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textHow Democrats and Progressives Undermined the Potential of the Biden-Putin Summit by Norman Solomon
Echoing the warmongers...
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:07PM
text600,000 dead in the US from COVID-19: American capitalism “normalizes” mass death by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
As the United States passes the milestone of 600,000 deaths in the COVID-19 pandemic, the ruling class is abandoning all efforts to contain the disease....
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:59PM
text100 Nat'l Orgs Sign Friends (Quakers) Ltr to Stop Weapons Sale to Israel by repost
An honor roll of 100 national organizations signed a letter from the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) to Pres Biden to stop the delivery of $735 billion in weapons to Israel. The letter and honor roll are below, from https://www.fcnl.org/updates/2021-06/fcnl-joins-100-national-organizations-calling-biden-halt-weapons-sales-israel...
Posted: Wed Jun 9, 2021 9:10PM
imageMinnesota Water Protectors Denied Medications and Phone Calls After Arrests
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by GINIW Collective
Water Protectors in actions to shut down Enbridge's Line 3 in Northern Minnesota were denied their medications and phone calls....
Posted: Tue Jun 8, 2021 11:32PM
textA turning point in the US and global class struggle by David North (WSWS Repost)
What is the nature of a true labor union? US Chairman of the Socialist Equality Party David North explains why the underreported event of workers rejecting a corrupt AFL-CIO-affiliated United Auto Workers contract is marking a new and important historical phase for workers around the world....
Posted: Tue Jun 8, 2021 9:41AM
textTrue Color of Biden(aka Bait-and-Switch maestro!) by DLi
Breaking News! The Biden administration is ready to CUT corporate taxes to just 15%! That's lower than the T-Rump giveaway of 21%(cut from the prior 35%), and it's freaking LOWER than the 19% that middle-class taxpayers have to fork over to the IRS!...
Posted: Tue Jun 8, 2021 5:07AM
imageHundreds in Lockdowns and Blockades to Stop Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota
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by GINIW Collective
Hundreds are locked down and in blockades to stop Enbridge Line 3 in Northern Minnesota today, June 7, 2021. Jane Fonda is among those defending the water....
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2021 12:18PM
textFemale Valedictorian Speaks Out For Abortion by We Say Fight Back
The movement is back! Attacking women's right to abortion is attacking the 51% of the population that is female. At a Dallas, TX high school graduation, a female high school valedictorian, Paxton Smith, scrapped her approved speech and gave an outstanding pro-abortion speech. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrfe27VDuRA&t=283s Her speech is at 4:48...
Posted: Wed Jun 2, 2021 8:09PM
text5/29/21 March on Washington for Palestine by Stop US Aid to Israel
On May 29, 2021, for the first time in memory, there was a March on Washington for Palestine, endorsed by over 130 groups, with some 35,000 people walking in the rain from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House....
Posted: Tue Jun 1, 2021 7:26AM
textLabor for Palestine: US Union Activists Pass Support Resolutions by repost
Rank and file workers are passing pro-Palestinian resolutions across the country, including right here in San Francisco, where the teachers' union took a firm stand for the Palestinian liberation struggle. See https://www.commondreams.org/views/2021/05/31/us-unions-are-voicing-unprecedented-support-palestine...
Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 7:15PM
imagePreliminary Injunction Filed to Halt Thacker Pass Lithium Mine
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by Great Basin Resource Watch
The Wrong Kind of Green -- Lithium demand for electric car batteries now threatens pristine wild place. A preliminary injunction was filed to halt a lithium mine at Thacker Pass in northern Nevada. Destruction could begin on June 23, 2021....
Posted: Sat May 29, 2021 1:51PM
textAmazon's Meteoric Rise in Global Capitalism by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese
Amazon's meteoric rise is, in our view, a key moment in global capitalism. The company's rise to power reflects the increasing influence of neoliberal politics and corporate power in general. It represents a major shift in the global political economy, what we call Amazon capitalism....
Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 8:22AM
textBiden's Eloquence About George Floyd Is Likely to Soon Ring Hollow by Norman Solomon
Black Lives Matter can't just be a slogan...
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 11:38AM
imageRight Now! Please take action for Russell Maroon Shoatz
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by reposted by the Jamal Journal
Today's action campaign has begun!...
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 7:50AM
imageCultural Genocide: Lakota Protest Kristi Noem Powwow
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by Brenda Norrell
Lakota protested South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's round dance today, holding her resposible for COVID-19 deaths and her efforts to dismantle tribal sovereignty....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 6:27PM
documentMumia Abu-Jamal's case transferred to Pennsylvania Supreme Court
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by Johanna Fernández, posted by Jamal Journal
Attached is a May 20, 2021 ruling by the Court to transfer Mumia Abu-Jamal's case from the Superior Court, up to the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court. A short legal update is reprinted below from Professor Johanna Fernández of the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home (www.bringmumiahome.com)....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 5:36PM
imageUnauthorized COVID-19 tests given to Navajos, used in marketing campaign
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by Brenda Norrell
An unauthorized type of COVID-19 tests were given to Navajos and the information wad used in an online marketing campaign. The Navajo Council said the contract, which included services during First Lady Biden's visit, was never approved. Many Navajos are calling for a probe of how virus relief funds were distributed by the Navajo government....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 11:09AM
textCoalition highlights legislation to address plastic pollution caused by oil companies by Ramona du Houx
Plastic pollution is killing us. In honor of Endangered Species Day, national Elected Officials back the federal Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act...
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 8:05AM
imageThe May 13, 1985 Massacre: Honor the Victims by Freeing Mumia Abu-Jamal!
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by The Jamal Journal
This is a compilation of links to many recent articles. Reprinted in full is a 2010 article about May 13, 1985, written by Angola 3 News. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on the May 15, 2021 West Philadelphia community event honoring those murdered by police on May 13, 1985: "Janine Africa said the mothers have just one demand: Free writer and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal from Mahanoy State Correctional Institution in Frackville, Schuylkill County."...
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 8:11PM
textRep. Rashida Tlaib Speaks Truth to Power on Palestine by Stop US Aid to Israel
On the floor of the US Congress on 5/13/21, Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan stated in her moving 10 minute speech below, that "If there’s one thing Detroit instilled in this Palestinian girl from Southwest, it’s you always speak truth to power, even if your voice shakes. The freedom of Palestinians is connected to the fight against oppression all over the world." We will be there for her and Palestine on 5/15/21 at 16th & Valencia, SF in opposition to the 75% of US Congress who, as Tlaib ...
Posted: Fri May 14, 2021 11:46AM