Black Liberation: Interview with Ramona Africa

By Lamont Lilly Part I: Ramona Africa Talks MOVE, Liberation and Surviving 1985 Bombing The U.S. freedom fighter discusses the history of MOVE and what it means to fight for liberation in part one of an exclusive interview. Former U.S. political prisoner, Ramona Africa, is the Minister of Communication for the MOVE Organization and a…

María Cristina Sotomayor: The “Grandmother” of People’s Power in Cuba

María Cristina Sotomayor, a founder of the first People’s Power bodies established in Cuba, inspires in her constituents the idea that any difficulty can be overcome with the participation of all. Ventura de Jesús Garcia | ventura@granma.cu María Cristina Sotomayor, a founder of the first People’s Power bodies established in Cuba, inspires in her constituents…

In Defense of Land and Water, From Standing Rock to Guatemala

Standing Rock and the struggle against the DAPL and in defense of water have brought Indigenous people together in solidarity from across the globe. By Jeff Abbott,  Truthout via teleSUR The defense of water knows no borders, according to the Mayan Ancestral Authorities, the communal authorities and elders of Mayan towns across Guatemala. This reality…

Enbridge Line 3: The Feeblest Head of the Hydra

By Anonymous Contributor I started researching this article while at Standing Rock, after learning that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had approved a $7.5 billion pipeline project to replace Line 3. At the time, I didn’t even know such a proposal was on the table. In so-called Canada, the Kinder Morgan and Energy East pipelines…

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Embraces its African Roots

By Jeanette Charles The Bolivarian Revolution ushered in a new engagement with the peoples and processes of the African continent and its Diaspora throughout the Americas. The Center of African, American, and Caribbean Wisdoms (CAACW) hosts an environment that invites Venezuelans to engage in the past, present and future of Africa and the Caribbean. CAACW’s…

White Supremacy as Cultural Cannibalism

By Gathoni Blessol Download Full 10 Page PDF The universal is a fantasy. But we are captive to a sensibility that defines the universal, still, as white. – Claudia Rankine Racism is a blight on the human conscience. The idea that any people can be inferior to another, to the point where those who consider…

Zapatista “Fuck Trump” Communiqué: The First of Several

Zapatista Army for National Liberation Mexico March, 2017 To the Sixth all over the world: Compas: We had told you we wanted to find a way to support you so that you in turn could support the resistance and rebellion of those who are persecuted and separated by walls. Well, we have some small progress…

Venezuela Interrupts Almagro Press Conference with Opposition Leaders at OAS

By Lucas Koerner Caracas, March 21, 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) Venezuela’s ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Carmen Velazquez, interrupted a press conference held by Secretary General Luis Almagro with Venezuelan opposition leaders Monday, which she slammed as a violation of the organization’s internal norms. The press conference, which was announced on the OAS website, featured Lilian Tintori…