France’s Openly Racist Presidential Candidate Makes It Official
Éric Zemmour officially declared his candidacy in next spring’s French presidential elections, in an online video replete with open racism and xenophobia aimed at “saving France.”
Scott CooperNovember 30, 2021
The IMF Is a Weapon Against Women — They Have the Power to Fight Against It
The International Monetary Fund, based in Washington, has a very particular gender perspective. The adjustment plans it negotiates with the governments of debtor countries fall on the backs of working people, and it is women from the poorest households who are most affected. These effects are universal across the globe. This article uses Argentina to make the case.
Andrea D'AtriNovember 30, 2021
Another Attack on Protesters by French Troops in Africa, This Time Killing Three
Demonstrators demanding the departure of French troops from Operation Barkhane in the African Sahel region blocked a French army convoy last Saturday, and the soldiers and Nigerian police opened fire, killing three and injuring 17, 10 of them seriously.
Augustin TagèlNovember 30, 2021
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Left VoiceNovember 30, 2021
Second Chance for Bessemer Amazon Workers as NLRB Orders Another Union Vote
The National Labor Relations Board has called for a new union vote at the Bessemer Amazon facility after Amazon engaged in illegal union busting.
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 29, 2021
Imperialism Is Responsible For Omicron
With capitalism acting as an incubator for pandemics, and vaccine nationalism preventing an effective global response, it is no surprise that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has emerged. Waive the patents!
Sam CarlinerNovember 29, 2021
A Patriarchal Stereotype Sustains the Capitalist System: The “Inferior, Submissive Woman”
Gender violence is the direct result of the capitalist system’s patriarchal structure, which serves the exploitation and oppression upon which the system thrives.
Scilla Di PietroNovember 29, 2021
Today in History: Soviet Partisan Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Is Executed by Nazis
On this day in 1941, Soviet partisan Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya was executed by Nazis. She was inspired by the cause of emancipation and freedom.
Paula SchallerNovember 29, 2021
Factory Workers Strike against Poverty Pay, Abuse by Management at Rich Products Plant in L.A. Area
Since November 3, the group of well over 100 strikers has been on the picket line at the Rich Products-owned Jon Donaire Desserts plant, demanding better wages, improved retirement benefits, and changes to the company’s abusive, punitive point system, which provides workers with only three days of sick leave per year.
Edgar ReyesNovember 28, 2021
Diplomatic Crisis in Britain and France: Xenophobia and Reactionary One-Upmanship
Three days after the tragedy that cost the lives of 27 migrants in the English Channel, the war of words between France and Britain resumed in earnest after the French disinvited the British from a meeting to discuss the migrant crisis.
Nathan ErderofNovember 27, 2021