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Popular Mobilization in Sudan Is the Main Bulwark Against the Coup

In Sudan this past weekend, the military took power in a coup after months of divisions within the government. It could have major consequences for the region.

Philippe Alcoy

October 27, 2021

While Global North Weighs Booster Shots against Covid-19, Fewer than 2% of Africans Are Vaccinated

Wealthy countries around the world are preparing to offer a third shot of Covid-19 vaccines to their populations. Meanwhile, vaccination remains out of reach for the vast majority of Africans.

Allison Noel

August 22, 2021

Joe Biden is Bombing Somalia

Despite claims to reduce drone strikes, Joe Biden is bombing Somalia.

K.S. Mehta

August 1, 2021

Ravaged by Climate Change: 400,000 On the Brink of Starvation in Madagascar

Over one million people in southern Madagascar are food insecure, while almost half a million are on the brink of starvation. Climate change is to blame, and capitalism ensures that the Global South will pay the highest price.

Otto Fors

July 2, 2021

Mass mobilizations in Chad against the Military Junta and French Imperialism

A week after the death of the dictator Idriss Déby, Chad’s military junta and France are confronted with massive mobilizations of the toiling masses.

Julien Anchaing

April 28, 2021

Ethiopia Is on the Brink of a Civil War

Ethiopia is experiencing one of the most tense moments in its history, opening up the possibility of a new civil war.

Salvador Soler

December 10, 2020

Nigeria in Turmoil

The #EndSARS movement is the latest outburst of protest against the tremendous hardship and repression that the Nigerian working class has endured. The oil-rich country also faces an economic crisis triggered by the collapse of oil prices, which intensified during the pandemic.

Alex Kole

December 3, 2020

Mali’s Military Coup: A Road to Nowhere

Mali's working class and its allies among the oppressed urban youth and rural peasantry must link their struggle with the militant working class in countries like Nigeria and South Africa. If the working class of those countries were to take state power into their own hands, it would very likely spark a pan-African revolt of workers and peasants.

Alex Kole

September 6, 2020

Sudan Shaken by New Protests

Protests throughout the East African country are demanding political reforms toward “democracy.” But the country’s economic and social situation is worsening every day.

Salvador Soler

August 27, 2020