Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

Editor's note: The following article by Stephen Gowans was originally published on August 9, 2010 during a time when there was talk about a potential Taliban revival in Afghanistan. Although 11 years old, the article remains relevant today. Recently, the Taliban has been seeing yet another potential revival and appears to be gaining ground, seizing... Continue Reading →

US announces plans to cut troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq

[While it is not complete withdrawal -- which would be morally necessary -- the Trump administration's move to reduce imperialist troops in Afghanistan and Iraq should be viewed as a positive, if minuscule, step in the right direction. Instead, the imperialist war-machine and its paid propagandists in the media are decrying the decision as a... Continue Reading →

No to War on Iran!

No to War on Iran! 10 January 2020 LLCO.org On January 3, 2020, Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and 9 others were killed in a U.S. airstrike at the Baghdad International Airport. Under the UN Charter, the assassination of Soleimani is illegal and in clear violation of international law. It is clear that the unilateral... Continue Reading →

What Triggered the Coup in Bolivia?

By Comrade Aziz On November 10, 2019, President Evo Morales of the plurinational state of Bolivia was forced to resign and subsequently flee the country due to pressure from the armed forces and the upper segments of Bolivian society. Both groups had the support of the United States. The general view among socialist or communist... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Warren Endorses Trump’s Economic War on Venezuela, then Soft-Pedals Far-Right Bolivia Coup

[Elizabeth Warren’s statements regarding her support for economic sanctions against Venezuela, her support for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó along with her calls for “regime change” there, and her whitewashing of the recent coup in Bolivia against Evo Morales clearly demonstrate her right-wing, pro-imperialist politics despite her progressive veneer. Elizabeth Warren serves as yet another... 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 →

A Quick Retrospective on Syria

[This may be old news to some of our audience, however we believe it is important to highlight information that some people might not be aware of. This is especially prudent considering the recent US partial troop withdrawal from the Syrian boarder with Turkey, and the resulting uproar from both major US political parties clamoring... Continue Reading →

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