Da’ash and the Turkish-American Plot to Destroy the Kurdish Revolutionary Experiment in Direct Democracy

By Pepe Escobar Smoke and dust rise over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 22, 2014. (Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach) Pay close attention to the women of Kobani, where Syrian Kurds are desperately fighting ISIS/ISIL/Daesh. They…

“This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed”: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

By Ezili Dantò Self-Defense is a human right. The right to self-determination is enshrined in national and international laws. Contrary to the white establishment spin, Black armed self-defense was an integral part of the civil rights era, especially in the southern U.S. States. The historical image that the majority of Afrikans during the Civil Rights…

Integrity: Remaining Faithful to the Revolutionary Struggle Against Imperialism

On the Injustices of Those Representing Just Causes By Amal Saad-Ghorayeb Western and Third World leftists, as well as some of us here in the region, often romanticize governments, movements and individuals in the Resistance Axis. The truth is that our side which represents politically just causes can be grossly unjust on the interpersonal and…

Ideology, Organization and the Mass Struggle

Lessons from the Moratorium NOW! Coalition, 2008-2013 By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Capitalism inside the United States is in terminal crisis. Since 2007, the banks and corporations have shed millions of jobs, taken trillions of dollars in bailouts from the federal government and the Federal Reserve and seized the homes of millions of people throughout…

Abayomi Azikiwe: “Western imperialism plotted against Lumumba.”

A political analyst says there is no doubt that several imperialist countries were involved in the plot against the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo Patrice Lumumba and it was actually an order given that he should be eliminated. The comments came after a British peer, in explosive revelations, said…

‘There is No Turning Back’

We salute a great freedom fighter, Comandante Hugo Chavez Frias By Gerald A Perreira Libya 360° Revolutionaries throughout the Americas and the Caribbean owe a great debt to Hugo Chavez. His selfless struggle for the advancement of the masses of poor and oppressed in Venezuela, and throughout the Americas and the Caribbean, occupied him 24/7.…

African Women in the Struggle for the Liberation of African People

By Vanessa Thompson, Leader of the African Socialist International – Europe The question of African women and our role in the struggle for national liberation has always been a crucial one. Many contradictions related to this question can be traced back to what is called the feminist agenda. From time immemorial, African women have taken…

White Power Asserts Terrorist Authority in Mali

Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary-General of the African Socialist International LONDON — The African Socialist International demands the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of French troops from Mali. The murderous invasion of Mali by French military forces, was done, the imperialist media say, at the invitation of the neocolonialist puppet Mali President, Dioncounda Traoré. Since the invasion, the…

American Indian Culture: Traditionalism and Spiritualism in a Revolutionary Struggle

Onkwehón:we Rising Traditionalist Kanien’kehá:ka Warriors during the Oka Crisis This essay, written in 1974 by Jimmie Durham, is one of the most influential documents on Onkwehón:we Rising’s perspective. In this piece Durham, critically addresses the colonial attitudes of White “leftists” which have historically caused much friction between our liberation movement and the wider left. Importantly he outlines…