The Yemeni September 21st Revolution

Rune Agerhus Yemenis were punished for claiming their right to self-determination, punished for demanding to live in a free, prosperous, and democratic nation. On July 30th, 2014, the Yemeni government at the time introduced several austerity measures as a prerequisite for obtaining a loan from IMF. One of these measures was to increase the fuel…

Sudan: Revolution, Imperialism and Solidarity

Peoples Voice Part two of our exclusive interview with the Sudanese Communist Party  Part I: Sudan: A Revolution in the Making People’s Voice interviewed Elfadil Elhashmi, an activist in the Sudanese Communist Party, to discuss the ongoing struggle for democracy, secularism and progress in that country. The following is the second of that two-part interview,…

Migrants Fear for Their Children

Countercurrents CollectivePeople trying to migrate to the U.S. tell their stories, which have been collected from media reports. Migrant Charlie Jean had crossed back into Ciudad Acuña from the camps to get food for his wife and three daughters, ages 2, 5 and 12. He was waiting on the Mexican side for a restaurant to…

As US Sanctions Loom Over Ethiopia, Who is the Real Target?

Pavan Kulkarni Photo: Courtesy KUNGU AL-MAHADI ADAM An executive order by Joe Biden makes way for sanctions on all main parties fighting in northern Ethiopia. However, diplomatic positions taken by the US make it evident that the primary target is the Ethiopian federal government, and not the TPLF which has been accused of multiple massacres…

Massive, Illegal Expulsion of Migrants from US

Countercurrents CollectiveIn a massive show of force, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) mounted officers attempted to contain migrants as they crossed the Rio Grande from Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, into Del Rio, Texas, on September 19, 2021. Thousands of Haitian migrants have been arriving to Del Rio, Texas, as authorities attempt to close the…

‘Operation Enduring Slavery’: Afghan Women Betrayed and Shunned by UN, ICC

Aninda Dey Besides USA and NATO, the United Nations and the International Criminal Court are equally responsible for leaving Afghan women in the lurch after the Taliban takeover. Fully aware of the crimes committed against them by the Taliban, these global bodies have done nothing but pass resolutions expressing concern about women and reiterating their…

After Sept. 7: Bolsonaro’s Record Disapproval

 Gabriel Deslandes A survey by Datafolha, the research institute linked to  Folha de São Paulo newspaper, shows that President Jair Bolsonaro’s disapproval rating has reached a record high.  53% of Brazilians surveyed consider him either poor or very bad, up two points from the record level reached during the last survey, conducted in July. The…

The Lesson Nicolás Maduro Gave to His Counterparts at CELAC

Laila Tejaldine The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, emerged stronger from his participation in the VI Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Despite the more than 400 sanctions against Venezuela, despite the 2 assassination attempts against President Nicolás Maduro, despite the formation of the Lima Group to overthrow the Constitutional…

Havana Syndrome, Directed Energy Weapons, and the New Cold War

Alan Macleod While the jury is still out on who committed the attacks against U.S. officials, or even whether there were any attacks at all, directed energy weapons certainly do exist. Havana Syndrome might be science fiction, but directed energy weapons are very much science fact. HAVANA — It started in 2016. U.S. officials in…