A Glimpse Of China’s ‘Whole-Process Democracy’

By CGTN, Friends of Socialist China. -

The notion of Chinese democracy is not the same as that in the West. The political system in China is more about consensus building within a greater voice rather than the protracted bargaining to [...]

Propaganda War Against China To Eradicate Socialism

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

Friends of Socialist China formed out of what we saw as a dire need to gather all information, original and otherwise, to counter the misinformation being spread about China. We didn’t include [...]

Left Labor Project, New York City Closing Statement

By Left Labor Project, Portside. -

Left Labor Project was formed in 2008 by activists in New York City unions, with the goal of influencing the broad labor movement to the left. It brought together folks who had been deeply [...]

Nicaragua’s New Way

By Becca Mohally Renk, Morningstar Online. -

In 1999, when I first came to Ciudad Sandino, a city of 180,000 located just outside Managua, Hurricane Mitch had recently created 2.7 million homeless people in Nicaragua and Honduras. The [...]

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 [...]

Afghanistan: Operation Cyclone Comes Full Circle

By Gavin O'Reilly, Popular Resistance. -

Since Monday, the international media has focused on one story that has managed to knock Covid from the headlines; the capture of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban forces and the subsequent [...]

Stories Of Resistance From El Maizal Commune

By Cira Pascual Marquina and Chris Gilbert, Venezuelanalysis. -

El Maizal Commune lies in the fertile lands between the Lara and Portuguesa states in western Venezuela. Founded in 2009, this rural commune has since become an important political and economic [...]

The Eradication Of Extreme Poverty In China

By Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 25 February 2021, the Chinese government announced that extreme poverty had been abolished in China, a country of 1.4 billion people. This historic victory is a culmination of a [...]

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 [...]