Fascism and Hate: The U.S. and Latin America in 2020 (I)

José R. Oro Fascism is a dictatorial form of government intimately bound to hatred in its many manifestations, developed within the context and conditions of imperialism. It appeared in Mussolini’s Italy, Hitler’s Germany, Pinochet’s Chile, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Romania and other countries. In all of them it failed brutally, inflicting immeasurable suffering on…

Operation Barbarossa II: Setting The Stage For War

Christopher Black I have written several times about the continuing NATO preparations for an attack on Russia, a second Operation Barbarossa, the code name for the Nazi invasion of the USSR in 1941. Circumstances prompt me to write about it again, for as of the last week in January the Americans and their gang of…

A Silence Not at All Casual

Atilio Borón This February 2nd was the anniversary of a date that was completely ignored by the deceitful global hegemonic press: the end of the Battle of Stalingrad (according to historians the bloodiest in the history of humanity) with the defeat of Hitler’s Wehrmacht at the hands of the Red Army and the civilian combatants…

The US, the EU and Klaus Barbie

Stephen Sefton In a comprehensive way, Bolivia’s coup leaders reincarnate the most sinister ghosts of Latin America and the Caribbean’s imperialist torturers and mass murderers. The religious fanaticism of coup figureheads like Camacho and Añez, abject servants of their US owners, invokes the fearsome history of colonial genocide and enslavement of indigenous populations in the…

Stella Calloni: “We are Under a Counterinsurgency War”

Lautaro Ortiz “In Bolivia there is no longer any security to hold free elections,” says Calloni. Image Daphne Gentinetta The writer and journalist, author of this essential research, analyzes the situation in Bolivia, in the context of the interference of the United States in the region. The civic, police and military coup d’état perpetrated last…

Fascists, With Help from the US, Are Trying to Take Control of Latin America

Popular Resistance Clearing the FOG hosts Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese interviewed William Camacaro, a Venezuelan activist living in New York City who is active with the Solidarity Committee with Venezuela NYC and organizes food sovereignty tours to Venezuela, on the eve of the December 3 Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) meeting in Colombia….

Lula and Democracy at the Crossroads

Marcelo Zero Latin America is going through a deep crisis of political instability, fragilization of democratic institutions, lack of legitimacy of traditional representation systems, intense ideological polarization and, in some cases, erosion of the rule of law. The intense and extensive popular rebellions in Ecuador and Chile demanding the end of the neoliberal experiment and…

Ukrainian Neo-Nazis Join Hong Kong Protests

Morgan Artyukhina Prominent Ukrainian neo-Nazi figures have been spotted in the Hong Kong protests just weeks after hosting an “academy of street protest” in Kiev. Leaders of far-right Ukrainian groups that rose to prominence in the 2014 coup d’etat they helped orchestrate, including the Azov Battalion and Right Sektor, have recently traveled to Hong Kong…

A New Right Extremism Emerges in Hungary

Muhammed Shabeer Viktor Orbán and his conservative Fidesz party continue their dominance in Hungarian politics, riding a hyper nationalist and Euro-skeptic campaign in the country. (Photo: DailyNewsHungary) Hungary has been in the news in recent times, both due the relentless right-wing policies of the Fidesz party government of Victor Orbán and the minor yet promising…

The Origins of White Supremacy

Chelli Stanley White supremacy is an incredibly insincere distraction that tries to erase the histories of White, Black, and Red peoples. “Many White people seem to have forgotten what happened to them.” Some say the white supremacy ideology comes from pride.  Some say it comes from a belief that one’s culture is superior.  Some say it comes…

Hatred of the Indian

Alvaro García Linera Like a thick night fog, hatred voraciously runs through the traditional urban middle class neighbourhoods of Bolivia. Their eyes are filled with anger. They do not shout, they spit; they do not demand, they impose. Their songs are not about hope or brotherhood, they are about disdain and discrimination against the Indians….