Bolivia’s Morales Thanks Supporters for ‘Rejecting Coup’

[Despite winning the election with 60% of the vote, Bolivian President Evo Morales is being accused of fraud by the right-wing opposition who have called for ongoing protests against the sitting government. Although Morales has invited foreign governments to perform an audit of the vote, the opposition refuses to call off the protests which have... Continue Reading →

Chilean President Imposes State of Emergency to Stop Wave of Resistance

[Huge protests have broken out in Chile, sparked by the recent increase in public transportation fares as students and other people can no longer afford to pay the high price for public transportation on their current wages. The Chilean President, Sebastian Piñera, has responded by declaring a State of Emergency and deploying military troops to... 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 →

The Working Class and NeoMalthusianism

[Lenin reminds us in this 1913 article of the sinister, bourgeois, and reactionary nature of neo-Malthusianism which is a defeatist and anti-worker outlook that is antithetical to historical progress. In more recent years, adopting this extremely misanthropic stance with regard to the environment and climate change seems to be an increasing (and alarming) trend in... Continue Reading →

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