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.
Sam CarlinerJuly 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.
Sam CarlinerFebruary 4, 2022
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
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
Native Occupation of Alcatraz Island Began on This Day in 1969
Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the start of what would become a year-and-a-half-long occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay in 1969 by 89 Native Americans and their supporters. It was a remarkable demonstration of Indigenous resistance self-organization and helped launch a broader struggle.
Emma LeeNovember 20, 2021
Thousands in Ecuador Protest the Government’s Austerity Measures
Thousands have taken to the streets in Ecuador to protest increases in fuel prices and the government’s austerity measures. But the union and social movement leaderships are not putting forward a serious plan of struggle to defeat these plans through a real national strike.
Diego SacchiOctober 28, 2021