New Cold War and Looming Threats

Jipson John and P. M. Jitheesh An interview with the acclaimed journalist, John Pilger John Pilger is one of the world’s acclaimed investigative journalists and documentary film-makers. He is a leading critic of the foreign policies of the United States and the United Kingdom, imperialism, war, racism, neoliberalism, atrocities against indigenous people and the corporatisation…

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Time to De-Colonize Human Rights!

Ajamu Baraka The post-WW II promise of human rights was a compact meant for white people only, but a People-Centered Human Rights framework seeks global liberation and transformation. “If human rights are to have any incredibility, any “universal” applicability, any value, they must be seized from the barbaric grip of European and de-colonized.” “…recognition of the…

When Collapse Becomes the New Normal

Raúl Zibechi California ‘fire tornado’ had 143 mph winds, possibly state’s strongest twister recorded “We are entering a new normal. Things are not like they were 10 years ago.” Phrases don’t belong to any intellectual, but rather to someone really important: the chief of a California county’s firefighters. They integrate the reporting of the Hispanic-American…

Current Leaders are an Obstacle to the Unification of Africa

Horace G. Campbell When the African Union (AU) met in Accra, Ghana in 2007, there was one item on the agenda: implementation of the plans for the full unification of Africa. Progressive Pan Africanists such as Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem had campaigned all over the continent and within the global African family for the acceleration of the…

Ghana’s Women Workers Face Challenges Amid Broader Capitalist Crisis

ANWO Uhuru Talib Sankofa, a brother previously associated with the All African People’s Empowerment and Development Project’s (AAPDEP) Washington state tour to end infant and maternal mortality, recently sent me a report from Ghana, where he currently resides. His report highlights the plight of women workers in Ghana, which resulted in more discussions between him…

The G20 and Argentina’s Moment of Reckoning

Peoples Dispatch The protests against the gathering of global leaders provides an opportunity to develop political platforms that can mount a more sustained resistance to the neoliberal agenda Argentina is at a critical moment. This year, its currency devalued 50%, plunging millions into deeper economic insecurity. The worst affected were those who had already been…

NATO’s Largesse: “Nuclear Sharing”

Ann Garrison The new Cold War is escalating, fueled by Washington’s bid to isolate or strangle Russia. “We being conned by the Pentagon and the military industrial complex.” On November 10, a 5,290-ton Norwegian warship sank into one of the country’s inner fiords after colliding with a 62,557-ton tanker carrying almost 100 million liters of…

USAID to End Operations in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Gaza remains under a decade-long Israeli military blockade which has thrown the enclave into a humanitarian crisis. | Photo: Reuters Since Israel’s founding in 1948, an endless battle for both parties to exist has ensued. Palestinians have been unable to recover. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that all operations in…

ALBA Salutes Women Fighting Patriarchy, Capitalism

ALBA movement issues a statement of solidarity with women fighting against patriarchy, capitalism, imperialism, on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Declaración por el día internacional de lucha contra las violencias hacia las mujeres The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (the ALBA or ALBA-TCP) movement Sunday, on International Day for…

What White Supremacists Know

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz The United States has been at war every day since its founding, often covertly and often in several parts of the world at once. As ghastly as that sentence is, it still does not capture the full picture. Indeed, prior to its founding, what would become the United States was engaged—as it would…

Alone in the African Diaspora: Why African Americans Need More Solidarity

T.D. Harper-Shipman I looked at the sign posted beside the ticket booth, somewhat confused. 5,200CFA (US $9) for non-Africans, 2,700CFA (US $5) for non-Senegalese Africans, and 1,500CFA (about US $3) for Senegalese adults to take a ferry to Gorée Island—the island housing the last slave outpost in Senegal. The prices indicated the commodification of one…

Honduras: Hunger Declares War on the Imperial Necropolitical State

Juan Almendarez Translation by Internationalist 360° Purpose The purpose of this essay is to point out two aspects of reality that are related to migration. The first one refers to peasant, indigenous and Garífuna communities that are attached to the territories and that aspire to defend their social and political spaces against capitalist accumulation by…