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Western Elites Attack ALBA and the Wealth Producing Majority

By Tortilla Con Sal Nicaragua’s Revista Correo just published an article by Orlando Nuñez Soto, the leading Sandinista economic and social strategist, called “Who produces Nicaragua’s wealth?” Although he is writing about Nicaragua, Orlando’s analysis applies across the impoverished majority world and, increasingly, to the growing impoverished populations of North America and Europe under attack…

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No ‘Je Suis Charleston’? : The De-Politicization of Black Oppression

Where was the worldwide revulsion at the racist terror attack in Charleston? “Obama sang ‘Amazing Grace’ and lulled into a stupefying silence black voices that should have demanded answers as to why the Charleston attack was not considered a terrorist attack, even though it fit the definition of domestic terrorism.” As a result, “the political…

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New Paths Toward 21st Century Socialism

Introduction by Richard Fidler Life on the Left Among the many panels and plenaries at the Conference of the Society for Socialist Studies, which met in Ottawa June 2-5, was a Book Launch for Marta Harnecker’s latest English-language book, A World to Build: New Paths toward Twenty-First Century Socialism (translated by Federico Fuentes), Monthly Review…

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Honduras Bleeding : The Coup and Its Aftermath

By Eric Draitser and Ramiro S. Fúnez June 28 marked the six year anniversary of the military coup in Honduras – the day that a democratically elected left wing government was ousted by a US-backed, US-trained cabal of generals and right wing politicians and landowners. It could correctly be called a “Quiet Coup” primarily because it…

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Restorative Justice Is Needed For Albert Woodfox, The Black Panther Party & The Nation

An Interview With Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell By Angola 3 News On Monday, June 8, 2015, US District Court Judge James Brady ruled that the Angola 3’s Albert Woodfox be both immediately released and barred from a retrial. The next day, at the request of the Louisiana Attorney General, the US Fifth Circuit Court…

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Septima Clark and the Role of Civil Rights Education in South Carolina and Beyond

African American woman played a prominent role in linking mass literacy to politics By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° In the aftermath of the massacre of nine African Americans at the Mother Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) by a white racist on June 17, we must continue the examination of the legacy of the Civil…