The Western Imperial Left’s Collaboration with the Western Bourgeoisie

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, September 1, 2021 As the Western left has become more aligned with their imperialist bourgeoisie in the destabilization of the Global South, the radical Black tradition provides a clear approach to “turn imperialist wars into wars against imperialism.” Changes in historical conditions can elevate a secondary contradiction to a primary, and antagonistic[…]

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Afghanistan: The Defeat of U.S. Imperialism and the Road Ahead

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, August 26, 2021 After 20 years of untold U.S. government-inflicted barbaric horrors on the people of Afghanistan the world’s greatest military power, along with its NATO allies, stands humiliated, demoralized and defeated, forced to abandon their claimed nation-building project in the face of irreversible Taliban victories over the past year and longer. With[…]

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The U.S. Military Is Driving Environmental Collapse Across the Planet

by Sam Carliner, published on The Left Voice, August 19, 2021 Summer 2021 has been an alarming season for climate news. Massive fires have raged from California to Europe; countries in the Global South have been hit by deadly droughts and historic winters; and on August 9, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report confirming what many[…]

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A Short History of Haiti

by Yanis Iqbal, published on Countercurrents, July 10, 2021 A reminder of the roots of the current Haitian upheaval. The 1697 Treaty of Ryswick legalized French control over the western third of the island of Hispaniola – a Spanish asset – under the name of Saint-Domingue. The colony proved to be a valuable spigot of wealth. In 1789, Saint-Domingue supplied[…]

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The China Fear Factor

by Michael Wong, published on PeacePivot.org, July 20, 2021 America vs. China: “A Clash of Civilizations” Hillary Clinton famously said, “’I don’t want my grandchildren to live in a world dominated by the Chinese.” During his tenure, President Obama launched his “Pivot to Asia,” moving 60% of US naval power to bases surrounding China, developing the Trans Pacific Partnership treaty[…]

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Defending Our Sovereignty: US Military Bases in Africa and the Future of African Unity

Dossier no. 42, Tricontinental Co-publication with The Socialist Movement of Ghana’s Research Group, July 5, 2021 How do you visualise the footprint of Empire? The images in this dossier map some of AFRICOM’s military bases on the African continent – both ‘enduring’ and ‘non-enduring’, as they are officially called. The satellite photos were gathered by data artist Josh Begley, who[…]

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The Killing of Jovenel Moise Must Not be an Excuse for U.S. Intervention U.S. Hands off Haiti

United National Antiwar Coalition Statement The assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moise is yet another tragic event for the people of that country. His death only creates new traumas for Haiti. Moise was the latest United States installed puppet, whose administration continued in defiance of Haiti’s constitution which in fact required him to step down in February 2021. Haitians in[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Continued U.S./OAS/UN Support for Unconstitutional Actions by Haiti’s Illegitimate Government

Black Alliance for Peace Press Release, July 6, 2021 Over eight days, from June 25-30, Haiti had been subjected to increasing state-sponsored, imperial and gang violence. Massacres killed almost 60 people in Port au Prince, including in Cité Soleil, Delmas and Pétionville, as well as on on Rue Magloire Ambroise. Prominent human-rights activist Antoinette (Netty) Duclaire and journalist Diego Charles[…]

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‘American’ Imperialism is Back – Biden, Blinken, Burns and Austin

by John Catalinotto, published on Workers World, June 22, 2021 Joe Biden ended his weeklong diplomatic trip to Europe June 17 and returned to Washington. It revealed what he meant by “America is back.” Washington aims to retain its place directing the superrich ruling class worldwide. Biden met with the richest and most powerful imperialist leaders in the G7 in[…]

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U.S. Empire Deploys Its Troops for Battle

by Manlio Dinucci, published on Workers World, June 18, 2021 Printed first in Notonato.org, June 15, excerpted here. The NATO Summit took place yesterday at NATO headquarters in Brussels, at the highest level of state and government leaders. It was officially chaired by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, de facto by U.S. President Joseph Biden, who came to Europe to call to[…]

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