The Spirit of Marikana: The Rise of Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa

Four years after South Africa’s bloodiest post-apartheid massacre, in which dozens of striking miners were killed by police, a fresh memory of Marikana is needed. Luke Sinwell Siphiwe Mbatha Marikana is remembered around the world as a moment of sorrow in which 34 black South African mineworkers were killed by police on August 16, 2012. But…

Africa’s Children Return! Cuba and Southern African Liberation

Cuba provides the example that it is possible to build relations based on genuine solidarity and social love. Cubans at Cuito Cuanavale By Isaac Saney “The Cuban people hold a special place in the hearts of the peoples of Africa. The Cuban internationalists have made a contribution to African independence, freedom and justice, unparalleled for…

Abahlali baseMjondolo: ‘Women can bring transformation’

The purpose of the meeting was to highlight the plight of women living in the informal settlements and those who lost their lives fighting for dignity and equality. Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement SA Press Statement Women’s Power Meeting 7 August 2016 As part of the commemoration of the 60 year anniversary since the heroines marched to…

AFRICOM: Breaking the Camouflage Wall of Silence

By Nick Turse It’s rare to hear one top military commander publicly badmouth another, call attention to his faults, or simply point out his shortcomings. Despite a seemingly endless supply of debacles from strategic setbacks to quagmire conflicts since 9/11, the top brass rarely criticize each other or, even in retirement, utter a word about…

PFLP Emphasizes “No Confidence” in Arab Summit in Mauritania

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine affirmed that it has no confidence in the results of the 27th Arab Summit meeting held yesterday in the Mauritanian capital of Nouakchott, in response to the final statement of the summit. This statement was no more than a carbon copy of the resolutions of the Arab…

International Journalist Gerald A. Perreira Speaks on Police Terror and Obama

BlockReportRadio.com speaks with international journalist Gerald A. Perreira about the connection between US Pres. Obama’s domestic and foreign policies. We talk about Dallas and Baton Rouge and the similarities between war veterans Micah Johnson and Gavin Long. We also discussed the Obama regime conquering Gaddafi for white power, and the upcoming selection of Hillary or…