Mark your calendars for a great weekend to extol 50 years of the Institute for Policy Studies being an independent center of thought and action in the nation’s capital!
Anyone who thinks that choosing a “better” leader for the U.S. empire will somehow bring about “radical transformations” has been watching too many campaign infomercials. Only powerful social movements can do that.
Many movements, many similar messages. What could the increasing cooperation between protesters mean for the future of the ninety-nine percent?
Last year’s many political downers have prompted promising uprisings at America’s grassroots, including a strong national coalition for repealing “corporate personhood.”
A Mexican politician is taking his call for a more balanced U.S.-Mexican relationship straight to Washington.
An angry demonstration virus spreads to country after country in response to negligent and callous political leaders who have ignored the basic needs of their citizens.
COINTELPRO was a series of covert, and often illegal, projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at surveilling, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic political organizations. The tactics used included discrediting targets through psychological warfare, planting false reports in the media, smearing through forged letters, harassment, wrongful imprisonment, extralegal violence and assassination.
Grassroots social movements helped put left-leaning Latin American governments in place — that doesn’t mean ongoing relationships have been easy.
Due to a recent move within the IPS office, the Newman Fellows are forced to share an office (along with New Economy Working Group Coordinator, Noel) in the side “cave” where nobody visits–this has forced them to talk to each other.
The most salient connection between progressive politics and art is imagination.