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
Solidarity with the uprising in Kazakhstan
We are republishing this international solidarity statement with the protests in Kazakhstan. It was written by socialist TD Paul Murphy of Ireland.
Left VoiceJanuary 12, 2022
The Movement to Shut Down Red Hill Forced a Concession from the U.S. Navy. The Fight Continues.
The U.S. Navy has made a first concession to the demands of the movement to shut down Red Hill. Water protectors understand that their fight must continue. The larger climate movement, the working class, and oppressed people must maintain solidarity.
Sam CarlinerJanuary 12, 2022
Kazakhstan Government Resigns amid Protests Over High Fuel Prices
The president accepted his government’s resignation and declared a state of emergency in two regions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 6, 2022
Apparel Suppliers in India Pay Less than Minimum Wage While Reaping Billions in Profits
More than 400,000 workers in Karnataka, India, one of the world’s largest clothing production centers, are paid less than US$5.00 a month by suppliers to major clothing sellers, including Nike, Zara, and C&A.
Esquerda DiárioJanuary 5, 2022
Worker Protest at Foxconn iPhone Factory In India Forces the Bosses to Improve Labor Conditions
Thousands of women workers at an iPhone assembly factory in India said “enough” last week and protested their horrible working and living conditions. Their actions forced the company to close the plant and make improvements.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 2, 2022
Where Is China Going? A Review of Two Opposing Views
The United States is escalating its provocations against China. To understand the rivalry between the two countries, we have to understand their class nature. In the case of China, the debate over its social and economic form is far from settled. This article discusses two recent books that take quite different positions on this question.
Esteban MercatanteDecember 15, 2021