The United States of America as a Sacrifice Zone / by Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

“Fight Poverty Not the Poor.” (Photo: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Despite the encouraging policy-making that hit the headlines this summer, America remains a significant sacrifice zone with economic policies that justify their painful impact on the poor and marginalized as necessary for the greater good. In the American ethos, sacrifice is often hailed asContinue reading “The United States of America as a Sacrifice Zone / by Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis”

Opinion: To Win a Political Revolution, We Need a New Mass Organization / by Jeremy Gong and Nick French

Since Bernie Sanders’s defeat in 2020 and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US left has been largely disorganized. The time is ripe for Bernie and the Squad to create a new mass organization to confront today’s crises. It’s hard for leftists in the United States to find much to celebrate these days. AfterContinue reading “Opinion: To Win a Political Revolution, We Need a New Mass Organization / by Jeremy Gong and Nick French”

Commentary: On the suffering of the masses for capitalist and imperialist gains / by Raina Overskride

Photo credit: Courtesy CPUSA “Standing up for our values is not without cost” The last couple of months have brought clarity to many within the masses, when it comes to the oppressive nature of capitalism and the lengths the ruling class will go to achieve its goals regardless of the suffering that is created inContinue reading “Commentary: On the suffering of the masses for capitalist and imperialist gains / by Raina Overskride”

New Haven Declares an Emphatic No to US Blockade of Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

This resolution ​“speaks for itself,” Health and Human Services Committee Chair and Westville Alder Darryl Brackeen, Jr. said in support of the item as the New Haven Board of Alders Vote To End Cuba Embargo | Photo credit: New Haven Independent A spirited and persistent campaign joined by peace activists in New Haven struck goldContinue reading “New Haven Declares an Emphatic No to US Blockade of Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

‘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”

US wants to surround China with missiles – but can’t find Asian country to host them / by Benjamin Norton

US Army ballistic missiles The United States plans to spend billions of dollars to surround China with missiles. But a US military-sponsored study concluded its Pacific allies South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Australia are unlikely to host the offensive weapons. The United States plans to spend tens of billions of dollars to surroundContinue reading “US wants to surround China with missiles – but can’t find Asian country to host them / by Benjamin Norton”

The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America / by Kurt Hackbarth

US president Joe Biden delivers the commencement address during the graduation and commissioning ceremony at the US Naval Academy Memorial Stadium on May 27, 2022, in Annapolis, Maryland. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) The US has attempted to exclude several countries from next month’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. The move has onlyContinue reading “The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America / by Kurt Hackbarth”