[ After the ouster of progressive president of Peru Pedro Castillo by a right-wing congress, Peruvians -- especially indigenous peasants -- have taken to the streets in protest. While the MSNBC article below expresses sympathy for the protesters, it does this in the context of using their struggle to rally support for liberal partisan politics... 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 →
Indigenous-Led Protests Rock Ecuador Decrying IMF Deal and Demanding Moreno’s Resignation
[Indigenous groups in Ecuador are currently staging large-scale protests against harsh austerity measures that are being implemented by the ruling Moreno government as part of a $4.2 billion IMF loan deal. These austerity measures include massive hikes in fuel prices, causing the cost of food and transportation to rise sharply. Protesters have faced harsh repression... Continue Reading →
Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon
[This is terrible news for all life on Earth. The continued and accelerating destruction of the Amazon will have a catastrophic environmental impact for the entire planet, not just within the country of Brazil. It should be clear to every sane person that the greed of capitalism is driving humanity towards an ecological apocalypse. Half-measures... Continue Reading →
The struggle for Communism is the struggle for our planet: Ecological Double Dose!
[Our common home is under attack! Our dearest comrade Planet Earth, who gives us life, is slowly shedding us. At the ends of the Earth, the Ice Caps are melting because humans cannot stop their addiction to cheap oil. In Africa, western oil corporations exploit weak regulations to sell toxic fuel to our fellow beings. ... Continue Reading →
A Fight for Land and Livelihood
by Ahmad Ibrahim PHOTOS: KAZI TAHSIN AGAZ APURBO (http://www.thedailystar.net/) Mondagini Bakti stands in front of me with her left hand on her hip and her right hand outstretched towards the light, her palm stained with the yellow of ground turmeric. “Usually, I grow tomatoes, sometimes potatoes and also eggplants. But this year, I've also planted... Continue Reading →
Hopes, and Homes, Crumbling on Indian Tea Plantations
by Max Bearak (NYtimes.com) NAHORANI TEA ESTATE, India — For a century and a half, Madhu Munda’s forebears toiled on the same tea plantation that she lives and works on now. Belonging to central Indian tribes brought to what is now the northeastern state of Assam by the British in the mid-19th century, they and... Continue Reading →
Adams Family Thanksgiving
Good stuff: http://youtu.be/2VbYZDohsHk
Iguala’s Martyrs are Immortal
Iguala’s Martyrs are Immortal (llco.org) Recently, following violence where six students were killed and 43 went missing in Guerrero, Mexico, burned remains were found in a mass grave in Iguala, about 200 km south of Mexico’s capital. The bodies in the grave reportedly match video images of students who were taken away by police. Several... Continue Reading →
Dubbed Terrorists, Mayans Fight Back Against Guatemalan Mining Projects
Dubbed Terrorists, Mayans Fight Back Against Guatemalan Mining Projects by Pete Guest (Newsweek) The road between the Guatemalan towns of San Miguel Ixtahuacán and Quetzaltenango is guarded by a dozen thin, young, Mayan men in baseball caps and hooded sweatshirts, who mill around a truck parked across the road. “If you are from the mine,”... Continue Reading →
Palestinian children tortured, used as shields by Israel: U.N.
[Genocide carried out by Israel, backed by the West. According to the West, the only children who matter are Israeli. Imperialism at work. --NP] Palestinian children tortured, used as shields by Israel: U.N. Thu, Jun 20 07:24 AM EDT By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations human rights body accused Israeli forces on... Continue Reading →