from organizing as employees who want to be represented by unions in an effort to stop the maximum exploitation happening in the so-called gig economy!...
Posted: Sun Sep 1, 2019 6:58PM
textMozambique Charges Former President's Son, Officials for Secret Debt Scandal by Kate Zeller
Mozambique charged the former president's son and 19 others on corruption, fraud and blackmail in relation to a $2 billion dollar loan scandal....
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 2:02PM
imageAnnouncing the Schedule for the Upcoming Indigenous Anarchist Convergence
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by Indigenous Anarchist Convergence
We're excited to announce the schedule for the upcoming Indigenous Anarchist Convergence!...
Posted: Fri Aug 2, 2019 11:10AM
imageAntifa is not an organization
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by Anonymous
This isn't a conspiracy theory with loose threads. There's no jumping off of Occam's Razor or lizard people, or Mandela effect here - THIS IS REALLY HAPPENING IN FRONT OF OUR EYES. If you're not angry, ashamed, and afraid - you're not paying attention....
Posted: Fri Aug 2, 2019 10:53AM
textPuerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resigns by Kate Zeller
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned Wednesday. Protests engulfed the island for nearly two weeks after Rosselló drew criticism for offensive language in leaked communications and the FBI arrested former members of his administration on corruption charges....
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:04AM
textAIPAC’s Anti-BDS Resolution Easily Wins Bipartisan Support by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Palestine remains the litmus test issue and once again, the Democrats showed their true colors on July 23, 2019 with 209 Democrats joining 189 Republicans in voting for pro Zionist Israel AIPAC’s HRes 246, Roll Call 497 opposing the Boycott Divest Sanctions Movement of the Palestinian Liberation Struggle. See http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2019/roll497.xml. The bill may be found at https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/246/all-actions?overview=closed&q=%7B%22roll-call-vo...
Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:34PM
textJudge Halts Puerto Rico Bankruptcy for 4 Months by Kate Zeller
In a hearing on Wednesday, US District Court Judge Laura Taylor Swain told Puerto Rico's government, creditors and a federal oversight board that for 120 days all debt suits will be on hold and sent to mediation. Puerto Rico is attempting to resolve more than $72 billion in debt....
Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:43PM
textCredit Suisse Banker Pleads Guilty in Mozambique Loan Scandal by Kate Zeller
On Friday, former Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse pled guilty in US Federal Court for accepting millions of dollars in a fraud scheme that led to a $2 billion Mozambique loan scandal and debt crisis in the East African country....
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:09PM
textKarl Polanyi on Unfettered Capitalism by Rainer Hank and Wolfgang Merkel
Karl Polanyi condemned profit greed and deregulated markets. Todfay's capitlaism critics are his heirs and don't know it. An unfettered capitalism is responsible for the world economy coming out of joint. "Finance capital was put in the driver's seat."...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:20AM
text33 brave senior(kupuna) protectors on Hawaii's Mauna Kea detained by police by DLi
On Wednesday morning, State police removed 33 senior(kupuna) protectors from a human chain that had blocked--for 3 days--access to the Mauna Kea Road, by construction equipment that are slated to begin the Thirty Meter Telescope(TMT). The protectors are part of the hundreds-strong peaceful activists that had been up at the Mauna(mountain) since last Sunday, July 14....
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:39AM