During a People’s Health Tribunal, environmental, health, and human rights activists deplored extractive corporations in Africa for exploiting natural resources and for sowing poverty and disease. Peoples Health Dispatch reports.
An estimated couple of thousand of people to "several thousand" marched on March 18 in downtown Washington D.C. The weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The demonstration aimed to link the lack of funding for people's needs in the United States with the diversity of tactics the United States uses to perpetuate wars on people around the world. TF editor Julie Varughese reports from Washington.
Gina Miranda Ajkin provides a first-person account of setting sail on the Golden Rule, a boat that is traveling along the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes to raise public awareness about the increasing possibility of a global nuclear disaster.
Toward Freedom welcomed Jacqueline Luqman onto the board of directors on March 17. Jacqueline brings a background in activism and in journalism, and describes herself as a "Pan-Africanist, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist revolutionary." She recently told TF Editor Julie Varughese why she joined the board.
Academic and activist Dan Kovalik’s new book, "Cancel This Book: The Progressive Case Against Cancel Culture," was written on the frontlines of the twin struggles of our time, the class struggle and the fight for Black liberation, writes Danny Shaw.
In her new book, "The Radical Bookstore," University of Michigan professor Kimberley Kinder studies spaces and the role they continue to play in movements for social justice and transformation. She highlights the importance of brick-and-mortar “counterspaces” that help sustain organizing and movement building in between bursts of protest activity in the streets.