The Imperialist History Behind the Maui Fires
At the center of the latest climate change disaster is the long and ongoing struggle for water and land rights for Native Hawaiians.
Emma LeeAugust 22, 2023
“Indigenous Communities Are Leading the Struggle in Jujuy”: Interview With an Argentinian Socialist
This summer, the province of Jujuy in Argentina exploded in protest against constitutional reforms with the indigenous communities at the forefront. The backdrop to this conflict is an anti imperialist fight for control of the country’s resources.
Warren MontagAugust 2, 2023
Jujuy: An Indigenous and Working-Class Rebellion in the Lithium Triangle
Workers and indigenous people in Jujuy, Argentina are facing off against antidemocratic reforms enacted by the provincial government and the international lithium mining corporations behind it.
Robert BelanoJune 26, 2023
Norway: Thousands of Youth Demonstrated against “Green Colonialism”
From the end of February to the beginning of March, over a thousand youth protested against the construction of wind turbines on Sami land. This movement represents the birth of a militant, Indigenous-led environmentalist movement.
Matthew WaltersMay 1, 2023
The Case of the Mapuche: What Can Trotsky Teach Us about the Fight against National Oppression?
Trotsky’s reflections on the social aspect of permanent revolution have deep implications for building working-class hegemony through solidarity with oppressed peoples.
Juan ValenzuelaDecember 4, 2022
Under Xiomara Castro’s Government, the Garífunas in Honduras Still Await Answers in the Struggle for Their Land
The Garífunas in Honduras persist in their struggle for their ancestral lands, while eviction attempts and threats against their leaders continue. Almost 10 months into Xiomara Castro’s administration, her campaign promises to the Garífuna communities remain unfulfilled.
Marisela TrevinNovember 19, 2022
Canadian Land Defenders Continue Struggle Against Illegal Developments
The long struggle of land defenders from Six Nations has entered a critical phase in the legal battle with a real estate development company building illegally on their land. The history of this recent struggle contains many important lessons for socialists and labor activists across the continent, especially working class solidarity with such movements.
Matthew WaltersSeptember 30, 2022
Canada Is Trying to Send Indigenous Water Protectors to Prison
As heat waves kill people across the Global North, Canada’s government is escalating its attacks on Wet’suwet’en water protectors as part of its efforts to suppress Indigenous rights and the climate movement.
Samuel KarlinJuly 21, 2022
Ecuador’s Indigenous People Are Fighting Neoliberal Austerity in the Streets
The indigenous protests in Ecuador are bringing thousands of people to the streets to protest austerity.
Margarita ValenciaJune 23, 2022
Indigenous Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Has Covid and Is Being Denied Treatment
Native American activist and political prisoner Leonard Peltier has Covid-19. Decades of imprisonment in torturous conditions and multiple health issues place him in great danger. He must be treated and freed immediately.
Samuel KarlinFebruary 4, 2022