Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part II

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

Arce in Bolivia and Castillo in Peru face some similar challenges: paralyzed economies, the exhaustion of some sources of income such as natural gas and the emergence of others (e.g. lithium); [...]

Arce-Castillo Socialist Alliance For South America, Part I

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Popular Resistance. -

On July 28, 2021, Pedro Castillo, son of illiterate Andean peasants will be inaugurated as President of Peru, celebrating the victory of his socialist party Perú Libre in the elections of June. [...]

Defend The Cuba Revolution And Struggle For More Socialism

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

Hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths, an economic crisis, broken supply chains, killer cops, mass incarceration, government surveillance, nuclear weapons, irrational anti-social mass [...]

Defense Of For-Profit Health Care Hasn’t Changed In Decades

By Luke Savage, Jacobin Magazine. -

This month marks the fifty-sixth anniversary of Medicare, signed into law by president Lyndon Johnson on July 30, 1965. The effects of the program were expansive and immediate: three years after [...]

China Pulls Itself Out Of Poverty 100 Years Into Its Revolution

By Vijay Prashad and John Ross, Counterpunch. -

On February 25, 2021, China’s President Xi Jinping announced that his country of 1.4 billion people had pulled its people out of poverty as it is defined internationally. Since 1981, 853 [...]

Preventing A Return To Normal Amidst The Current Catastrophe

By A.M. Gittlitz and Matt Peterson, ROAR Magazine. -

Towards the beginning of our most recent global catastrophe, writer A.M. Gittlitz published I Want to Believe: Posadism, UFOs and Apocalypse Communism, the result of his years-long research on [...]

The Communard Union, Chávez’s Ideas In Action

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis. -

Since 2019, several Venezuelan organizations that were weathering the storm of the crisis began to meet and sound each other out. In doing so, they were motivated by the need to survive in the [...]

Lenin Danced in the Snow to Celebrate the Paris Commune and the Soviet Republic

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

On 28 May 1871, one hundred and fifty years ago, the Paris Commune collapsed after seventy-two days. The workers of Paris created the Commune on 18 March, building on the wave of revolutionary [...]

I’m Still Here, Though My Country’s Gone West

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

A full generation has elapsed since the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) collapsed in late 1991. Two years earlier, in 1989, the communist states of Eastern Europe dissolved, with the [...]

We Can Solve The Climate Crisis!

By Tina Landis, Liberation News. -

Climate change is unfolding at an increasingly rapid rate with more severe droughts, storms, wildfires and floods impacting the globe. Yet, the capitalists continue to plunder the planet and [...]

Zambia Is The Tip Of The Tail Of The Global Dog

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

On 12 August 2021, the people of Zambia will vote to elect a new president, who will be the seventh person elected to the office since Zambia won its independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 [...]

Truth Commission Details Horrible Crimes Akin To Native American Genocide And Slavery

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, Covert Action Magazine. -

With a new Cold War heating up between the U.S. and Russia and China, Witness for Peace Southwest, Addicted to War and CodePink organized a Truth Commission on the original Cold War on March [...]

Ecuador’s Election Is A Test Of Our Solidarity

By David Adler, ROAR Magazine. -

On 11 April, the people of Ecuador will cast their final vote to elect the country’s next president. But as we approach the second round of Ecuador’s presidential election, the attacks on its [...]

China Offers To Tutor Planet Following Extreme Poverty Elimination

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

Home to nearly one-fifth of the world’s population, China’s social policies have a dramatic effect on humanity as a whole. Despite a shift toward allowing capitalist markets in the late 1970s, [...]