Fascist America: The Issue is Not Trump, It’s Us

On Actually Existing Fascism and the Hypocrisy of the Left Under Obama, the U.S. extended secret “special forces” operations to 138 countries, or 70 percent of the world’s population. By John Pilger On the day President Trump is inaugurated, thousands of writers in the United States will express their indignation. “In order for us to heal…

Soros, Globalism and Grassroots Revolt

SOROS, ‘GLOBALISM,’ AND GRASSROOTS REVOLT: HOW THE RIGHT USES CONSPIRACY THEORIES TO APPEAR REVOLUTIONARY It’s Going Down In the 1990s and into the early 2000s, a global movement against corporate globalization and neoliberal capitalism developed, with anti-authoritarian and anarchist politics at it’s head. In 1994, the Zapatista insurrection in Chiapas, Mexico against NAFTA made the…

Franz Fanon: The Psychopathology of Colonization

“Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions” ― Frantz Fanon “Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong….

Neoliberalism: Eight Men Monopolize Half of the World´s Wealth

FARC-EP A report published by OXFAM under the title of “An economy for the 99 percent”shows that the world inequality rate and indexes have dramatically increased in little time; just one year ago the Oxfam international confederation had pointed out that half of the world´s wealth was concentrated in 62 people, one year later, it…

White Purity

By Asad Haider Among other things, whiteness is a kind of solipsism. From right to left, whites consistently and successfully reroute every political discussion to their identity. The content of this identity, unsurprisingly, is left unexamined and undefined. It is the false foundation of the prototypically American model of pseudo-politics. The most insidious form of white…

Left-wing Populism and the Feminization of Politics

Populism is not only incompatible with feminizing politics — it actually reinforces patriarchy. We need to transform the way left-wing politics is done. Laura Roth and Kate Shea Baird Two of the liveliest debates among activists on the European left these days relate to the strategy of left-wing populism on the one hand and the…

Propaganda: How Neocolonial Progressives Support Western Imperialism

Across the region, the legitimate struggles of indigenous peoples are being coopted by Western NGOs and media to serve the psychological warfare offensive of the US government and its allies against progressive governments in Latin America. Tortilla con Sal Almost all Western reporting of foreign news constitutes a permanent drip-feed of poisonous disinformation accumulating into…

Will Prayers and Ceremonies Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline?

By  Zig Zag “Hope Springs Eternal–The Ghost Dance,” by Howard Terpning Over the last few months there’s been a lot of noise made about the power of peaceful prayers and ceremonies in resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. According to many participants, it was this emphasis on prayer that stopped the pipeline dead in…

Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part VI

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V Part 6 – Conclusion To conclude the series, Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer wrap up their deep and thorough analysis of the detour and smokescreens the current and carefully engineered, “clean energy revolution” has traversed….

Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part V

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART VI In Part 5 of our series, Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer delve into a collusion between celebrity worship culture and “big green” NGOs. How do beneficiaries of advocacy (such as tribal governments) accept money and…

Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part III

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V | PART VI In Part 3 of this series, Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer break down the funding and high-profile players and corporations behind the non-profit industrial complex who have been the soft power behind…

Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part II

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V | PART VI “In crushing detail and shining a floodlight on the history of the co-optation of Indigenous struggles since the pivotal year of 2010, Cory Morningstar has put together this series to give deep…

Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Part I

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V | PART VI While the world celebrates from the pause the Army Corps Of Engineers has forced in the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer string together an important and critical history of the…

First Continental Encounter of Alba Movements’ Women and Feminists

BY ALBA MOVIMIENTOS  We; the women, lesbians, transgenders, indigenous, black, urban and working class people, peasants, students and feminists; the members of Alba’s Social Movements. On November 29 and 30, we gathered in the city of Bogota to analyse the extent of our peoples’ struggle. We stand firm in our position against the neoliberal, extractivist…