Reparations: What About First People, Indo-Caribbeans and Afro-South Americans?

To what extent are First Peoples, Indo-Caribbeans and Afro-South Americans involved in their own representations for reparations? Earl Bousquet Caribbean governments are seeking Reparations from Europe for Slavery and Native Genocide. But what about the plight and fate of the hundreds of thousands of so-called “Indentured Servants” from India who replaced the slaves? And the African…

Remarks by H.E. Evo Morales Ayma to the United Nations General Assembly

Published on Apr 25, 2017 Remarks by H.E. Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, at the High-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (English). The Convocation by the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the “World Conference of…

Caribbean Reparations Movement Must Put Capitalism on Trial

Ajamu Nangwaya The struggle for reparations in the Caribbean should become a site of the class struggle and organizing the people for socialism or communism. 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 agricultural…

Afro-Venezuelans Deserve Reparations that go Beyond the Symbolic

By Rachael Boothroyd Rojas and Francisco Tovar On the 163rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Venezuela, Francisco Tovar, activist for the rights of Afro-descendents and executive director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA) talks to Venezuelanalysis about systemic racism, the challenges facing the Afro-Venezuelan population today, and his new book on…

All White Women Owe Reparations to African People

By Penny Hess, Chair of the African People’s Solidarity Committee An estimated 2.6 million mostly white women participated in the January 21 Women’s March on Washington and in cities across the country following the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th U.S. president. The rallies were not considered “protests;” although they had a mission statement, the…

Land Law and Economic Liberation

Keynote addresss at the 4th Spring Law Conference, College of Law, University of South Africa, Pretoria, 27 September 2016 Motsoko Pheko Liberation of a land dispossessed people without land is a gigantic colonial fraud. Land is the primary source of life. Food does not grow in the sky. Houses are not built in the air….