Huey P. Newton and Martin Luther King Jr.: Revolutionary Love and Unity

Archishman Raju Both Newton and King sought to create a united front for peace and socialism. “Both refused to be dogmatic and creatively synthesized ideas to apply them in their struggle.” We live in times of change, in a world where protest and rebellion but also confusion and anarchy define politics. A new world is struggling…

The Realm of Faith and Politics: A Project of Power of Evangelical Leaders in Brazil

Caroline Oliveira Evangelical leaders don’t represent the majority of evangelical Christians, who are mostly black, female, and poor, experts say / Alan Santos/President’s office It’s almost 7:30 p.m. at a God is Love Pentecostal Church in downtown São Paulo. A torrential rain made it difficult for many believers to arrive on time. Before the service starts and…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Our Nation was Born in Genocide

“Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shores, the scar of racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles of racial supremacy. We…

Colombia: Stories of Pain and Resistance

Zoe PC The sign read “Not one more killed”. Photo: Semana The Colombian tragedy continues without an end in sight. The last two weeks have seen a worrying surge in assassinations of social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants. 19 such leaders have been assassinated since the turn of the decade. The demand by organizations…

US War of Terror Continues: Assassinating Iran’s Top Anti-ISIS General

Tony Cartalucci The US has eagerly taken credit for the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani amid a series of military strikes carried out by US forces across Syria and Iraq. The assassination was shortly followed by Iranian missile strikes aimed at US bases in Iraq. The BBC in its article, “Qasem Soleimani: Strike was to…

A Miracle for Milagro

José Steinsleger In the first meeting with the Mothers and Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo and human rights organizations, President Alberto Fernández reminded them the words of Néstor Kirchner in 2003, “For fighters of your stature, the Casa Rosada will always be open. They do not need to ask for a meeting”. He added: “It…

Chilean Military Violence: A Legacy at Home and Abroad

Ramona Wadi Chilean human rights and memory organisations have long pointed out that the Chilean military is one main factor obstructing the course of justice with regard to dictatorship-era crimes. The pact of silence has provided impunity for the many officials, agents and soldiers involved in torturing, murdering and disappearing dictatorship opponents between 1973 and…

Bolivia: Naked Fascism

Raúl Antonio Capote Dozens of reports from Bolivia give accounts of terror being sown on the population. Bolivia’s de facto government does not even try to hide its anti-people, racist and repressive character. The coup power headed by President Jeanine Áñez seems to be emulating the purposes of spreading the same type terror that accompanied…

Bolivia on Red Alert

Andrés Sallari Two months after the coup in Bolivia, the persecution is intensifying. The Andean Amazonian country is undergoing a conservative restoration, supported by part of civil society, that during the government of Evo Morales was duly stimulated by the hate campaigns so well known in our region. We will review some cases that demonstrate…