Author: Marisela Trevin

Stop the Genocide! Garífuna Land Defenders Fight Against State-Sanctioned Violence in Honduras

More than eight months after the kidnapping of four young land defenders from the Garífuna community of Triunfo de la Cruz, in northern Honduras, their whereabouts are still unknown. In a recent statement, the local organization OFRANEH (Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras) issued a denunciation saying that the State of Honduras is committing genocide against the Garífuna people, with the aim of achieving their definitive displacement. We discussed this situation with César Benedith, member of OFRANEH, community leader and former president of the Triunfo de la Cruz Community Board.

David Duke Supports Brazilian Presidential Candidate

Former grand wizard of the KKK David Duke announced his endorsement for the racist, misogynistic, and extreme-right Brazilian frontrunner in this year’s presidential elections, Jair Bolsonaro

Nicaragua: The Making of a Historic Crisis

Almost 40 years after the Sandinistas spearheaded a movement in Nicaragua that toppled a dictatorship and initiated an era of progressive reforms, the Sandinista government has unleashed a brutal attack on protesters demanding radical changes, accusing them of terrorism and collusion with US agencies. What are the true causes of the recent mass uprisings of the Nicaraguan people?

“Citizens’ Revolution” or Anti-Capitalist Program?: Why we Support Poutou in the French Presidential Elections

Sunday’s presidential elections in France demonstrate, in stark terms, the fall from grace of the country’s two traditional parties and the rise of new phenomena on the right and the left. Much has already has been written about the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Here, we examine the candidacy of Jean-Luc Mélanchon, the “leftist” ex-Socialist leader who is now third in the polls. However, despite the panic that his popularity has caused among the French establishment, what Mélanchon seeks is a partnership with capital, not a challenge to it. In contrast stands Philippe Poutou of the NPA, a worker and anti-capitalist activist, who proposes a radically different France.

Stop the Genocide! Garífuna Land Defenders Fight Against State-Sanctioned Violence in Honduras

More than eight months after the kidnapping of four young land defenders from the Garífuna community of Triunfo de la Cruz, in northern Honduras, their whereabouts are still unknown. In a recent statement, the local organization OFRANEH (Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras) issued a denunciation saying that the State of Honduras is committing genocide against the Garífuna people, with the aim of achieving their definitive displacement. We discussed this situation with César Benedith, member of OFRANEH, community leader and former president of the Triunfo de la Cruz Community Board.

David Duke Supports Brazilian Presidential Candidate

Former grand wizard of the KKK David Duke announced his endorsement for the racist, misogynistic, and extreme-right Brazilian frontrunner in this year’s presidential elections, Jair Bolsonaro

Nicaragua: The Making of a Historic Crisis

Almost 40 years after the Sandinistas spearheaded a movement in Nicaragua that toppled a dictatorship and initiated an era of progressive reforms, the Sandinista government has unleashed a brutal attack on protesters demanding radical changes, accusing them of terrorism and collusion with US agencies. What are the true causes of the recent mass uprisings of the Nicaraguan people?

“Citizens’ Revolution” or Anti-Capitalist Program?: Why we Support Poutou in the French Presidential Elections

Sunday’s presidential elections in France demonstrate, in stark terms, the fall from grace of the country’s two traditional parties and the rise of new phenomena on the right and the left. Much has already has been written about the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Here, we examine the candidacy of Jean-Luc Mélanchon, the “leftist” ex-Socialist leader who is now third in the polls. However, despite the panic that his popularity has caused among the French establishment, what Mélanchon seeks is a partnership with capital, not a challenge to it. In contrast stands Philippe Poutou of the NPA, a worker and anti-capitalist activist, who proposes a radically different France.