Behind the Detroit Economic Crisis: Capitalist Austerity and Socialist Solutions

Implications of the local situation has national and international dimensions Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Note: The following remarks were delivered at a public meeting sponsored by the Detroit branch of Workers World Party held on Sat. May 10, 2014 under the theme “Behind the Detroit Crisis: Global Capitalist Austerity and the Socialist Solution.”…

Socialist Ideology, Mass Organization and the Intensifying Class Struggle

Lessons from the Detroit frontline By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Author’s Note: The following is an address delivered at the National Conference of Workers World Party held in New York City on November 16-17, 2013. Revolutionary greetings to our bus drivers from Boston, and to our comrades from revolutionary Cuba. Detroit has been and will…

‘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.…

W.E.B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois: Pioneers in the Struggle for Civil Rights, Pan-Africanism and Socialism

Repression and exile could not silence these global activists and writers W.E.B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° African American History Month Series February 23 marks the 145th anniversary of the birth of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois in Great Barrington, Massachusetts in 1868. This area did not have many…

The Future Of Africa And The Struggle For Socialism

Economic downturns, imperialist militarism and labor unrest are a reflection of the world capitalist crisis Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, addressing the national Workers World conference in New York City on November 18, 2012. Azikiwe discussed the impact of the world capitalist crisis on Africa-U.S. relations. (Pan-African News Wire File Photos) Abayomi…

African Americans, National Oppression and the Economic Crisis

False notions of a recovery are being exposed every month with rising unemployment and poverty Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Unemployment figures for the month of May 2012 have clearly rendered the Obama administration vulnerable in regard to re-building electoral support for the re-election of the president in November. Although African Americans, Latino/as and other oppressed…

Samurai Among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Title: Samurai Among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life Author: Diane C. Fujino Publisher: Critical American Studies, University of Minnesota Press Book Review By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° This is a combined autobiography and biographical account of the life and times of Richard Aoki, a Japanese-American, who along with his parents…

The Left And The Destruction Of Libya

The Left And Libya: NATO, Rebels & ‘Revolutionary’ Apologists Upon hearing of Muammar Qaddafi’s execution, U.S. President Barack Obama, who had shared a photo-op with him as recently as 2009, proclaimed: “working in Libya with friends and allies, we’ve demonstrated what collective action can achieve in the 21st century.” Obama was particularly pleased that, “Without…