Book Review: The Revolution Won’t Be Stopped

By Roger Stoll, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Republican strategist Karl Rove often advised his clients to attack not the enemy’s weaknesses but its strengths. The bipartisan US foreign policy disinformation machine has taken Rove’s advice [...]

Sudan: The Second Wave Of Revolt

By Sara Abbas, Red Pepper. -

The second wave of revolts in the Middle East and North Africa (the ‘MENA’ region) began in Sudan, in December 2018. This is interesting when looked at in the context of a decade of dissent in [...]

The Right To Live In Peace

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

On a warm late February day in Santiago, I went to the grave of Victor Jara to pay homage to the man who was brutally killed on 16 September 1973. A theatre director, songwriter, and communist, [...]

Ecuador’s Elections Are Being Undermined By Foreign And Domestic Interference

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

Before the votes were fully counted in Ecuador's latest elections, one candidate received a phone call from the US embassy assuring him that he would be in the second round. Fidel Narvaez, a [...]

Haiti’s Century Of US Coups, Invasions And Puppets

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

Major demonstrations continue to rock Haiti as protesters demand that US-backed President Jovenel Moise step down from office. On February 7th, his constitutional mandate to rule ended. But [...]

Sometimes Marx’s Capital Is A Pillow…

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

In 1911, a young Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969) arrived in France, which had colonised his homeland of Vietnam. Though he had been raised with a patriotic spirit committed to anti-colonialism, Ho Chi [...]

The Mechanics Behind The Egyptian Revolution

By Hossam el-Hamalawi, ROAR Magazine. -

The Egyptian revolution, which flared from early 2011 to mid-2013, is usually presented in the media (and some academic circles) as a “Facebook Revolution” or at least as one gigantic event that [...]

Ecuador’s Left Is Back

By Denis Rogatyuk, Tribune Magazine. -

Since the beginning of the right-wing turn by Moreno’s government and the political persecution of the key leaders of the Citizen Revolution—most notably Rafael Correa and Jorge Glas—countless [...]

The Revolutionary Promise Of New Year’s Day

By New Frame. -

The celebration of New Year’s Day as a moment to contemplate renewal, usually personal renewal, follows the calendar adopted by Julius Caesar in 46BC. Designed by Greek mathematicians and [...]

The Revolutionaries, When They Rise, Care For Nothing But Love

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

A decade has now slipped by since a man named Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid on 17 December 2010. Bouazizi, a street vendor, took this extreme step after [...]

The Solutions Are Obvious, But It Will Take A Revolution To Win Them

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The United States has reached a severe crisis point and the next few months will determine how we address it. The COVID-19 pandemic is raging across the country and some areas are struggling to [...]

In An Insane World, Revolution Is The Moderate Position

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

It should not be considered radical or extremist to oppose mass murder for profit and power. It should not be considered radical or extremist to oppose the globe-spanning power alliance that [...]

CORE Nigeria: “We Will Fight For Our Total Liberation”

By Baba Aye, Progressive International. -

Nigeria - On 3 October, a young man was killed by the police in Ughelli, a town in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. A video of this incidence was circulated by residents of the city on WhatsApp [...]

Revolutionary Organization In Venezuela

By Tatuy TV and Venezuelanalysis. -

Our latest joint production with Tatuy Televisión Comunistaria looks at five examples of revolutionary organization in Venezuela: El Maizal Commune, Pueblo a Pueblo, the Pobladoras Movement, [...]

Scheer Intelligence: In A Time Of Mortal Crisis

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

There’s no denying there’s been a renewed wave of interest in socialism in the United States, thanks in large part to Bernie Sanders. While the Vermont senator gained support across the country [...]