The IMF, Eagles of Empire and Economic Terrorism: Are Vulture Funds Instruments of US Foreign Policy?

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya An aerial view is seen of a shale oil drilling rig in the Patagonian province of Neuquen (Reuters / HO) Is it a coincidence that the vulture funds are putting increasing pressure on Argentina as it prepares to develop the world’s second largest shale gas reserves? Are the vultures instruments of…

Race and Militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A Letter to African Americans

“A Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every black home, and it should be used for that protection which the law refuses to give. When the white man who is always the aggressor knows he runs as great risk of biting the dust every time his Afro-American victim does, he will have…

Racial Terror and the Need for a 21rst Century Anti-Lynching Movement

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. Historically oppressed groups, be they racially oppressed or oppressed by patriarchy, are asked to play the role of the perpetual victims, always turning the other cheek. With all of the discussion about ISIS/ISIL, Al Qaeda, etc., one would think that the only terror on this planet is that derived from relatively…

The Real Ebola Conspiracy

“African countries are poor because they have been systematically looted by Europe, the United States and the rest of the capitalist world for centuries.” By Margaret Kimberley The ability to engage in critical thinking seems to be lost on the vast majority of Americans. When Americans don’t like a president they claim that his mother…

Hong Kong Protests: Why Imperialists Support ‘Democracy’ Movement

By Sara Flounders Demonstrations in Hong Kong, China, raising demands on the procedures to be followed in city elections in 2017, have become an international issue and a source of political confusion. The protests, called Occupy Central, have received enormous and very favorable U.S. media coverage. Every news report describes with great enthusiasm the occupation…