Guest Commentary: Against Campism, for International Working-Class Solidarity
Democratic socialist internationalism must reject the inverted nationalism of “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.”
Creating Safe Spaces In Our Community for Black Girls
Black girls shouldn’t have to parade our trauma to be recognized as deserving. - Alexandria Onuoha
Guest Commentary: African Women, Don’t Be a Mammy for Empire
African women willingly taking positions of leadership, power, and influence within the political and military infrastructure of the United States. Positions that require, as part of their job descriptions, acts of extreme ongoing violence against the world’s most oppressed populations, including their own people.
John Pavlovitz: No, We Shouldn't Seek 'Unity' With Odious Bigots
Don't be gaslit, you don't owe hateful bigots unity, ever.
Black is Back Coalition's 19 pt. Plan for Black Self Determination - Outside The Two Party Duopoly
"The hegemony of (white) big capital allows for very few cracks in the corporate-mediated public discourse that might reveal Black folks’ actual worldviews, beyond the excruciatingly narrow left-right choices presented by the two corporate parties." - Glen Ford, Black is Back Coalition
5 Corporations Control Over 90% of U.S. Media
"Often media concentration is considered to have a detrimental effect upon democratic systems, which vitally depend on a diverse media system, that reflects the whole variety of ideas, viewpoints and opinions that exist in a society and represents a wide range of political and cultural societal groups." - World Information.org
Krystal Ball on Trump's Scotus Pick, Timid Democrats and Their Vote Shaming
Bill Maher typically vote shames 3rd party voters and fallaciously blames them for Hillary losing. Just as in '16, that's a losing Democratic strategy.
Video: Chris Hedges on Exploitative Capitalism and Junk Economics
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews economist Michael Hudson on the history of classical economics and explores Marx’s interpretation of capitalism as exploitation
The DOJ Names New York, Portland, and Seattle "Antifa Jurisdictions"
"Such areas have now been designated “anarchist jurisdictions," and those three cities are the first to receive the label, although the DOJ said it is working to identify other cities that may meet Trump’s criteria."
Video: The Democrats Hypocrisy of Suppressing The Green Party Vote
"Krystal Ball exposes Democratic leaders that are pushing to keep Green Party candidates off the ballots in November."
VOTING WON'T CHANGE MUCH...BUT VOTE ANYWAY, IT'S THE LEAST WE CAN DO
100 million people chose not to vote in 2016, and that's a valid choice. For many not voting, staying home, is a statement. It says "neither of the candidates presented represent my values."
ANTI-FASCIST PHILOSOPHY: COUNTERING FASCIST CONSPIRACY THEORY PROPAGANDA
Philosopher Oliver Thorn illuminates the purpose of conspiracy theory like QAnon, it's a propaganda tool.
THE DEMOCRATS' TOTAL REJECTION OF PROGRESSIVE POLICIES? BLAME THE GOP LINCOLN PROJECT
This nefarious Dem/GOP allegiance to serve the corporate Oligarchy would be lethal to the little democracy we're clinging to. A travesty during a time of pandemic, rampant unemployment, and an economy for the people that is spiraling downward, fast.
DEAR BERNERS, PLEASE DON'T WRITE IN BERNIE SANDERS...VOTE GREEN
Now is the time to prove that we leftists are not a personality cult, but are driven by policy positions. The Green party embraces virtually all the policies Bernie Sanders brought to the forefront. Vote policies over fear. Vote policies over persona.
AMERICA'S MOST GLARING CRISIS: TRUMP VS BIDEN
"In the past week, two separate and very painful videos have circulated showing Donald Trump and Joe Biden the presidential nominees of the two major US political parties in action. Watching them, there’s only one conclusion we can reach: we’re so screwed" - Meagan Day, Jacobin
'LESSER EVIL' VOTING LEADS TO ABJECT EVIL GOVERNANCE
Lesser evil voting has been an American habit for at least 40 years. Seems every election cycle the choices become worse, the governance becomes more corporate Oligarch, and the public becomes poorer.
WHY THIS LEFTIST CANNOT VOTE FOR JOE BIDEN
Donald Trump is a deplorable man and a tragedy as President. But that doesn't mean I'll vote for any corporate media selected Democrat. Trump is President because the Democrats left the gate open. I will not vote for the party, Democrats, that allowed Trump to become President
SINGLE MOMS WITH THEIR CHILDREN ARE SEIZING EMPTY PUBLIC BUILDINGS FOR SHELTER
Covid-19 is surging just as eviction moratoriums and enhanced unemployment benefits for millions are set to expire in a few days. The stress of that alone is detrimental to ones health. The reality of homelessness and poverty is devastating to ones well-being and immune system.
TWITTER SHUTS DOWN 7,000 QANON ACCOUNTS, SHADOW BANS 150,000 MORE
The company will classify of QAnon as coordinated harmful activity in part due to an uptick in harassment targeting high-profile critics of President Donald Trump. - NBC News
The Bernie Sanders Movement Has Driven The Democratic Party To Insanity
The last few weeks Democrats and media have escalated their desperate smear campaign against Bernie Sanders' movement