The Limits Of ‘Lived Experience’

By Erica Caines, Black Agenda Report. -

Online, the “left” continues to find itself in a never ending series of bad faith arguments around self-determination. Many terms/frameworks that may have had a subversive character within their [...]

Loyalty

By Dakotah Lilly, Popular Resistance. -

Whenever I wear one of my many shirts, necklaces, or buttons adorned with the faces of great leaders such as Hugo Chavez, Nestor and Cristina Kirchner, Che, or Evita, I will commonly get a [...]

Evo Morales And Social Groups Create ‘People’s General Staff’

By Telesur English. -

"The social, union and indigenous organizations decided to form the General Staff of the People for the people as a space to defend the sovereignty and dignity of our democratic and multicultural [...]

ALBA Movements Issue Alert Over Coup Attempt In Peru

By Kawsachun News. -

ALBA Movimientos is issuing an alert of a coup underway against the government of Pedro Castillo in Peru and is calling for international solidarity, saying, the removal of Héctor Bejar from the [...]

Peru: A Coup Brewing

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera, Orinoco Tribune. -

The onslaught of the Peruvian right wing against the government of President Pedro Castillo Terrones began long before he was proclaimed president after many delays—it began when his passage to [...]

From Elder To Ancestor: Remembering Glen Ford

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Glen Ford, a brilliant and powerful force in the media throughout his life, died recently at the age of 71. In this century, Glen was the founder of the Black Commentator in 2002 and then Black [...]

Digital Corbynism

By Katrina Forrester, Dissent Magazine. -

The first time I saw protesters dancing on the roof of a police van was at a May Day demonstration in London in 2002. Over the dulcet acid techno beats of a bike-powered sound system, a friend [...]

The New Green-Red Zagreb

By Paul Stubbs, Tribune Magazine. -

In the local elections held in Croatia on 16 and 30 May 2021, a left-green political platform Zagreb je Naš/Možemo! (‘Zagreb is Ours’/’Yes, We Can!’) won 23 out of 47 seats in the City Assembly, [...]

Pedro Castillo’s Victory Raises Hopes Beyond Peru

By Steve Ellner, Orinoco Tribune. -

Peru’s long-standing polarity between a large extension of coastal region, where the nation’s wealth is concentrated, and the much-neglected interior was on full display in the June 6 [...]

A Peasant-Teacher Just Won The Peruvian Elections

By Matt Kirkegaard, Novara Media. -

On the ground in Lima, the cloud of political uncertainty remains so thick it can be difficult to grasp the basic facts about this election and its historic importance for the people of [...]

Meet The Communists Who Now Govern Chile

By Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zuniga Silva, People's Dispatch. -

Javiera Reyes, who is 31 years old, is the new mayor of the Santiago municipality of Lo Espejo in Chile. “I grew up in a home where [former President of Chile] Salvador Allende was always the [...]

Will Keiko Fujimori Burn The Country Down Before Accepting Defeat?

By Daniel Espinosa, The Grayzone. -

Lima, Peru – Keiko Fujimori, the political heiress to the jailed Peruvian former dictator Alberto Fujimori, appears to have lost her third election in a row. This time, she has been defeated by [...]

Peru: Castillo Ahead By 100,000 Votes

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen English. -

Peru Libre candidate Pedro Castillo has rejected accusations of fraud in the Peruvian elections and has encouraged his supporters to defend the vote in a “historic vigil”. Monday night’s vigil [...]

Fujimori Also Cried Fraud In 2016

By Kawsachun News. -

Peru’s far-right presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori is making allegations of electoral fraud, as leftist candidate Pedro Castillo has maintained the lead in the official count. This is not the [...]

Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised To Write A New Chapter In Peru’s History

By Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly [...]