“Farmgate” Threatens the Very Foundations of Capitalist Stability in South Africa
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa faces an impeachment vote Tuesday. More than a simple case of corruption, it’s a political crisis of the ruling party and of capitalist stability in the country.
Sam CarlinerDecember 5, 2022
COP27: Climate Talks Underway in Egypt amidst Intense Political Repression
Why is the UN holding COP27 in Egypt, where the al-Sissi regime is at the forefront of the repression of political and environmental activists and mostly inactive in the fight against climate change?
Wolfgang MandelbaumNovember 15, 2022
In Ghana, an Important Movement Is Forming Against the IMF
As cost-of-living protests continue throughout the world, Ghana is becoming the site of one of the more dynamic struggles, due to its staunch opposition to the IMF.
Sam CarlinerNovember 11, 2022
Women, Life, Freedom: Strategic Perspectives on the Iranian Revolt
Over a month after a historic feminist revolt broke out in Iran, what is the significance of the these protests? What strategic lessons can we take from the experience of the Iranian Revolution to push this struggle toward a victory?
Maryam AlanizOctober 28, 2022
South African Logistics Workers Strike against Inflation
South African port and freight-rail workers are on strike, using their strategic power to fight the rising cost of living. This can offer important lessons for other logistics workers who are organizing strikes.
Sam CarlinerOctober 12, 2022
Seven-Year-Old Rayan Suleiman Latest Victim of Israeli Occupation
Rayan Suleiman's death reveals the fear and terror under which Palestinian Children live in the occupied territories.
Luigi MorrisSeptember 30, 2022
Support the Protests in Iran by Opposing Sanctions
Feminists in Iran are waging a powerful struggle against the Iranian regime. Leftists in the U.S. can support the protests by opposing sanctions, which disproportionately harm Iranian women and workers.
Sam CarlinerSeptember 26, 2022
Say Her Name! Protests Erupt across Iran after Police Murder of Mahsa Amini
Iran has erupted over the death of a young woman in police custody for "improperly" wearing the hijab. In the context of a deep economic and political crisis, Iranians are also questioning their deeply unpopular regime and its brutal oppression of women.
Maryam AlanizSeptember 20, 2022