Tag Archives: self-determination

Peasant Farmers Protest: Free Trade Isn’t Free for Haitian Women and Haitian Women in Solidarity Statement

The struggle of women is the struggle of the Haitian people!

Eyewitness Venezuela: Chavism vs. Coup Attempts, by Sarah Martin

Bush, Obama, and Trump all imposed sanctions on Venezuela. Today the sanctions are considered worse than on Cuba or Iran with the noose tightening every day.

Glen Ford | None of Them Have Ever Been My President

The Black movement against police terror didn’t need a Donald Trump waiting in the vestibule of the White House to get “mad.”

▶ Please join us at the Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit, Sept. 19-21!

Please join us at the Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit, Sept. 19-21. Come to NYC or bring Convergence to your community by holding a solidarity event wherever you are. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and […]

Linda Hoover> Syria and Libya > A Geo-political Analysis

Syria and Libya > A Geo-political Analysis Samir Amin, Egyptian born scholar and activist, says that the main struggle in the world today is between countries that need their resources to modernize and the imperialist countries that need control of the resources to maintain their economic supremacy. By Linda Hoover  August 22, 2012 Editor’s Note: This speech […]

Naomi Wolf> The streets of 2012

The streets of 2012 By Naomi Wolf (about the author)    January 3, 2012  opednews.com What does the New Year hold for the global wave of protest that erupted in 2011? Did the surge of anger that began in Tunisia crest in lower Manhattan, or is 2012 likely to see an escalation of the politics of dissent? The […]

Libya: demonization and self-determination, by Sara Flounders

Libya: demonization and self-determination By Sara Flounders,  
Co-Director, International Action Center http://www.iacenter.org/africa/libya072211/      Jul 21, 2011 If you went to a shopping center, a street corner or a graduate school of a top university in the U.S. and conducted a pop quiz asking who are the kings or crown princes of Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Morocco and Bahrain; […]