Different Shades of Black: The Anatomy of the Far Right in the European Parliament

Ellen Rivera and Masha P. Davis Protesters of right-wing and far-right Flemish associations take part in a protest against Marrakesh Migration Pact in Brussels, Belgium on Dec. 16, 2018. [Credit: Alexandros Michailidis / Shutter-stock.com] [Of all the European elections, the one scheduled for May 23-26, 2019 that will decide the composition of the 9th European…

Venezuela: A Doctrine of Crisis Proof Services

Jacinto Davila On this occasion, in the “Memoria Libre” section our friend Jácinto Dávila seeks to consult the public on the subject of services, and invites you to participate: This is a proposal for a legislative or constituent exercise that regulates the provision of public services of any kind and protects the welfare of users….

Shielding the World From US Chaos is No Easy Task

Federico Pieraccini Donald Trump’s foreign policy relies heavily on putting to use to the tools available to the Empire: economic terrorism, threats of war, diplomatic pressure, trade wars, etc. But in resorting to tried-and-true imperialism, it is isolating itself internationally from traditional allies and raising tensions on the global chessboard to an unprecedented level. Threats…

Afro-Venezuelan Culture and Resistance

Cira Pascual Marquina A Conversation with Ines Perez-Wilke Ines Perez-Wilke is an activist and researcher who works on issues of black and mestizo cultural production – particularly inprovisational performance – from a decolonial perspective. A professor at the Universidad Experimental de las Artes (UNEARTE) in Caracas, Perez-Wilke has written and published extensively. She is part…

Chancellor Arreaza Urges CLAE Youth to Radicalize Revolutionary Processes

The Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, urged the youth to radicalize the revolutionary processes: “We are a continent in conflict. Either we are under the control of the empire, or we are under the control of our sovereign peoples, it is an historic struggle,” he said during a visit by…

Colombia: A Special Kind of US Puppet

Alice Loaiza The U.S. is doing all it possibly can to sabotage the Colombian Peace Process (2016) reached between the government and the FARC-EP guerillas after more than 40 years of struggle. The Peace Accord has been attacked and dismantled by the new ultra right government of Ivan Duque, backed by former president Alvaro Uribe…

The Mayan Warriors of Light in Guatemala

Ollantay Itzamná They were born into socio-economic and cultural exclusion. But life turned both of them into “cornerstones” not only of the CODECA-MLP movement, but of the new Guatemala that wants to exist. Thelma Cabrera, 49, and Vicenta Jerónimo, 47, are two women, mothers and grandmothers, Maya mam. Self-taught defenders, forged in the struggles of…