Supreme Court guts Clean Air Act, puts every government regulation in jeopardy / by C.J. Atkins

Emissions rise from the smokestacks at the Jeffrey Energy Center coal power plant as the sun sets, Sept. 18, 2021, near Emmett, Kan. The right-wing-dominated Supreme Court says the EPA has no power to regulate emissions by power plants, setting the stage for a speed-up of climate change. | Charlie Riedel / AP Continuing aContinue reading “Supreme Court guts Clean Air Act, puts every government regulation in jeopardy / by C.J. Atkins”

Peace Forces Mobilize as NATO Summit in Madrid Plans for War / by W.T Whitney Jr.

‘Yes to peace, No to NATO’: Anti-imperialist activists organized by the World Federation of Democratic Youth march against the NATO Summit that opens in Madrid on June 29. | via WFDY The NATO Summit taking place in Madridon June 29-30 “will be transformative,”  asserted NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg; it will project “a new Strategic Concept for a new security reality.” AtContinue reading “Peace Forces Mobilize as NATO Summit in Madrid Plans for War / by W.T Whitney Jr.”

The Abortion Rights Movement Must Now Turn to Grassroots Organizing and Direct Action / by Anne Rumberger

Thousands gathered at Washington Square Park and took to the streets to protest against the Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health case on June 24, 2022, in New York City. (Tayfun Coskun / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The Supreme Court’s abortion rights rollback is a major victory for the Right and aContinue reading “The Abortion Rights Movement Must Now Turn to Grassroots Organizing and Direct Action / by Anne Rumberger”

Paris Marx: Improving the world is a political project, not a technological one / by James Wilt

Paris Marx is a socialist writer and host of the left wing tech podcast Tech Won’t Save Us. Photo supplied. Tech Won’t Save Us host and ‘Road to Nowhere’ author on the many problems with Silicon Valley’s visions of the future Paris Marx (https://parismarx.com/) is one of the leading authorities on all things “tech.” AsContinue reading “Paris Marx: Improving the world is a political project, not a technological one / by James Wilt”

Opinion: 140 Million Poor People Are Not A Disease. They Are The Result Of Policy Murder / by Bishop William J. Barber II

Man sleeps on Third Street sidewalk in downtown L.A., 9/19/ 06 | Illus: HuffPost; photo: Brian Vanderburg, L.A. Times via Getty Originally published in the Huffington Post, June 27, 2022, https://www.huffpost.com/ The American Rescue Plan lifted 4 million children out of poverty. This legislation didn’t simply make life a little easier for some Americans. ItContinue reading “Opinion: 140 Million Poor People Are Not A Disease. They Are The Result Of Policy Murder / by Bishop William J. Barber II”

‘Not a Justification but a Provocation’: Chomsky on the Root Causes of the Russia Ukraine War / by Ramzy Baroud

Photograph Source: Cityswift – CC BY 2.0 One of the reasons that Russian media has been completely blocked in the West, along with the unprecedented control and censorship over the Ukraine war narrative, is the fact that western governments simply do not want their public to know that the world is vastly changing. Ignorance might beContinue reading “‘Not a Justification but a Provocation’: Chomsky on the Root Causes of the Russia Ukraine War / by Ramzy Baroud”

Opinion: Is US dangling another carrot to attack China?: Global Times editorial / by Global Times

US President Joe Biden (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron attend the G7 Summit on June 27, 2022 at Elmau Castle, southern Germany.Photo: AFP A corner of US’ “toughest playbook on how to tackle China” was unveiled. During the G7 summit on Sunday, US President Joe Biden said: “Collectively, we aim to mobilize nearly $600Continue reading “Opinion: Is US dangling another carrot to attack China?: Global Times editorial / by Global Times”

Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit / by People’s Dispatch

Protest against the G7 meeting at Garmisch-Partenkirchen on June 26. (Photo: via Junge Welt) The three-day summit of the Group-7 (G7) countries is being held from June 26-28 in Krunvin the Bavarian Alps with around 20,000 security personnel present in the region Various groups ranging from anti-imperialists to climate justice activists protested in various partsContinue reading “Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit / by People’s Dispatch”

Communist Party condemns Roe reversal: ‘All out to defend abortion rights’ / by Special to the People’s World

Members of the Communist Party USA and Young Communist League protest in New York City on Friday, June 24, 2022, immediately following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. | Courtesy of CPUSA The following statement was released by the Communist Party USA on June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. JacksonContinue reading “Communist Party condemns Roe reversal: ‘All out to defend abortion rights’ / by Special to the People’s World”

Supreme Court kills abortion rights, sets target on marriage equality, contraception, more / by John Wojcik and C.J. Atkins

A tear rolls down an abortion rights activist’s cheek as they speak outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. As expected, the Supreme Court of the United States has voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that legalized abortion across the nation nearly 50 years ago. The decision was already revealedContinue reading “Supreme Court kills abortion rights, sets target on marriage equality, contraception, more / by John Wojcik and C.J. Atkins”