A New Book Analyzes The Impact Of COVID-19 On The US And China

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed China and the United States on the opposite ends of human progress.  In the U.S., massive casualties of the pandemic have been coupled with the worst capitalist [...]

A Critique Of The Rank-And-File Strategy

By Jason Koslowski, Left Voice. -

Kim Moody first gave a systematic statement of the “rank-file strategy” in a working paper for the socialist organization Solidarity in 2000. Since then he has kept on refining it, such as in [...]

The Political Lessons Of The Pandemic

By Joseph Kishore and David North, WSWS. -

1. As the New Year begins, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the globe. This is a world crisis of vast historical significance. The pandemic is a “trigger event” that manifests in a [...]

Socialise Big Tech

By Thomas Hanna and Michael Brennan, Tribune Magazine. -

On Wednesday 9 December, the Federal Trade Commission and forty-eight states and territories sued Facebook for its illegal social networking monopoly after an extensive investigation. The [...]

2020 Latin America And The Caribbean In Review: The Pink Tide May Rise Again

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

The balance between the US drive to dominate Latin America and the Caribbean and its counterpart, the Bolivarian cause of regional independence and integration, tipped portside by year end 2020 [...]

The (In)Visible Hand, Scarcity, Venezuela, And The PlayStation 5

By Dakotah Lilly, Popular Resistance. -

As Christmas approaches around the world, lines get longer, prices fluctuate, and everyone wants to get their hands on the seasons hottest gift or toy for their loved ones. This holiday seasons [...]

Marx Didn’t Invent Socialism, Nor Did He Discover It

By Steve Lalla, MR Online. -

There’s no debate that Marx didn’t invent socialism. As co-editor of a French-German radical newspaper by 1843, a young Marx would have read the term “socialism” used by French author Pierre [...]

Elections And The Path To Socialism In Venezuela

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On December 6, Venezuelans elected a new National Assembly with a left political majority. This election, which was well-run and legitimate despite what the imperialist media and countries say, [...]

US Media, Politicians Rage After Venezuela Defies US Empire

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

President Nicolas Maduro and his United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) are celebrating today, after a clear victory in yesterday’s National Assembly elections. The elections, boycotted by [...]

Socialist Alliance Victory In Venezuela’s National Assembly Is A Failure Of US Regime Change Policy

By Dan Kovalik, RT. -

The victory of Maduro’s political alliance in Sunday’s parliamentary election means that despite the Covid pandemic, economic hardships and sanctions by the US, Venezuelans voted for the [...]

US Congress And Corporate Media Claim Venezuela’s Government Threatened To Starve Non-Voters

By Max Blumenthal and Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US corporate media declared Venezuela’s legislative elections a “sham” before results were even announced, opening a new front in the propaganda war on the [...]

Venezuela; 6D Elections, What’s At Stake And Who Will Win?

By Dakotah Lilly, Popular Resistance. -

Venezuelans once again headed to the polls on December 6 in what seems to be the mother of all battles for the National Assembly of Venezuela. Since 2015, this institution has been taken over by [...]

Maradona: The Bolivarian Soccer Genius

By Danny Shaw and William Camacaro, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The fighting peoples of the world lost a humble legend yesterday. Diego Armando Maradona was 60 years old. Arguably the greatest soccer player to ever grace the pitches, the spirited striker [...]

Nigerian Government Revealing Its True Character In Response To Youth Protests

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Youth protests against police violence in Nigeria, the #EndSARS movement, gained international attention with solidarity protests around the world. To understand those protests and the context of [...]

Peru’s Youth Have Mobilized In Indignation

By Telesur English. -

Mass protests broke out after Peru’s parliament voted to impeach former president Martin Vizcarra on November 9th, installing Manuel Merino of the Accion Popular party, as head of state for the 5 [...]