USA: Memphis Cops Indicted in the Beating Death of Tyre Nichols

Abayomi Azikiwe Memphis Activists Block Highway To Protest Tyre Nichols Death The brutal execution was fully captured in a police video camera mounted on a neighborhood pole. Five African American Memphis police officers assigned to the notorious special unit known as the Scorpions, have been charged with second-degree murder and other crimes which resulted in…

$70+ Billion for a Failing Warplane: A Dubious Canadian Project

Barbara Waldern Demonstration by the Hamilton Stop the War Coalition in Burlington, ON, on January 8, 2023 as an event of the cross-Canada set of actions to protest the F-35 program. It disrupted MP Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development at her levee at the Art Gallery. [Photo by Graham Paine of…

No Amount of Truth Can Stop the World’s Most Powerful War Machine Fueled by the Lies of its President

Scott Ritter In fulfillment of his solemn, constitutionally-enshrined obligation, the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, on January 28, 2003, stood before the rostrum in the chambers of the United States Congress and addressed the American people. “Mr. Speaker,” the President began, “Vice President Cheney, members of Congress, distinguished citizens and fellow citizens, every year, by law…

Why Africa Remains Behind in the World: Amilcar Cabral Revisited

Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza “This alternative — to betray the revolution or to commit suicide as a class — constitutes the dilemma of the petty bourgeoisie in the general framework of the national liberation struggle.” An obstinate fact that prevails in our epoch is how Africa seemingly remains perpetually behind in all facets of existence. Prosperity…

Heading to Africa Once Again, the West is Trying to Revive Neo-Colonialism

Vladimir Danilov The year 2022 has come to an end and it has become a symbol of universal “de-Westernization.” The criticism of the West is growing everywhere not only for its unwillingness to resolve the Middle East conflict between Palestine and Israel and to reach an agreement on the nuclear dossier with Iran, but also…

Sanctions: A Wrecking Ball in a Global Economy

John Perry A review of the report Sanctions: A Wrecking Ball in a Global Economy, edited by Sara Flounders for the Sanctions Kill campaign and published by World View Forum.(1) Sanctions imposed without United Nations endorsement are illegal. That is why they could be legally imposed on South Africa by a resolution of the UN General Assembly…

Nkrumah:”Colonialism Can and Will be Defeated”

A-APRP Ghana’s first President Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah was the architect of the African revolution. His clarity of thought and analysis has been of great value to generations of African freedom fighters. As we consider neo-colonialism, it is helpful to listen to what he has to say on the subject. Nkrumah’s responses to questions in the following…

Why is Britain Rushing Back to Africa?

Vladimir Danilov Leading international experts estimate that one in four global consumers will be African by 2050. The African continent is home to 8 of the world’s 15 fastest-growing economies. It is therefore not surprising that interest in Africa has recently increased considerably on the part of leading international players, especially former metropoles. British Foreign…

Steps to a Socialist Pan-African Movement

Nicholas Mwangi A recently published book by Vita books publishers Essays on Pan-Africanismedited by Shiraz Durrani & Noosim Naimasiah contains essays on Pan-Africanism written by Pan-Africanist intellectuals at various times. In its preface, Prof. Issa Shivji says writings on Pan-Africanism never become dated for the desire of Africans globally for freedom continues burning, sometimes dimming into…

Dutch Farmers Battle Technocratic Forces Driving Them into Oblivion

Nash Landesman Dutch farmers are in open struggle against a cartel of multinational corporations, Davos-aligned parties and NGO’s seeking control over the global food supply. “They are sweeping the culture from the land,” a farmer laments. HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS –– The Netherlands is a patchwork of quaint towns and cities interwoven with flat expanses of immaculately-kept green…

The Netherlands: Template for Ecomodernism’s Brave New World?

Colin Todhunter Farmers in the Netherlands protest. Disaster capitalism and crisis narratives are currently being used to manipulate popular sentiment and push through a set of unpalatable policies that would otherwise lack sufficient political support. These policies are being promoted by wealthy interests that stand to make billions of dollars from what is being proposed. They…

Open Veins of Africa Bleeding Heavily

Ndongo Samba Sylla and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Africa’s ‘Black Gold’ The ongoing plunder of Africa’s natural resources drained by capital flight is holding it back yet again. More African nations face protracted recessions amid mounting debt distress, rubbing salt into deep wounds from the past. With much less foreign exchange, tax revenue, and policy space to face…

NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to the ‘Doorstep of Doom’

Robin Andersen Wall Street Journal (The U.S. Should Show It Can Win a Nuclear War 4/27/22): “Unless the US prepares to win a nuclear war, it risks losing one.” A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened…

At Stake in Ukraine Is the Future of Globalized Capitalism

Samir Saul and Michel Seymour Photo by Dmytro Smolienko/Ukraine Territorial Defense Forces/Twitter Ukraine is only one front in an all-round confrontation The far-reaching war in Ukraine is only one phase of a world-wide conflict that began earlier. In international relations, the driving forces are often obscured by surface occurrences, such as immediate military events and the din…

Multinationals Set to Expand Gas and Oil Sites Despite Climate Concerns

Ocean Rebellion demonstrators protest against the use of fossil fuels in the shipping industry, in London, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. As climate activists and politicians began leaving the Cop27 climate conference in Egypt today, it emerged that the giant gas and oil producers were finalising plans for more new fossil fuel production sites. The news…