Having an analytical framework to understand the key relationships that define the social conditions and political battles we face can guide us in formulating our strategy and tactics on every level—from local to global.
Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, Marcy Winograd
Foreign Policy in Focus
The war in Ukraine has divided progressives like few other foreign policy issues in recent years. A Foreign Policy in Focus commentary by John Feffer posted on Portside criticized CODEPINK's position on the war in Ukraine. Here is our response.
The U.S. troops arrive amid an upsurge of Peru’s underclass. Peru’s mostly rural, poor, and indigenous majority elected the recently deposed Castillo as president in 2021, they are now calling for Boluarte's, (his unpopular replacement) removal.
Presenter: Adrian Finighan, Guests: Temir Porras Ponceleon, Guillaume Long, Danny Shaw
Brazil’s president wants economic and political bloc to benefit region. Leaders from South America’s 12 nations are meeting in Brazil. Their host president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is calling for more unity and even a new single currency.
Kevin Young; Charles Patrick Lynch; John Feffer
Last week Portside ran John Feffer's column, which generated a number of likes and shares on Portside's Facebook page. We are are sharing two comments from readers Kevin Young and Charles Patrick Lynch. We asked John Feffer to respond to these.
Bernd Gehrke is critical of those in the peace movement and left who dismissed the threat of invasion coming from Russia - a failure to understand the genesis of today’s Russian capitalism and its emergence from Soviet-era party bureaucracy.