U.S. Forces Kill Thirteen in Raid on ISIS Leader, Bourgeois Media Cheers Them On
A high profile raid on ISIS militants in Northwest Syria is the latest in a series of actions designed to bolster the failed “war on terror” as well as President Biden’s plummeting poll numbers. The U.S. media is playing along just as it always does.
Left VoiceFebruary 4, 2022
Amnesty International Gets It Right: Israel Is an Apartheid State. But NGO Reports Won’t Free Palestine
A report issued yesterday by Amnesty International spells out how Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory amounts to “apartheid,” and calls on the world to “bring perpetrators of apartheid crimes to justice.”
Scott CooperFebruary 2, 2022
South Africa’s Striking Clover Workers: Defending Jobs and Wages, Fighting Israeli Capital, Building Solidarity with Palestine
Thousands of workers at the Clover dairy company in South Africa have been on strike for more than two months, battling an Israeli company that is slashing jobs and wages. Clover aims to destroy a vital source of people’s basic needs in the country — all in the interest of capitalist profits. The South African government is colluding with this assault.
Scott CooperFebruary 1, 2022
With the Coup in Burkina Faso, French Imperialism’s Crisis in West Africa Keeps Growing
This past Monday saw a military coup in Burkina Faso, with President Kaboré removed from power. It’s another sign of how the position of French imperialism in West Africa is being destabilized — and the French are worried.
Julien AnchaingJanuary 29, 2022
Military Coup in Burkina Faso Is a Preemptive Strike Against Continuing Social Unrest
After a night of army mutiny in the west African country of Burkina Faso, soldiers on Monday, January 24, arrested the president and several government ministers in a coup d’état.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 26, 2022
Israel Continues Its Violent Displacement of Palestinians
2022 brings another year of Israeli violence against Palestinians. Solidarity with the movement to free Palestine from Zionist occupation must remain a priority of the Left.
Sam CarlinerJanuary 26, 2022
Imperialist Backed Airstrike in Yemen Kills At Least 70 People
Yemen, the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in recent history, continues to be devastated by a proxy war backed by U.S. imperialism. The latest attack shows the urgency of confronting the geopolitical and imperialist interests that have created this unimaginable human crisis.
Maryam AlanizJanuary 22, 2022
Massive Demonstrations in Mali Against ECOWAS Strengthen Ruling Junta
Sanctions against Mali have, predictably, helped legitimize the ruling military. It cannot be ruled out that international pressure on the military is working. But this success could become a “Pyrrhic victory.”
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 16, 2022
Sudan’s Prime Minister Resigns after New Mass Protests
Protests against the Sudanese military’s restoration to power of the very prime minister it overthrew in a coup have driven him from office again. Now protesters are aiming at taking down the military junta itself.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 4, 2022
Israel Will Now Officially Shoot to Kill Palestinian Rock Throwers
It has recently come to light that the Israeli Defense Forces, the military branch of the repressive Zionist state, has changed its Rules of Engagement to allow soldiers to kill unarmed Palestinians with abandon. In Israel, the war crimes just keep racking up.
Scott CooperDecember 30, 2021