Japanese Residents Demand a Ban on U.S. Military Noise Pollution
A group of plaintiffs in the Japanese city of Iwakuni is ready to launch a lawsuit to ban flights from a local U.S. military base.
Sam CarlinerMay 9, 2022
Millions in Sri Lanka Hold General Strike amid Historic Economic Crisis
Millions of workers in Sri Lanka held a general strike on Thursday that crippled the island nation. They should extend it indefinitely, ensuring that the working class doesn’t pay a cent for the country’s economic crisis.
Sou MiApril 29, 2022
Protests Reach Fever Pitch in Sri Lanka Amid Historic Economic Crisis
In Sri Lanka, the government has imposed a state of emergency to control protests and mass anger over a deepening economic crisis that has led to debilitating shortages of food, fuel, and basic goods.
Sou MiApril 2, 2022
Biden’s Economic Warfare on Afghanistan Is Killing Thousands and Empowering the Taliban
Despite a historic humanitarian crisis, the Biden administration’s economic measures against Afghanistan, as well as the sanctions on Russia and war in Ukraine are making it harder for Afghans to access food and survive. Biden’s policies are also making it harder for Afghans fighting back against the Taliban.
Maryam AlanizMarch 31, 2022
Millions in India Join General Strike against Modi Government
Millions of workers in India have taken to the streets as part of a general strike against the government of Narendra Modi.
Ezra BrainMarch 28, 2022
Australian Government’s Energy and Military Policies Fuel Deadly Floods
Thousands of Australians have been displaced by massive flooding. The government’s support for fossil capitalism and militarism must be countered by an internationalist, worker-led climate movement.
Sam CarlinerMarch 12, 2022
South Korea’s New President-Elect Wants to Beef Up Privatization and U.S. Militarization in the Pacific
A winner has emerged in what has been dubbed South Korea’s “unlikable election.” Winner and opposition candidate Yoon Suk-yeol has made inflammatory remarks about Chinese residents and women and loves U.S. imperialism.
Sam CarlinerMarch 10, 2022
Biden Plans on Stealing $7 Billion from Afghanistan
With a new executive order, the Biden administration has begun the process of seizing assets from Afghanistan to set up a toothless “humanitarian assistance” trust fund and give the rest to the families of 9/11 victims. Afghans, whose money this is, had nothing to do with those attacks.
Scott CooperFebruary 17, 2022
Poisoning People for Imperialism: Navy Reneges on Shutting Down Hawaiʻi Site
Appealing an emergency order by the Department of Health, the U.S. Navy has gone back on its promise to draft a plan for defueling tanks at the Hawaiʻi Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility and cleaning up contamination. U.S. imperialism intends to stay in Hawaiʻi for the long term; the movement must expand to include worker action to defeat it.
Sam CarlinerFebruary 2, 2022
Kazakhstan: A Revolt Against “Transitional” Capitalism
Dozens of protesters have been killed in protests sparked by a rise in fuel prices. The revolt is concerning to Russia and inconvenient for Western powers.
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 13, 2022