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Rise Up Times is admittedly and consciously eclectic with a focus on media analysis and antiwar, propeace activities but inclusive of many movements that coalesce and weave in and out of each other.
To me young people come first
They have the courage where we fail
“Inclusionists demand equal participation at all levels of the empire and its institutions while transformationists call for fundamental change.”
“What I am suggesting is that those calling for fundamental change will go badly astray if they ignore Dr. King’s insistence that each of the giant triplets [racism, extreme materialism, militarism] is intimately tied to the other two.”
“Exposing U.S. Racism in a Stark New Way”: COVID-19 Kills Disproportionate Number of Black America; COVID-19 Sacrifice Zones: Coronavirus Devastates Black Communities Historically Denied Healthcare
Supreme Court Crushes Media Diversity in Ruling on Lawsuit Accusing Comcast of Racial Discrimination
“What this story is about is, it’s basically — it’s about a series of black entertainment moguls who started media networks or television shows.”
Sarah Flounders of the International Action Center discusses and compares China and the US, talks about COVID-19 in the two countries, and discusses US sanctions worldwide.
“Klein argues it’s vital for people to fight for the kind of transformative change that can not only curb the worst effects of the current crisis but also set society on a more just path.”
It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO! “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War” (Black Alliance of Peace)
US imperialism has become a single issue, with many leftists choosing to express solidarity with Palestinians but not for Syrians, Iranians, or Iraqis.
Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?
Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.
Destroying structures for collective organization is the first step on the road towards fascism.
Rather than organizing for change, individuals seek to enact a statement about their own righteousness.