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 [...]

Peru: Exit Poll Shows Technical Tie

By Orinoco Tribune. -

The pollster Ipsos published this Sunday the exit polls of the second round of the presidential elections in Peru. With a difference of 0.6% of votes, the candidate Keiko Fujimori, from Fuerza [...]

Peru Elections: Will There Be A Left-Wing Resurgence?

By Peoples Dispatch. -

On June 6, 25 million Peruvians will elect their next president and two vice presidents for the period 2021-2026. Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo of the Free Peru political party will face off [...]

‘The White Republic’: A Response By Gerald Horne

By Gerald Horne, Organizing Upgrade. -

The good news is that Comrade Bob Wing’s analysis represents a step forward in terms of the U.S. Left’s understanding of the nation—“republic”—in which it struggles. The bad news is that the [...]

Chile Is Reborn: A (Political) Earthquake Emerged From The Streets

By Patricio Zamorano, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

What happened in Chile this past weekend seems to be one of those historic events that cannot but follow its inexorable course. It is like an enormous, powerful tsunami wave whose size cannot be [...]

Chile: Left, Independent Forces Win Majority Of Constituents

By Telesur English. -

While the nationwide results for governors, mayors and councilors will not be known until later Sunday night, and final results may not be known for another week, the vote for Chile's [...]

In Kerala, The Present Is Dominated By The Future

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

Kerala, a state in the Indian union with a population of 35 million, has re-elected the Left Democratic Front (LDF) to lead the government for another five years. Since 1980, the people of Kerala [...]

US Role Behind The Defeat Of Ecuador’s Leftist Presidential Candidate

By Roger Harris, Orinoco Tribune. -

The US role in the defeat of leftist Andrés Arauz in Ecuador’s presidential contest on April 11 was not overt because it did not need to be, according to a high-ranking Latin American diplomat. [...]

Tankie, Conspiracy Theorist, And Other Pejorative Tools Of Narrative Control

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Bloomberg pundit Noah Smith had a very revealing interaction on Twitter the other day that I've been meaning to write about ever since. It began with Smith sharing a screenshot of an article [...]

Ecuador’s Socialists Set To Defeat Neo-liberalism

By Lee Brown, Labour Outlook. -

A young left-wing economist, Andres Aruaz, is favourite to win Ecuador’s presidential election later this month, in what would be the latest victory for progressives in Latin America after [...]

Syria War: Who Are The Real Anti-Imperialists?

By Joseph Massad, Middle East Eye. -

In the history of post-World War Two US imperialism, there have been various cases of aggression against countries and regimes that many anti-imperialist, socialist leftists around the world have [...]

There Are So Many Lessons To Learn From Kerala

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

Indian farmers and agricultural workers have crossed the hundred-day mark of their protest against the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They will not withdraw until the government [...]