Deep State in Haiti: Assassinations and the Quiet Genocide of the Poor

Editorial Comment: The original article published yesterday (and intact with links below) was in an email from Èzili Dantò. Today’s update is taken from her article which appears on her website at this link. Both will remain. A.V. The deep state creates a script for the unsuspecting public to play out. They rule through fear…

Ethiopia: Regime Repression the Modus Operandi Under its US Handlers

US lawmakers, scholars, and rights groups say it is time for a change in US Policy By Sophia Tesfamariam Ethiopia is once again in deep crisis, threatening to implode under the weight of the regime’s diplomatic, economic, political and military corruption. After nationwide protests that lasted over a year, the regime imposed a draconian State…

Profits, Coercion, and Resistance: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America

An Introduction to the symposium on Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America Todd Gordon and Jeffery R. Webber An article published in Third World Quarterly in 2008 was our initiation into collaborative work on Canadian mining imperialism and the popular forms of resistance it systematically engenders in Latin America. The first seed. After…

How Imperialism Uses Gender Against Oppressed People

We defend the African nation against the myth of the “Gay Agenda” By Aaron O’Neal, African People’s Socialist Party The rise of the modern-day “gay rights movement” has fostered increased discussion within the African community of what has been termed “the effeminization of the black man” or the “gay agenda.” This wave of “homophobia” is…

Emerging Fear-states: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Speech to the Rosa Luxemburg Conference

By Mumia Abu-Jamal Meinen Freunden: Bewegung! What is happening in America and Europe bears study and reflection. On the surface, we see a rightist drift, as fearful, resentful publics empower forms of politics that promise safety, especially regarding terror attacks that have blown up and bloodied world capitals recently. Only a mass movement can wipe…

Confronting Black Jacobins : How the Haitian Revolution Smashed Slavery Worldwide

By Hugo Turner Edited by Libya 360°Internationalist News The Haitian revolution (1791-1804) was one of the most important events in modern history. It was the first successful anti-slavery revolution. Not only did Haiti’s slaves manage to liberate themselves, they also inflicted crushing defeats on three empires. Spain, France and Britain suffered catastrophic losses trying to…

Honoring Berta Cáceres, Honduran Land Defenders Continue the Struggle

One year after Berta Cáceres’ murder, indigenous peoples are in revolt, fighting for their rights to exist in a system that has no part for them to play. By Michael Phoenix Let us wake up! Let us wake up, humankind! We’re out of time. We must shake our conscience free of the rapacious capitalism, racism…

Garifuna Flee Discrimination and Land Grabs in Record Numbers

The white sand beaches and humid, 80 degree weather in Trujillo, Honduras, on the country’s northern Caribbean coast, is what Jose Francisco Avila calls a “million-dollar view.” But this paradise for the foreigners now flooding Honduras’ coastline tells a different story for Garifuna communities from Trujillo, including Avila’s family. As Hondurans of African descent, Garifunas…

Standing Rock One of Multiple Pipeline Construction Projects Underway

By Alleen Brown UNDER ORDERS FROM President Donald Trump, the Army Corps of Engineers on February 7 approved a final easement allowing Energy Transfer Partners to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Construction has restarted, and lawyers for the company say it could take as little as 30 days…