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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No Compromise, No Retreat: Defeat the War Against the African/Black People in the U.S. and Abroad

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, June 3, 2020 The justice for George Floyd mobilizations today reflected the state’s worst nightmare – a multi-national and multi-racial action initiated by Black people with Black leadership. “A shift must occur away from the focus on individual justice for Floyd back to a critique and opposition to the ongoing structural violence[…]

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Federal Charges Against Four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Dropped

by Embassy Protectors, published on Popular Resistance, June 3, 2020 Work to Oppose US Imperialism and Build International Solidarity Continues Washington, DC – The federal charge of “interfering with certain protective functions” levied against four members of the Embassy Protection Collective was formally dropped today in a hearing before Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell in US District Court. The four[…]

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Venezuela And Iran Show Solidarity Can Overcome US Empire

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, May 24, 2020 A Victory for Sovereignty, Independence, and Peace This week, Venezuela and Iran faced up to threats made by the United States and defied the illegal US sanctions by sending five oil tankers from Iran to Venezuela. The US’ longterm unilateral coercive measures have prevented the two countries[…]

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