movements

Sectarian War Arises in Iraq as Violence Kills 250+ in a Single Week

January 8, 2014

Raed Jarrar: Growing violence in Iraq is the result of the US-backed central government cracking down on grassroots Sunni protestors in Ramadi

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
Zapatistas correctly predicted that neoliberal economic policies like NAFTA would exacerbate poverty and undermine democracy

Milwaukee County Considers Raising Minimum Wage to $12.45

December 16, 2013

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Milwaukee Comptroller wrong for assuming raising minimum wage for county employees would cost millions of dollars

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

December 5, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth will insulate them from the coming storms

Frustrated with Congressional Inaction, Immigrant Communities Resist Deportations

October 29, 2013

David Bacon: Grassroots communities take matters into their own hands in the absence of Congressional action on immigration reform.  

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 11, 2013
In the final segment of this Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Frank Hammer says all workers should face up to the dangers of climate change and insist that we move toward a green economy

Workers/People's Rights

September 15, 2013
“It is better to die from bullets than from hunger” In the Philippines, activists put their lives on the line to fight the military and corporations

Chile

February 12, 2013
State repression of social movements by militarized Carabinero police force draws international condemnation