The Mythical Demise of the Left in a Time of Great Popular Mobilization

Orlando Oramas León Fernando Buen Abad might hold many titles, although he prefers to be introduced as an academic. However, this multifaceted Mexican is also a political analyst and from that trench, he says that the end of the cycle of the left wing in Latin America ‘is a myth to discourage us’. A Mexican,…

Venezuela: Terrorist Attack on Supreme Court, Justice Ministry

Official Communiqué of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on the Terrorist Actions of the Right The Government of Venezuela denounced Tuesday that the terrorist attacks against the buildings of the Ministry for Interior Relations, Justice and Peace and the Supreme Court of Justice, are part of a coup plot of opposition extremist sectors, with the…

Milagro Sala: Imprisoned for Her Struggle

A year and five months ago the indigenous leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, Milagro Sala, was arrested at her home in Argentina for alleged “incitement to commit crimes and public disturbance”. Gabriela Ávila Gómez | informacion@granma.cu A year and five months ago the indigenous leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, Milagro Sala,…

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

Ramiro S. Fúnez By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was 27, staring down at the body of the 54-year-old woman whom she also considered to be one of her best friends. Montserrat, as everyone calls her, saw her…

The Right to Peace, the Right to Wage War and the ‘Law’ on Warfare

Western Amnesias and Fluctuations Robert Charvin The capitalist states, assisted by their many mercenaries (professional politicians, journalists, court intellectuals, etc.) are being obliged to carry out vigorous ideological reorientations, at the same time as cultivating certain amnesias, both chronic and temporary. Each change, as well as silences appropriately managed and successive intensive campaigns, enables a…

Mexico: Police Open Fire on Rural Students, One Seriously Injured

El Enemigo Común Rural activism by normal school (teacher-training) students has once again become the target of armed repression by the Mexican state. On Wednesday, June 21, students from the Vasco de Quiroga Rural Normal School in Tiripetío, Michoacán, were brutally repressed by Special Operations Group police (GOES) who detained, beat and shot at the…