Thursday, January 17, 2019

Standing Rock Joins the World’s Indigenous Fighting for Land and Life

Military-style troops confronted Dakota Access demonstrators recently, underscoring the common narrative U.S. tribes share with the world’s Indigenous Peoples.

Signs of revolution in a not-yet-great America

Since the president sees himself foremost as a negotiator, perhaps it’s time for a negotiated revolution. Not to break us apart, but to bring us together.

President Obama created two new national monuments and Republicans are furious

Republicans vow to undo President Obama's new designations, but do they have the power to do so?

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

Conditions in some countries are so abysmal, its residents are deciding to flee their homelands for the possibility of opportunity and freedom. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the U.S., a ‘migrant detention center’ awaits them with horrible treatment.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Another oil spill, fracking fuels climate change, Mueller investigates Blackwater founder Erik Prince, and more.

Preparing for the Next Memorial Day

In the aftermath of the Memorial Day military parades and with a new administration looming on the horizon, a critical task for the coming year is to build a renewed, more vibrant, interracial, and multi-generational peace movement that will pressure the next administration.

Why President Hillary Clinton Will Need Bernie’s “Political Revolution” to Get Anything Done

The pragmatist in her must know that the only way her ideas will make it in real life is if the public is organized and mobilized behind them.

We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It

All predatory systems of power seek to mask their ultimate aims. As they become more repressive, they become more deceptive. They silence dissidents and bombard the airwaves with lies. Those who effectively resist have to peel back the layers of deceit to understand the intentions of the elites.

Our ever-deadlier police state

“We need an effective system of crime prevention and control in our communities, but that is not what the current system is.”

What happened to Trump’s pledge to close this billionaire loophole?

The president's pledge to roll back a hedge fund loophole has mysteriously vanished from his tax plan.