Peru: “Our Demands Are Now Political”

Elisa Fuenzalida An Interview with Lourdes Huanca Atencio The peasant uprising in Peru has achieved what seemed impossible: the left and academia have been left speechless. Or at least it seems so, since their analyses have been silenced under the popular Indigenous clamor, which has organized delegations from the four “suyos” (1) of Peru in…

Rage Against the War Machine: An Answer to a Decade of Pro-NATO Lies about Ukraine

Rainer Shea Above: Washington’s 2014 Euromaidan coup in Ukraine On February 19 in Washington DC, the multi-tendency organization Rage Against the War Machine will hold a demonstration. The organization’s demands, which obviously are going to apply beyond the next couple of weeks, consist (in my own words) of the following: -The end to funding for Ukraine’s…

Why Does Ukraine Keep Attacking Civilian Areas in Donetsk?

Vladislav Ugolny Rockets have hit peaceful neighborhoods once again. Why does Kiev continue its policy, if not purely out of hate? The logic behind the terror At least ten rockets hit central areas of Donetsk on Saturday morning, damaging three residential buildings, a local Russian official has reported in his Telegram channel. One of the projectiles fired…

Standing Against NATO and AUKUS a Key Issue for the Peace Movement

Dr Jenny Clegg On Saturday January 21, Britain’s Stop the War Coalition organised its first-ever trade union conference. Speakers included former Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn MP; President of the RMT rail workers union Alex Gordon; Deputy President of the PCS civil service union Martin Cavanagh; Alex Kenny from the National Education Union;…

Canada: One of the ‘Biggest Gangsters in Haiti’

Catherine Hughes and Jackie McVicar Canadian Soldiers in Haiti. Photo courtesy Combat Camera/DND/Flickr. We have failed to respect the Haitian struggle for justice and self-determination The Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network (ARSN), founded in 1981, works in solidarity with people standing up for self-determination, social justice and for the Earth in the Americas. We have been following Canada’s…

Continuing Diplomacy by Other Means

Timofei Bordachev A year ago, a series of negotiations between Russia and the West on the international order in Europe, based on Moscow’s December 2021 proposals for mutual security guarantees, ended without any results. Despite the fact that these proposals formally dealt only with the military and political sphere, their hypothetical consequence could be the…

Ecuador: A Constitutional Referendum Intended to Solidify Control by Elites

Gustavo A Maranges What Ecuadorians will vote for next Sunday is not just a tiny reform, but a real surrender to the oligarchy and its political representatives. On Sunday, February 5, sectional elections will take place in Ecuador to elect mayors, prefects, rural or urban councilors, parish boards, and members of the Council of Citizen…

Suspicions of State Security Set-Up in Germany’s Far-Right ‘Coup’

Kit Klarenberg A massive police raid foiled extremist plans to topple Germany’s government. But the timing of the plot and its absurdity raised questions about a state security role in instigating it – something seen many times in Germany’s past. On the morning of December 7th, 2022, Germany’s security services conducted the largest police raid…

British Psychological Warfare Threatens Balkan Conflict

Kit Klarenberg NATO soldiers patrol a roadblock set up by ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo, on Aug. 1, 2022 Image: Sratfor Ever since the war in Ukraine began, speculation has swirled about a “second front” opening in the Balkans – in particular, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the country’s internal Republika Srpska at the centre of these concerns….

Revealed: U.S Secret Military Deployment on British Cyprus

Matt Kennard An aerial view of RAF Akrotiri, the British air base on Cyprus where US military personnel are deployed. (Photo: Google Earth) US Air Force is expanding its deployment on RAF’s Cyprus base to 129 airmen New 147-room installation is being built by US military across 1.5 acres of British base to house its…

Venezuela Urgently Needs a Feminist Emergency Plan

Andreína Chávez Alava Venezuelan women demanded justice for femicides during last year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. (Andreína Chávez Alava) Venezuelan women are being murdered at a frightening pace, and yet the country still lacks a clear path of action to understand, report, prevent and eradicate this extreme form of gender-related…