USA: Oligarchs Succeed! Only the People Suffer!

By James Petras Introduction On a scale not seen since the ‘great’ world depression of the 1930’s, the US political system is experiencing sharp political attacks, divisions and power grabs. Executive firings, congressional investigations, demands for impeachment, witch hunts, threats of imprisonment for ‘contempt of Congress’ and naked power struggles have shredded the façade of…

Dispatches from the Borderlands: The Devil in the Details

By It’s Going Down In order to understand and contextualize the current moment we must look back at the process through which immigration status changed from a civil issue to a criminal one. Though we will begin this process contemporarily, in the interest of expediency it should be stated that the entire process of all…

Zapatistas Urge Scientists to Join in Building a Better World

‘With all the damage that the capitalists have done to the people through their misuse of science, can you create a science that is truly human? Can we work collectively to defend life and humanity?’ In December and January, the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (EZLN, Zapatista National Liberation Army, commonly called the Zapatistas) held a…

Caribbean Reparations Movement Must Put Capitalism on Trial

The struggle for reparations in the Caribbean should become a site of the class struggle and organizing the people for socialism or communism. By Ajamu Nangwaya Why is the reparations movement in the Anglophone Caribbean not putting capitalism on trial in its campaign to force British imperialism to provide financial compensation for its industrial and…

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…