Africa’s Uprising Is Frozen, Its Cry Swollen With Hope

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 26 August, two deadly attacks on the perimeter of Kabul’s international airport killed over a hundred people, including a dozen US soldiers. The bombings struck people desperate to enter the [...]

The Blood Never Dries

By Richard Gott, Red Pepper. -

Twenty years ago, when Tony Blair tried to restore something of the old militarism of empire, invading Afghanistan and Iraq with little understanding of what had once happened there, he did so [...]

Afghanistan, The Great Game Of Smashing Countries

By John Pilger, Mintpress News. -

More than a generation ago, Afghanistan won its freedom, which the United States, Britain and their “allies” destroyed. When we watch the current scenes of panic at Kabul airport, and listen to [...]

Venezuela Rejects Accusations Of Former ICC Prosecutor

By Ana Perdigón, Orinoco Tribune. -

This Thursday, August 12, Venezuela’s Public Ministry (MP) rejected as worthless the accusations issued by the former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, after [...]

Venezuela Conference Another Example Of Liberal Hypocrisy

By Yves Engler, YvesEngler.com -

Was it conscious? Did someone at Global Affairs say, ‘we should organize a lofty sounding conference that’s a cover for our pro-US and corporate policy on the anniversary of the international [...]

US Troop Build Up Threatens Resource War In The Arctic

By Sam Carliner, Left Voice. -

While plenty of headlines are being dedicated to the U.S. military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, an increase of U.S. forces in another area has gone under the radar. This area is the [...]

Haitians March On Canadian Embassy

By Yves Engler. -

People everywhere around the world love and respect Canadians, or so we’re told. So how do you explain what’s going on in Haiti? On Sunday protesters in Port-au-Prince marched on the Canadian [...]

Opposing All Governments Equally Is Supporting The Most Powerful Government

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

The US-centralized empire is waging nonstop wars that have killed millions of human beings just since the turn of this century, and people will still say things like "We've really got to do [...]

Thomas Sankara: A United Front Against Debt

By Progressive International. -

At the 1987 summit of the Organization of African Unity, Thomas Sankara warned that he would not live to attend another meeting if Burkina Faso were alone in resisting its debt obligations. A few [...]

Haitians Continue To Resist Dictatorship And Imperialist Forces

By People's Dispatch. -

Protests continue in Haiti against the dictatorship of Jovenel Moïse and the neo-colonialist, imperialist forces that back him. Tens of thousands took to the streets in Haiti’s capital [...]

Neither Washington Nor Beijing?

By Carlos Martinez, Invent the Future. -

A newcomer to politics would likely assume that members of the global left support the People’s Republic of China. It is after all led by a communist party, with Marxism as its guiding ideology. [...]

On The Critical Predation Of China

By the Qiao Collective. -

Amidst the feverish critiques of China made by a growing cadre of “China scholars,” “media watchers,” and “think tank freelancers” across the Western world (the “free world,” they might tell [...]

COVID-19, The Climate Crisis, And Mutual Aid

By Tina Gerhardt, The Progressive. -

After COVID-19 struck in spring 2020, the absence of a concerted federal response prompted people across the country to begin self-organizing everything from food distribution to sewing squads to [...]

2020 Latin America And The Caribbean In Review: The Pink Tide May Rise Again

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

The balance between the US drive to dominate Latin America and the Caribbean and its counterpart, the Bolivarian cause of regional independence and integration, tipped portside by year end 2020 [...]

“The Threat Comes From The Neoliberal Right”

By Ajamu Baraka, Hood Comunist. -

For many of us in the Black Alliance for Peace, for many of us in the Black Left, no fundamental change is going to take place as a result of Biden’s victory. We know that the neo-liberal [...]