Category Social Change
Remember, we are the many and they are the few. People have power. The time to prepare to achieve the tremendous potential of the coming decade is now.
Mediocrity in the name of diversity. How the white power structure plays people of color.
As white supremacy, ultra-nationalism, rabid misogyny and anti-immigrant fervor coalesce, a new and uniquely American form of fascism looms…
Simply put, Trump’s plan is ethnic cleansing. His actions go far beyond snatching 2,342 children from parents fleeing violence-ravaged countries.
American journalist, critic, and women’s rights advocate . …Her book “Woman in the Nineteenth Century” is considered the first major feminist work in the United States.
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