Category Social Change
Trotskyist Delusions: Obsessed with Stalin, They See Betrayed Revolutions Everywhere by Diana Johnstone
The trouble with some Trotskyists is they’re always “supporting” other peoples’ revolutions, says Diana Johnstone. Their obsession with permanent revolution in the end provides an alibi for permanent war.
No leader, no matter how charismatic or courageous, will save us. We must save ourselves.
The proposed legislation “chills dissent” and constitutes an “attempt to silence Black Lives Matter movement” according to the ACLU of Minnesota.
In comparison to progress made in medicine, education, and financial access, progress in peacebuilding has been glacial.
“Activism is about self-expression. It often is a substitute for strategy. Strategic organizing is about results.”
While the white nationalist ability for self-sabotage can be impressive, it misses the most critical factor in the story of every white supremacist loss: They failed because of effective anti-fascist organizing.
All these systems are overlapping, and they’re suffocating people, deliberately and methodically, over decades. And this has been a continuing—you know, like people have been building this whirling death machine of power for decades now.
A list of resources for students from the ACLU
Gun Control has always been racist — that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t support the Parkland Students Movement
Gun control has long been a shaky dividing line between liberals and the far left.
Fifty years later, a new Poor People’s Campaign connects religious faith to social justice.
A conversation with radical social critic and education Henry Giroux.
we will not rest
hoping is not enough
our resilience shall prevail
“In this series of highly informative conversations deftly organized by CJ Polychroniou, Noam Chomsky teaches us – yet again – so much on a huge range of issues – from economic globalisation through international politics to the linguistic foundations of humanity.”
While the criticisms of what liberalism has tolerated that led us up to now certainly ring true, the way these criticisms are levied is often counterproductive.
Commentary on gloomy Chris Hedges: Feel good industry denies reality of situation of planet earth, economic inequality and militarization of our culture. Predatory systems that effect all of us globally. CP Editor Counterpunch Media of the Day January 31, 2018 More articles by:CP EDITOR
We can win campaigns without healing trauma, but we will lose each other in the process.
Time magazine passed over the president as its “person of the year” to name instead the “Silence Breakers” — the brave, outspoken women who inspired the #MeToo campaign.
David North, Chairman of the World Socialist Web Site’s International Editorial Board, discusses the capitalist crisis in the United States and globally.
there is no single moment – no coup, declaration of martial law, or suspension of the constitution – in which the regime obviously “crosses the line” into dictatorship, nothing may set off society’s alarm bells.