China is a friend in the fight against the 1%

by Cameron Orr During the campaign Steven Bannon said, “We’re going to war in the South China Sea in five to 10 years, aren’t we?” Throughout the campaign, Trump constantly attacked China as if it represents the biggest threat to working people in the U.S. He never put the blame on big corporations. The Trump…

Defeating Trumpism is a global effort

By Cameron Orr Trump’s election is not an isolated incident unique to the United States or separate from what is going on in the rest of the world. Ultra-right figures and parties have been coming to the fore globally in countries such as Ukraine, Argentina, Brazil, UK, France, Germany, and other countries. This has come…

Syria, Big Oil, and Big Guns

By Cameron Orr On December 8th, Tulsi Gabbard, a Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District, and former Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, submitted the Stop Arming Terrorists Act, a bill to “prohibit the federal government from using taxpayer dollars to arm and support groups cooperating with or affiliated with terrorist groups like al-Qaeda…

Dying for democracy in Honduras

Women wash clothes on the river banks near La Confianza, Honduras, a city developed from land seized by small-scale farmers from one of Honduras’ richest men. The land seizure has spawned a violent land conflict between the farmers and owner, billionaire Miguel Facusse, that has killed at least 63 people, mostly peasants, in the Bajo…