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At an alt-right conference in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump’s victory was met with cheers and Nazi salutes.

'Hail Trump!': Video of White Nationalists Cheering the President-Elect

At an alt-right conference in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump’s victory was met with cheers and Nazi salutes.

Here's How We Prepare to Be Ungovernable in 2017 | Alternet

Here's How We Prepare to Be Ungovernable in 2017

A conversation with Kali Akuno, organizer with Cooperation Jackson and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. “We cannot and should not legitimize the transfer of authority to a right-wing populist who has neo-fascist orientations,” Kali Akuno told AlterNet over the phone. “We shouldn’t legitimize that rule in any form or fashion. We need to build a program of being ungovernable.”

Why I'm Skipping The Women's March on Washington [OPINION] | Colorlines

Why I'm Skipping The Women's March on Washington [Op-Ed]

Jamilah Lemieux writes: “I don’t know that I serve my own mental health needs by putting my body on the line to feign solidarity with women who by and large didn’t have my back prior to November.”

The Global Left Will Fail Unless it Understands the Feminisation of the Workforce: Angela Davis

The Global Left Will Fail Unless it Understands the Feminisation of the Workforce: Angela Davis

Global capital hurts people of colour the most, says the celebrated activist.

YouGov |  Trump, Brexit, Front National, AfD: branches of the same tree

Trump, Brexit, Front National, AfD: branches of the same tree | YouGov

“Authoritarian populism” is on the rise and is an emerging force among voters around Europe

YouGov |  Trump, Brexit, Front National, AfD: branches of the same tree

Trump, Brexit, Front National, AfD: branches of the same tree | YouGov

“Authoritarian populism” is on the rise and is an emerging force among voters around Europe

Disabled activists have called for a boycott of the mental health charity Mind, and called on its chief executive to quit, after one of its managers agreed to spend a year working with the Departme…

Mind faces boycott call after policy and campaigns manager joins DWP

Disabled activists have called for a boycott of the mental health charity Mind, and called on its chief executive to quit, after one of its managers agreed to spend a year working with the Departme…

Birding While Black | Literary Hub

Birding While Black

“Southern trees bear strange fruit,
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root.” –Abel Meeropol (aka Lewis Allan), “Strange Fruit” It’s only 9:06 a.m. and I think I might get hanged today. * * * * T…

Once more the western ‘anti-war’ movement has awoken to mobilise around Syria. This is the third time since 2011. The first was when Obama contemplated striking the Syrian regime’s military capability (but didn’t) following chemical attacks on the Ghouta in 2013, considered a ‘red line’. The second time was when Donald Trump ordered a strike…

The ‘anti-imperialism’ of idiots

Once more the western ‘anti-war’ movement has awoken to mobilise around Syria. This is the third time since 2011. The first was when Obama contemplated striking the Syrian regime’s military capability (but didn’t) following chemical attacks on the Ghouta in 2013, considered a ‘red line’. The second time was when Donald Trump ordered a strike…

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Grassroots action proves effective in this edition of This Week, as Islington residents fight the council for better housing and facilities for their children. Racial tensions are high in the area and frank interviews with local inhabitants reveal conflicting attitudes to growing integration, while concerns about gentrification and poverty in London give the programme contemporary relevance.

Basic Income: Progressive Dreams Meet Neoliberal Realities | The Bullet No. 1350

Basic Income: Progressive Dreams Meet Neoliberal Realities - The Bullet

Up until now, the concept of Basic Income (BI) has enjoyed a greater history of being proposed than of being implemented. We may well b approaching a

The Limeliters - Harry Pollitt Lyrics | MetroLyrics

The Limeliters - Harry Pollitt Lyrics

Lyrics to 'Harry Pollitt' by The Limeliters. Introduction: This one is the story of Harry Pollitt. Harry Pollit was at one time a very influential member of the Communist Party in England, until he was finally throwm out; and when they threw him out, they wrote a song about him as if he were dead. And it goes like this:

Deliveroo Drivers Speak Out for #RooUnion | War On Want

Deliveroo Drivers Speak Out for #RooUnion

Deliveroo hit the headlines in August when drivers in Camden staged a strike in response to a change in the way they were paid.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell.

Caught at a crossroads: it's time to build an alternative to neoliberalism

Theresa May’s speech to the Conservative party conference in early October seemed to mark a clear turn in economic policy. It was condemned by the right-wing Institute of Economic Affairs as “an alarming attack on free markets” and by the Adam Smith Institute as “the opposite of pragmatic”. The Institute of Directors felt compelled to point out that “business leaders are not pantomime villains”. Here was the Conservative Party, the historic party of British capitalism, picking a fight with…

Sure! Let’s get more girls coding. But until the Valley takes a stand on bad behavior, women will keep getting pushed out or dropping out.

Shocker: Tech’s widening gender gap is all about the bro-ification of Silicon Valley

Sure! Let’s get more girls coding. But until the Valley takes a stand on bad behavior, women will keep getting pushed out or dropping out.