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Kevin Zeese is co-chair of Come Home America, www.ComeHomeAmerica.US which seeks to end U.S. militarism and empire. He is also co-director of Its Our Economy, www.ItsOurEconomy.US which seeks to democratize the economy and give people greater control over their economic lives and more influence over the direction of the economy.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 19, 2020 We're in a Recession, and It's Likely to Get Worse
The coronavirus epidemic is creating an ongoing teachable moment that could be used to transform the US economy. COVID-19 and the oil war are triggers leading to a recession that has its roots in record corporate and personal debt, long-term low wages and an artificially-inflated stockmarket.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, March 13, 2020 Chelsea Manning Is Free From Jail, Faces Exorbitant Fines
Prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia ended the grand jury of Julian Assange and Wikileaks in which Chelsea Manning refused to testify. As a result, US District Court Judge Anthony Trenga ordered the immediate release of Chelsea Manning.
(9 comments) SHARE Monday, March 2, 2020 The US Is Not Prepared For Coronavirus; We Need To Take Action
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is in its very early stages in the United States so it is too early to predict its full impacts. The World Health Organization reports that COVID-19 has stricken more than 86,000 people around the world, killing nearly 3,000 and has spread to at least 60 countries.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Mistrial Is Another Blow To U.S. Coup In Venezuela; Our Work Continues
We hope the Trump administration sees that prosecuting us again will be viewed by the world as further proof of US injustice. Another prosecution raises the stakes for the US as an acquittal or second failed prosecution will be further evidence of the failed coup.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, February 10, 2020 Keep War, Environmental Degradation And Profit Out Of Space
The 21st Century nuclear arms and developing outer space arms races, which began under Obama and are increasing under Trump, are going to be something the world has never seen before. They are a bonanza for weapons makers, the Pentagon budget and capitalists in space. They will create a less secure world, a greater wealth divide, a tattered safety net and new, more dangerous forms of war.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, September 30, 2019 "Ukrainegate" Teaches Us More About Ourselves Than Trump Or Biden
Ukrainegate' has opened the floodgates of impeachment in Washington, DC. President Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Zelensky provided such an opportunity that Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who resisted pressure for impeachment, is now on board along with a majority of the party.
(11 comments) SHARE Monday, September 2, 2019 Linking Popular Movements And Unions Is A Winning Strategy For Workers
Labor Day is a time to reflect on the potential of workers building power. The people are on the path to build a powerful political movement against both corporate-controlled parties to fight for a government that represents the interests of workers and puts people and planet before profits.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Greens say "no to NATO" while war parties give standing ovations to NATO
Many Greens, working with other peace and anti-imperialist activists, helped to organize the week of actions and many other Greens participated. The Green Party showed itself to be the alternative to the two-winged War Party of the Democrats and Republicans, a party that stands for an end to militarism and imperialism.
(7 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 24, 2019 US and Puppet Guaido Implicated In Terrorism Plot Against Venezuela
This week the US was caught seeking to create violent chaos with imported mercenaries disguised as Venezuelan military, funded by assets seized from Venezuela as part of the US economic war. Telesur reports the government unveiled telephone conversations and other evidence between leaders of the right planning violence against the country that came from a Guaidó aide.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 23, 2019 New Republic Gives Green Party Credit For The Green New Deal
I write how the Democrats two marquee issues -- the Green New Deal and Medicare for All -- came from the Green Party. The article is a response to the New Republic thesis that the Green Party is no longer needed because the Democrats are supporting the Green New Deal and becoming socialist. This is a very false thesis.
SHARE Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Venezuela: US Pursuing Humanitarian Aid Path To War
The United States has been working with oligarchs in Venezuela to remove President Maduro since he came to office in 2013 after the death of Hugo Chavez and was re-elected that year. After he won re-election to another six-year term in 2018, the regime change planners sought new strategies to remove Maduro, including an assassination attempt last August.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 20, 2019 Beyond NATO: Time To Break The Silence, End NATO's Militarism
On this holiday weekend, we reflect on the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. who urged us to "re-dedicate ourselves to the long and bitter, but beautiful, struggle for a new world." Protest to end NATO will be a step toward ending what King called "the deadly western arrogance that has poisoned the international atmosphere for so long." It is time for peace to "take precedence over the pursuit of war."