Guayana Esequiba, a Robbery, Various Courts, and Great Riches

Marco Teruggi The International Court of Justice in the Hague has begun the debate to decide whether it has jurisdiction to deal with the request of Guyana with respect to the territory known as Esequibo, which is disputed with Venezuela. What is behind this request? Why is it occurring now and what is does the…

Three Political Fronts Where Chavism Has Taken the Offensive in 2020

Misión Verdad The popular mobilization of women and men in civic-military union and the measures of social protection and promotion are the driving forces of Chavismo. Photo: Archives A crisis that is not only circumstantial or regional, but systemic and global, has been catalyzed by the pandemic that branches out from the geopolitical to the…

Indignation in Colombia Amid Spree of Assassinations

Tanya Wadhwa Peasant communities in Catatumbo denounced that Soldiers from the Colombian Army assassinated Salvador Jaime Duran on June 27. Photo: Colombia Informa The wave of assassinations and acts of sexual violence carried out by security forces and paramilitary groups against Colombian civilians in the past week has shaken the country A series of assassinations…

Colombians Question Deployment of U.S. Security Forces

Thomas Power A 2019 protest in Bogotá, Colombia against military aggression in Venezuela (Tom Power) Colombian soldiers and military brass have been implicated in a string of human rights violations in recent weeks. On May 1, Semana magazine reported that Colombian military illegally used U.S. military aid to spy on journalists and human rights defenders,…

Covid 19: June “Revelations” and Confirmations

Marinella Correggia Rome’s famed Colosseum reopened on June 1. (AFP) For months we have witnessed the twists and turns, revelations and corrections around Covid-19. Great is the confusion under the sky. But we are not in Mao’s time, and therefore the situation is by no means a good one. Let’s connect some dots. 1. WHO:…

Intelligence Leaks Reveal Just How Ready the Police State Is to Crack Down on Dissent

Rainer Shea Note: above image is from the “Blue Leaks” Since Cointelpro, the program where the FBI infiltrated anti-war, environmental, and civil rights groups, revolutionary-minded people in America have had an intuitive suspicion that the state is monitoring them more closely than it appears on the surface. People have developed sometimes overly paranoid theories about…

Afghanistan War Exposed: An Imperial Conspiracy

Abby Martin covers the whole truth about the Afghanistan War, from the CIA construct of the 80’s through today’s senseless stalemate. Two decades, three administrations, tens of thousands of lives; it’s time to #EndTheForeverWar. Marine Corps infantryman turned anti-war activist tells Abby Martin the hidden reality of the endless Afghanistan War.

COVID-19: Why Do Indigenous Peoples Not Want to Return to Normal?

Ollantay Itzamná Quechua girl. Although no one knows when the highest global peak in COVI19 infections will occur, at the moment, more than 10 million people are infected with COV19, and nearly half a million people have lost their lives. The international community, despite modern globalization, was unable to activate a comprehensive strategy to deal…

#OmaliTaughtMe: Defining the Struggle: Colonialism vs. Racism

A continuation of the #OmaliTaughtMe special series: A discussion with Chairman Omali Yeshitela, ASI Secretary General Luwezi Kinshasa, and representatives from the Mexican liberation organization Union del Barrio, defining the struggle for African and Mexican people as a struggle against colonialism, not racism. Join the African People’s Socialist Party: APSPUhuru.org

The Far-Right Oligarchs Working to Topple Mexico’s Progressive President AMLO

José Guadalupe Argüello III A Trump-like Mexican oligarch, Gilberto Lozano, is leading a coalition of corporate leaders and far-right fanatics called FRENA to try to overthrow President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s victory in Mexico’s 2018 presidential election marked a historic feat, promising a respite from a roughly 40-year period of continuous…

Israeli Atrocities On the Rise

Abhijan Choudhury Two recent reports released by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs of the United Nations in the occupied Palestinian Territories (OCHA oPT), on June 18 and 24, describe the blatant human rights violations and war crimes committed by the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian population in the three occupied Palestinian territories…