The US Response to the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis: Seize and Privatize

Andrés Arauz On August 10, more than 70 economists, including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, former economy minister for Argentina Martín Guzmán, and myself, sent a letter to President Biden with a simple ask: return Afghanistan’s central bank assets, deposited at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB). In the…

This Odious Global System

Paul Cudenec Throughout my adult life I have tended to describe the thing to which I am primarily opposed as “capitalism”. Over the last couple of years, however, I have started to wonder whether this is quite the right word. Not only does it hinder communication with people used to different political terminologies, but it…

What Would the Elites Be Without Those Masses Who Shoot Themselves?

Clodovaldo Hernandez If the life of contemporary societies were a little more rational, more mathematical, the anti-popular elites would have serious difficulties in staying in government and imposing their policies for the simple reason that they are increasingly a minority, and the dissatisfied masses (who are increasingly day they are more nourished) would throw them…

Ghost Stories of Capitalism: Mental Health is a Class Issue

Danny Haiphong We can’t fight capitalism or imperialism without confronting the psychic suffering that these systems have spread far and wide among us In addition to producing socialist and anti-imperialist independent media, I’ve been in social work for nine years. Before this, I moved from childhood to adulthood within a household that struggled with mental…

Nicaragua’s Remarks at Reparations International Conference

Nicaragua participated in the International Conference on Reparations being held August 4th-6th by the Global Afrikan Congress and supported by the University of the West Indies in Barbados. Below are the remarks given by Nicaragua’s Presidential Adviser for International Relations and the Greater Caribbean, Michael Campbell. REMARKS BY THE DELEGATION OF NICARAGUA IN THE INTERNATIONAL…

Exporting Blood and Benjamins: U.S. Capitalism is the Real Dracula

Stephen Millies Over 70% of the world’s plasma comes from the exploited poor in the USA Malcolm X declared, “you show me a capitalist, I’ll show you a bloodsucker.” U.S. capitalists are the biggest bloodsuckers on the planet. In 2017, human blood and plasma were the tenth largest U.S. export items, with sales of $28.6 billion. That’s…

Cannibal Fascism in the West

Jorge Capelan A vegan burger flavored with human flesh causes a furor in Europe. At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, a global event in the areas of design, marketing and advertising, an ad for a hamburger that is totally vegetable but prepared to imitate the taste and texture of human flesh won an…

World’s Largest Imperial Power Sponsors Calls for Russia to ‘Decolonize’

Daniel Kovalik Native American protesters and supporters gather at the Black Hills, now the site of Mount Rushmore, on July 3, 2020 in Keystone, South Dakota. © Getty Images / Micah Garen The United States, the most powerful colonial empire in modern history, is sponsoring a discussion on its adversary’s ‘imperialism’ On June 23, 2022,…

Mapping U.S. Imperialism

The Mapping Projec The greatest threat looming over our planet, the hegemonistic pretentions of the American Empire are placing at risk the very survival of the human species. We continue to warn you about this danger, and we appeal to the people of the United States and the world to halt this threat, which is…

History of Azov Battalion

No One Is Forgotten Today you will learn about the most disgusting volunteer unit in Ukraine – the battalion, and later – the Azov regiment. The location of the volunteer battalion was my native city Berdyansk and there is plenty of information about the outrages of its fighters in the city. In the first part…

“Stay Safe”: The Whole World Is in Harms’ Way

Jim “Fergie” Chambers This house, a small homestead for a family of 6, in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, was hit with a Ukrainian rocket last week. Shells continued to land nearby as we spoke with this family yesterday, as they have very day for 8 years In short, those of us who have any…

NATO’s Fascist History

Tim Anderson NATO’s Nazi paramilitaries in Ukraine In recent years NATO – essentially the USA and Western Europe – has bared its fascist roots through multiple interventions across four continents. The NATO states backed fascist coups in Venezuela, Honduras and Bolivia, imposed blockades on dozens of nations, fomented Al-Qaeda/ISIS/Boko Haram sectarian terrorism to destabilize Libya,…