Interview With Indigenous Social Leader Milagro Sala

teleSUR “The big powers come to govern the country (…) they want to take away our Argentine flag and they want to impose on us a colonization flag”.  Milagro Sala On the 1,000th day of Milagro Sala’s detention, unions, political parties and social organizations marched to demand her freedom. To understand her situation on an…

Colombian Social Organizations Send an Open Letter to Iván Duque

Colombia Informa Various social organizations gathered in the Popular Assembly wrote a letter to the government of Iván Duque. They demand measures to protect social leaders, to stop criminalization of social justice movements and to allocate  more resources towards education. More than 1300 leaders of social organizations gathered in Bogotá expressed their concern about the…

Internationalist Seminar Concluded in Bogotá

Colombia Informa Internationalist Seminar “Uniting Peoples in Struggle”, concludes: “Construction of Popular Power, in the dispute for the hegemony that allows us the emancipation of all forms of domination and the construction of a just society, in unity, in harmony with mother Earth”. From October 6-11, the Internationalist Seminar “Uniting Peoples in Struggle” was held…

Colombian Social Movements Converge in Bogotá to Build Common Struggles

Peoples Dispatch Photo: Colombia Informa The Popular and People’s Legislative Assembly began Tuesday in Colombia’s capital for the construction of a common struggle On October 9, 2018, more than 1,500 people gathered at the Claretiano School in Bosa, in the south of Bogota, Colombia, to begin the Popular and People’s Legislative Assembly. This assembly is…

Colombia’s Peace Crumbles as Social Leaders Killed With Impunity

Valerie Carmel “In a country subsumed in terror and violence, it is easier to subdue the population and enslave them to work in favor of big capital.” (Camilo Bonilla, 2018) Two years after Colombia signed the final peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) the war against Afro-Colombian, Indigenous, and Campesino communities,…

New Guard Fascists: What Syria Continues to Teach Us

Danny Haiphong Image: Operation Dawn of Idlib: Units of the Syrian 1st Armored Division en route North Leftists should turn their attention to the New Guard Fascists — the enemies of the people at the top of the class structure and the armed body, the state, that protects the class structure. “New guard fascism controls…

Uganda: Profiling US Meddling Across Africa

Tony Cartalucci While China builds roads, rail, pipelines, airports, seaports, and factories across Africa, the United States finds itself resigned to selling weapons and stirring up conflicts between and within African states to disrupt the rise of the continent independent of Western hegemony. Part of stirring up conflict involves political subversion. In Uganda, the US…

Production and Conflict in El Maizal Commune

Ricardo Vaz In this article we examine the productive activities of El Maizal Commune, based on our visit in May. We also look at the relation between the commune and state companies, and explore the contradictions that emerge as the communal project moves forward. El Maizal Commune spreads over the states of Lara and Portuguesa,…