OP-ed | International Sports and Late-Stage Capitalism

By Janelle Velina In the former USSR, the Soviets understood that sports were originally supposed to be for the physical and communal benefit, as well as the genuine enjoyment, of the people. By taking capital out of the equation and by allowing the expansion and encouragement of mass participation, the arena of sports actually flourished under... Continue Reading →

OP-ed | The COVID-19 Pandemic – A Year Later

By Janelle Velina "Comrades, it is impossible to imagine the dreadful situation in the typhus regions, where the population is broken, weakened, without material resources, where all life, all public life ceases. To this we say, “Comrades, we must concentrate everything on this problem. Either the lice will defeat socialism, or socialism will defeat the... Continue Reading →

Yemen Runs Out of Fuel and Last Hospitals Close

[The situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate due to brutal aggression by the Saudi-led military coalition which receives intelligence and logistical support from the United States. Amidst widespread malnutrition, epidemics of cholera and diphtheria, tens of thousands injured, and the destruction of its water and sanitation infrastructure, Yemen has run out of fuel and must... Continue Reading →

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