Resisting Stolen Elections: Lessons from the Philippines, Serbia, Ukraine, and Gambia
23 October 2020

Discussion has grown for months about how the upcoming U.S. election results could be contested and possibly subverted.

No one knows for certain what will happen, but there are precedents we can learn from about how attempts to overturn election results have been stopped.


VIDEO: Democracy Defense
20 October 2020

Nonviolence International, Beautiful Trouble, BlackOUT Collective, and OR Books present a webinar on: “Democracy Defense: Advice from Activists Around the World.”


INTERVIEW: What Explains Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy?
20 October 2020

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Stephen Zunes, a professor of politics and international studies at the University of San Francisco. By Kourosh Ziabari & Stephen Zunes


Abortion Foes Should Vote Democratic
8 October 2020

The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court, which could result in the eventual reversal of the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, has brought this contentious issue to the forefront of the 2020 election campaign.


INTERVIEW: 2020 Election, Nonviolent Action, and More
3 October 2020

LINK:

https://www.facebook.com/joel.tyner/videos/10160419403615744/


VIDEO: Decision 2020
3 October 2020

Webinar / Interview


INTERVIEW: Prof. Stephen Zunes on the 2020 Election
1 October 2020

Download MP3 here:

https://ksqd.org/podcast-download/13679/prof-stephen-zunes-on-the-2020-election.mp3?ref=download


DNC Platform Condemns BDS But Not Israel’s Occupation of Palestine
7 August 2020

Due to a series of decisions by the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) platform committee, progressives are concerned that the Biden-led Democratic Party’s foreign policy toward Israel and Palestine will more closely resemble that of Republicans than that of the Democratic rank-and-file.


Sudan’s Democratic Revolution is Being Undermined by the United States
20 June 2020

Economic recovery from decades of autocratic misrule is critical for Sudan’s civilian-led transitional government to establish legitimacy and survive ongoing threats from reactionary forces. The United States, however, is maintaining its punitive sanctions, effectively punishing the country for the sins of the dictatorship the Sudanese people overthrew last year.


Congressional Democrats Supported Violent Force Against Protesters in 2010
19 June 2020

The use of lethal force by police, National Guard, and other security forces has come under increasing scrutiny in the wake of the George Floyd killing and resulting uprisings. Congressional Democrats have begun speaking out against police-perpetrated killings as well as the use of excessive force against protesters and journalists across the country, such as the notorious incident in Lafayette Park across from the White House late last month.