Empire and the Palestine Carnage: Immediate Actions

by Dan Freeman-Maloy, published on Mondoweiss, May 23, 2021 The racial-justice pretenses of empire have been burned alongside bodies in Gaza. These are days of horror and grief – but also, and necessarily, of anti-racist rage. Anti-fascists and anti-racists have thus far been unable to block the murderers from killing and bring them to justice. This is a wrenching fact,[…]

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Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru’s History

by Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, June 8, 2021 With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: “No más pobres en un país rico” – No more poor people in a rich country.[…]

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Decree 575, A Coup D’état In Colombia

by Joaquin Romero, from Labor Today, June 1, 2021 Labor Today would like to thank Joaquin Romero, Member of the WFTU Presidents Council and President of Funtramiexico for this excellent report and manifesto of the workers of Colombia who continue their courageous general strike and their opposition to the fascist government of President Iván Duque Márquez.  Please send messages of[…]

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On Feb. 20: U.S. cities in solidarity with #BAmazon workers

by Betsey Piette, published on Workers World, February 24, 2021 As Amazon workers in Bessemer, Ala., vote to unionize, they are gaining support.  On Feb. 20, demonstrations took place in solidarity with BAmazon workers in 50+ U.S. cities in 30 states, including several in the South. The National Day of Solidarity with BAmazon was called by the Southern Workers Assembly,[…]

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Resistance is not Futile: A Brief History of Lebanon’s Hezbollah

by Steve Lalla, published on CounterPunch, January 15, 2021 Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has inspired fear within the Empire through both armed struggle and its success in electoral politics. For effectively wielding this double-edged sword, the “Party of God” has been vilified by countless politicians and media outlets. From its birth as an armed resistance to Israeli attacks on Lebanon[…]

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Working Class Unites Across India for 250 Million Strong Strike

by Martha Grevatt, published on Workers World, December 1, 2020 For the second time this year, a class-wide mobilization in an “All-India strike” brought out 250 million workers. With one in four working-age people in India participating, this 24-hour work stoppage can again claim the status of “world’s biggest strike.” The first record-breaking general strike had taken place on Jan.[…]

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BLM Chapters Demand “Accountability” from Trio that Cashed In on the Movement

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report,  December 3, 2020 Ten chapters of the national Black Lives Matter organization are in open revolt against the individuals that have treated the mass movement as their personal vehicle for upward political, professional and financial advancement. “The BLMGNF became the principal beneficiary of millions of dollars in individual and corporate philanthropy.” In 2013 three Black[…]

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Evo Morales returns to Bolivia in triumph

By Marco Terrugi posted on Workers World, November 16, 2020 Chimoré airport, Bolivia First published Nov. 13 in revistacrisis.com.ar, Teruggi’s article describes Evo Morales’ triumphant return to Bolivia after a year in exile. Translation: John Catalinotto. [Former President] Evo Morales and [Vice President] Alvaro Garcia Linera stood before a crowd at the Chimoré airport in the heart of the Chapare.[…]

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Police Kill. We March. Why?

by Mark P. Fancher, published on Black Agenda Report, September 2, 2020 We must instead think creatively about how to either take total community control of law enforcement as an institution or to bring about an independent, nation-building, self-governing reality. “We are able to develop new approaches to community security adapted to the current material conditions of our community.” In[…]

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