Liberal Democracy: The Bedfellow of Fascism

Erica Caines Dead US senator John McCain went to Ukraine and stood on stage with neo-Nazi Oleh Tyahnybok back in 2013. Antifascism, as a politic and concept, has grown more appealing in the last 6 years because of the rise of right-wing authoritarianism domestically and globally rooted in patriarchy and ongoing (settler) colonialism. Nonetheless, there…

Roe Reversal is Business as Usual

Jim “Fergie” Chambers “Progressive” Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jumps on a loudspeaker to protest yesterday’s reversal of Roe v. Wade Petit Bourgeois individualism, the unending narrowness of the American “Left,” and the Death Cult called the “United States” 25th JUNE, 2022- Yesterday, a reactionary US Supreme Court, empowered by the refusal of the last 3 Democratic…

The Subtleties of Anti-Russia Leftist Rhetoric

Edward Curtin While the so-called liberal and conservative media – all stenographers for the intelligence agencies – pour forth the most blatant propaganda about Russia and Ukraine that is so conspicuous that it is comedic if it weren’t so dangerous, the self-depicted cognoscenti also ingest subtler messages, often from the alternative media. A woman I…

IV Summit against Fascism in Venezuela: An Ideology That Has Not Died

Yoselina Guevara On April 11, 12 and 13, the IV Summit against Fascism was held in Caracas, Venezuela, under the leadership of President Nicolás Maduro and within the framework of the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the popular counter-coup of April 2002, through which the Venezuelan people regained power and the constitutional order, rescuing…

The Black Radical Position on the Situation in Ukraine

​​​​​​​ Ajamu Baraka Source: Pressenza International Press Agency African people are already battling against U.S. rightist forces – from the Trump/Republican supporters to the warmongering neoliberal democrats. It would be an affront to our history and people to enter this struggle on the side of empire and NATO. Within large sectors of the U.S. left,…

What Kind of “Left” Attacks the Working Class as Fascist?

Editorial Comment: I concur with the author’s comments, but would emphasize that I am not against vaccines, but oppose mandates, threats and coercion, as they are a violation of our basic human rights enshrined in both international and national laws. Regarding Latin America, other matters must be considered. Cuba’s vaccines have never served “big pharma”…

Freedom Convoy – Workers Struggle or Far Right Provocation?

This week, Briahna Joy Gray speaks to Green Party 2016 Vice Presidential candidate, activist, and National Spokesperson for Black Alliance for Peace, Ajamu Baraka, Canadian journalist and co-host of Michael & Us, Luke Savage, & Canadian freelance writer and cohost of Unredacted with Glenn Greenwald Q. Anthony Omene about how the left should approach the…

The Science of Socialism and Socialism as a Science

Olga Pérez Soto The debates on contemporary national and global social issues, in our realities, become very complex. At the same time, determinations of diverse paradigms coexist in the academic, political, governmental, institutional, militant, individual and collective spheres. It is vital in the debate to achieve a dialogue that allows us to advance in the…

Cognitive Warfare: Neoliberal Misery & its Destabilizing Consequences

Rainer Shea This article is part two in a series on American collapse and the potential for a U.S. civil war. Read part one for a detailed explanation of the ideas I’ll mention here about the U.S. empire’s internal cognitive warfare. The imperialists are the architects of their own demise. Through reacting to the decline of U.S….

As Class Conflict Intensifies, Imperial Decline Pushes Capitalism into a Corner

Rainer Shea  During late-stage capitalism—the era where capitalism has stopped being a revolutionary force and started being reactionary—the bourgeoisie function within a perpetually contracting range of options. During the mid-19th century, when the bourgeoisie were fresh off from defeating the feudal ruling class, their system was vibrant and continuing to grow. But no sooner had…

Perpetual War is Capitalism’s Hope for Surviving the 21st Century

Rainer Shea The ideology behind capitalism, colonialism, and imperialism is based around the idea that competition, rather than cooperation, is the natural state of humanity. That the species is destined to eternally be at odds with itself, both on an individual and civilizational level. This was the claim put forth by a faction of academic…

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….

On Vargas Llosa and Putrid Liberalism

Alvaro Garcia Linera “Neoliberalism is degenerating into a complex neo-fascism,” writes Alvaro Garcia Linera. All things age: living organisms, people, and ideas. It is the tough reality of the second law of thermodynamics. But there are dignified ways to do it, staying true to the principles at which the zenith of one’s existence was reached,…

India in the Face of Neoliberalism, Pandemic as Part of the Tragedy

Misión Verdad India’s structural conflict is a product of inequality as a continuation of colonization and a caste system that prevails in its society (Photo: PTI). In times of global pandemic, the neoliberal drift, a continuation of a colonial system, continues to test emerging countries that will have to confront their internal contradictions in order…

Black Alliance for Peace: Fascism Was Born in the Colonies, Not Europe

Ajamu Baraka, the former Green Party vice presidential candidate and current national organizer for the Black Alliance for Peace – a member of the Black is Back Coalition — says Europe must be “de-centered” from discussions of fascism. African people need to “reject the assumption that fascism was something new and unique to Europe in…

45 Years After the Genocidal Coup in Argentina

Revista Crisis Argentinians rallying for their missing sons and daughters in Buenos Aires, circa 1980. A seven-year night On March 24, 1976 the sixth coup d’état to the bourgeois-democratic constitutional order of its history as a republic took place in Argentina. The Armed Forces were the visible face of it, leading the self-styled “National Reorganization…

Neoliberalism Was Born in Chile. Neoliberalism Will Die in Chile.

Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, The Tenth Newsletter (2021) Daniel Jadue speaks to Vijay Prashad. Daniel Jadue is the mayor of Recoleta, a commune that is part of the expanding city of Santiago, Chile. His office is on the sixth floor of a municipal building in whose lower reaches one can find a pharmacy, an…