PFLP: Palestine Free from the River to the Sea with Jerusalem as its Capital

UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION Memorandum from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to the Central Council of the Palestine Liberation Organization Dear brother Zaynoun President of the Palestinian National Council Members of the Central Council of the PLO Greetings to Palestine After US President Donald Trump’s decision to implement the US Congress resolution adopted in…

In Africa and the Middle East, War is the Common Denominator

The most tangible result of a geopolitics whose common denominator is war and its main promoter: the United States. Elson Concepción Pérez | internet@granma.cu The geographical region known as the Middle East, where 60% of the world’s oil reserves are concentrated, has been changing, as has been reported, following the geopolitical dominance of the United…

EZLN: Patriarchy, Mother Earth and Feminisms

Raúl Zibechi Caring for the environment, or Mother Earth, is a women’s thing, according to a recent study in the Scientific American, a magazine published at the end of December, which points out that “women have surpassed men in the field of environmental action; in all age groups and countries. The article titled “Men resist…

Haitians and 55 African Nations Condemn Trump’s Vulgar, Racist Remarks

Representatives of African nations have reacted angrily after Donald Trump reportedly referred to them as “shithole countries”, with many accusing the US president of racism and ignorance. The 55-nation African Union condemned the remarks on Friday, while a statement from ambassadors of all countries from the continent at the United Nations demanded a retraction and…

Honduras is Open for Business, No Matter the Cost to Human Rights

Warwick Fry, Crikey Via Tortilla Con Sal On the face of it the US endorsement of the hugely unpopular Juan Orlando Hernandez (better known as JOH) as President elect of Honduras does not make much sense. Putting aside for the moment the human rights discourse, there is the recognition by the OAS observers of blatant…

US Raises the Stakes Against Nicaragua

Tortilla Con Sal | NSCAG Almost forty years on from the US-backed contra war against Nicaragua, a war which cost 30,000 lives and left Nicaragua’s economy in ruins, the US vendetta against Nicaragua continues unabated. In an extraordinary move on the day before the US Senate’s Christmas recess, Democrat Senators Leahy and Durbin sided with…