The Rebellious Seed

Carolina Vásquez Araya (Image by Dalia Chiú S.) Violence against indigenous peoples has only made them stronger. Throughout our America, but also in the rest of the world, the harassment and criminal violence against indigenous communities that do not give in to the invasion of their territories has caused millions of innocent victims. This constant…

Land in South Africa Shall Be Shared Among Those Who Work It

Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research In March 2022, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres warned of a ‘hurricane of hunger’ due to the war in Ukraine. Forty-five developing countries, most of them on the African continent, he said, ‘import at least a third of their wheat from Ukraine or Russia, with 18 of those import[ing] at least…

The Canadian Government and RBC Bank are Ignoring the Rights of Wet’suwet’en Nations

Anne Farrell The hereditary chief Na’moks of the Wet’suwet’en Nation The Wet’suwet’en Nation’s fight against the Coastal GasLink pipeline project was in Montreal on Thursday, and dozens of protesters gathered outside the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The Wet’suwet’en protest against RBC’s participation in the gas pipeline project which will cross the…

Water for the People Who Nurture Water

Ollantay Itzamná La Igualdad Community. San Pablo. O.I. We are water that walks, that loves, that thinks, that dreams. We are water that organizes itself socio-politically to channel our forces and become rivers of struggles for Life. That is what we are. Water. Modern civilization, both in its liberal and socialist perspective, established two hegemonic…

How the Truckers Split Indigenous Canada

Ashley Frawley We are fed up with being viewed as virtuous victims Canadians aren’t known for the depth of their political feeling. If anything, our easy-going passivity is often a point of pride and distinction against our overzealous neighbours to the south. Yet if the recent Freedom Convoy revealed anything, it was that deep rifts…

Indigenous Women Discuss the #TruckerConvoy2022 Protest in Ottawa

Ottawa resident Neecha Dupuis (Ojibway Nation of Saugeen and Audrey Redman (Dakota-Cree from Saskatchewan) discuss their experiences on the ground in Ottawa during the 2022 Trucker Convoy for Freedom. This video was recorded on February 22, 2022. Meet Candy, #Mohawk elder, prior to being trampled by Trudeau's henchmen on horses. (hospitalized) "My heartfelt interview w/…

The Right to Protest in the Stolen Indigenous Territory Called Canada

Kim Petersen Canada will always stand up for the right of peaceful protest anywhere around the world and we are pleased to see moves to deescalation and dialogue. — Justin Trudeau So said Canada’s prime minister Trudeau about the farmer protests in India. One assumes that “anywhere” includes Canada. Nonetheless, Trudeau has rejected dialogue with the peaceful…

War Chief of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Bear Clan Denounces Trudeau for Threatening to Use Militarized Police on Unceded Indigenous Territory

Kanenhariyo (Seth Lefort) is War Chief of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Bear Clan. In this video, he responds to Premier Doug Ford’s state of emergency declared in response to the truckers rebellion. Transcript by Real Peoples Media: Kanenhariyo denounces the Federal and Provincial governments for threatening to use militarized police on unceded Indigenous territory to disperse…

President of Honduras Blocks Indigenous Community’s Eviction

ANDREA GERMANOS Residents face riot police during an attempted eviction at Tierras del Padre, a Lenca Indigenous community between the municipalities of Ojojona and San Buenaventura, Francisco Morazan department, Honduras, on February 9, 2022. (Photo: Orlando Sierra/AFP via Getty Images) The Human Rights Ministry called the evictions a “clear violation of the human rights of…

The Settler Blindness to the U.S. Empire’s Internal Violence

Rainer Shea Settler-colonialism creates a blindness among the colonizers. There’s a disconnect between what settlers see, and what’s actually happening in their surroundings. This can be the case even for settlers who consider themselves sufficiently educated on white supremacy. The colonial contradiction on this continent—and therefore the class contradiction that proletarians of all colors have…

Guatemala: Why Do Members of the Same Indigenous Peoples Kill Each Other?

Ollantay Itzamná Territory in conflict between Santa Catarina and Nahualá occupied by PNC. Internet The territorial conflict between Nahualá and Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán is an iceberg in a country with criminal internal borders that dissect the peoples, turning them into territorial enemies among themselves, families belonging to the same native peoples. In recent months, the…

Internationalist Solidarity from Turtle Island to Palestine

Chandni Desai This past year, in the weeks leading up to the May 15 anniversary of the Nakba — the 1948 ethnic cleansing and mass exodus of the Palestinian people from their homes and lands — the people of East Jerusalem experienced the worst unrest in years. Racist Israeli settlers backed by Israeli police and…