Exposing the Underground Reich Part I

Alexandra Valiente and Hugo Turner Internationalist 360° Introduction From the moment I first read Hugo Turner’s article, Underground Reich, my immediate sense was that this was clearly the most important information people could have in this era of growing fascism, racism and widespread oppression. I found in that piece, a perfect summation of things I…

Nazis in Brazil

Dario Pignotti Via Tortilla Con Sal Adriano Diogo and Sebastião Neto, former prisoners and researchers, talk about the past role of the German automotive company in Brazil. Franz Stangl worked at the plant in São Bernardo do Campo, whose facilities were used as dungeons where interrogated trade unionists who would then be imprisoned. This is…

Venezuela: The Fires of the Fascist Inquisition

*Larissa Costas Sins in the “service” of truth? In 1184, the Catholic Church created the Inquisition, an institution that sought to extirpate freedoms, especially those related to religious thought or faith. The Dominican friars Heinrich Kramer and Jacobus Sprenger,  created a manual of the Inquisition that became “a true bestseller” of its time,  reedited fourteen…

Understanding Feminism in the Peasant Struggle

La Vía Campesina “A really important part of being women in La Vía Campesina is to identify ourselves and our various struggles” emphasized speakers at the start of the V Women’s Assembly taking place in Basque Country on 17 and 18 July 2017. The peasant women highlighted various aspects of this identity, including women’s care…

Mexico: Police Open Fire on Rural Students, One Seriously Injured

El Enemigo Común Rural activism by normal school (teacher-training) students has once again become the target of armed repression by the Mexican state. On Wednesday, June 21, students from the Vasco de Quiroga Rural Normal School in Tiripetío, Michoacán, were brutally repressed by Special Operations Group police (GOES) who detained, beat and shot at the…

CARICOM Deals a Blow to US Plans for Regime Change in Venezuela

US Diplomats in the Caribbean Ordered to Step Up Psych Ops By Gerald A. Perreira Internationalist 360° Venezuela’s Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, recently tweeted that the “US State Department deployed its ambassadors in the region to attack Venezuela. We come with renewed vigor to defeat them at the OAS.” So said, so done. Last week,…