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
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
“We Could Vaccinate The World In Six Months”: End Medical Imperialism Now!
A recently released report identifies more than 100 companies worldwide that could begin manufacturing vaccines immediately. Vaccine imperialism needs to end, and the profit-driven medical system should die with it.
B.C. DaurelleDecember 26, 2021
All Out for Wedzin Kwa: Interview with a Leader of the Gidimt’en Checkpoint
The Wet’suwet’en-operated Gidimt’en checkpoint is at the forefront of a struggle against the Canadian Coastal GasLink pipeline. All out for Wedzin Kwa!
Left VoiceDecember 16, 2021
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
France’s Discussion of Autonomy for Guadeloupe and Martinique Is an Imperialist Maneuver
The French government says it’s ready to talk about autonomy for Guadeloupe and Martinique, its Caribbean territories. That’s all about trying to calm the crisis in the West Indies and, at the same time, divide the movement.
Philippe AlcoyDecember 4, 2021
Barbados Becomes a Republic
On Tuesday, Barbados dropped Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and became a republic. This was a result of the accelerated unrest after last year’s anti-racist and anti-colonial demonstrations around the world sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Another factor was the United Kingdom’s ongoing mistreatment of West Indian migrants.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 2, 2021
Another Attack on Protesters by French Troops in Africa, This Time Killing Three
Demonstrators demanding the departure of French troops from Operation Barkhane in the African Sahel region blocked a French army convoy last Saturday, and the soldiers and Nigerian police opened fire, killing three and injuring 17, 10 of them seriously.
Augustin TagèlNovember 30, 2021
Five Indigenous Struggles You Should Support on Thanksgiving
While Thanksgiving is an opportunity to spend time with family and community, it also represents the whitewashing of the country’s genocide of Native Americans. Here we present five Indigenous struggles that you can support today.
Sam CarlinerNovember 25, 2021