A Walled Europe: The Shadow of the Middle Ages in Migration Policies

Yoselina Guevara The Brenner Pass hosted a symbolic border crossing in protest against Austrian plans to deploy its military in the area to block refugees from entering the country. Fabian Wagner In the face of the certain possibility of a new wave of refugees, particularly from Afghanistan, twelve European countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic,…

Neoliberal Globalization in Crisis

Alvaro García Linera International Course “State, Politics and Democracy in Latin America”. We are living through the unforeseen combination of four mutually reinforcing crises: a medical crisis, economic crisis, environmental crisis, and political crisis. A situation of enormous perplexity and anguish. It seems that society and the world have lost their way, direction, their destiny….

Juvenicide: A Crime of the Multidimensional War in Colombia

María Fernanda Barreto The systematic murder of Colombian youth by the Colombian State is gaining momentum (Photo: Colombia Informa). At the beginning of the 1990s as the victor of the “cold war”, which in reality had very hot expressions, the United States, having established itself since the second post-war period as the head of the…

Hunger Is the Story of Our Time

Vijay Prashad, Prasanth R., Zoe Alexandra Hunger continues to take lives across the world, every day. This global failure stems from the very nature of capitalism itself. In May 1998, Cuba’s President Fidel Castro attended the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. This is an annual meeting held by the World Health Organization (WHO). Castro…

Pandemic Truths and Questions: The Meltdown of U.S. Global Leadership

Mison Verdad “To position the United States as the first country to handle the pandemic is a disregard for history and even for human ethics,” say scientists (Photo: Liu Rui / Global Times). There are multiple measurable data that demonstrate how the leadership of the United States is in meltdown. The strongest indicator is its…

Extreme Weather Events and Capitalism: A Deadly Combination

Scott Scheffer Climate scientists around the world are alarmed by a triple climate-change-related crisis that hit the western U.S. and Canada in June and July. Normally climatologists are careful in their assessment of extreme weather events, under pressure from energy industry profiteers and anti-science climate change deniers. They go to great pains to avoid being…

Towards a Politics for Life: The New Revolutionary Task

Rafael Bautista S. To my brother Juan José Bautista Segales In memoriam If capitalism needs crises to accelerate its own dynamics of dispossession and destruction known as development, then what does it mean for us to be in crisis, when crisis has become a way of life? The current crisis of civilization, also understood as…

Latin America in Dispute: Interview with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza

In an interview for the program Latin America in dispute, broadcast by the multistate Telesur, the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, confirmed that the Bolivarian Government’s commitment to the events promoted by imperialism in the region, such as the assassination in Haiti and the attempts to destabilize Cuba, “it is always for…

Cuba is Not Alone, It Will Triumph

Stella Calloni Buenos Aires (Prensa Latina) Cuba is in peril, in grave danger, when the decadent empire has installed there a fifth column of traitors to the homeland, who act knowingly in a very difficult situation within the framework of a pandemic that is ravaging humanity. It is a country under a siege of criminal…

Venezuela: A Counterhegemonic Approach to Human Rights

Cira Pascual Marquina Venezuela’s Bolivarian democracy includes both traditional, representative polling, and communal, assambleary democracy. Top right: 2020 parliamentary elections. Top left: Tajazal Communal Council elections, near Naguanagua, Carabobo state. Bottom left: El Panal Commune assembly, 23 de Enero, Caracas. Bottom right: A Communard Union meeting in Caño Maraca, Portuguesa state. (Archives) A Conversation with…

White Lies Shattered

Episode 1: Shattering the white lie that “Europeans brought civilization to the world” On the premiere episode of “White Lies Shattered,” a special series hosted by Reparations in Action, Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People’s Solidarity Committee explores the genocidal origins of capitalism and uproot the lies white people tell ourselves about slavery, colonialism…