The Danger of USAID and the NGOs Serving it

How the support of progressive academic, political and social sectors that lend themselves to bring forward the model of looting and numbness is obtained. FARC-EP The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an office attached to the Department of State of that country, which is presented to the world as an entity of…

Chiapas: Escalation of Violence Against Communities Adherent to the Sixth

By Aldo Santiago Subversiones The space for coordination and struggle Dignified Seed (Semilla Digna) of the Peoples of Chiapas, brings together some of the communities, families and groups of adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle of the EZLN. Formed by the community of San Francisco, the organized family El Chivero (Teopisca), the organized families of San…

Ye’kwana, Sanema and Pemon Peoples’ Declaration Against Orinoco Mining Belt

Kuyujani Organization This declaration was written by the legitimate authorities of the 49 Ye’kwana and Sanema communities participating in the Kuyujani Organization’s 20th Ordinary General Assembly. KUYUJANI is an Indigenous community based organization composed of ancestral indigenous peoples, whom agreed to this declaration during this plenary session in light of the following considerations [regarding the…

The Zapatista Struggle Against Global Neoliberalism

By Esther Miranda Translated by UK Zapatista Translation Service On 1 January 1994 the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into effect in Mexico, the United States, and Canada and converted the region into one integrated market by removing all trade and commercial barriers. This move showed the Mexican government’s sight and interests lie…

Neoliberal Soft Coups Target BRICS Nations

Brazil, Venezuela and South Africa By Hugo Turner Libya 360° Introduction The Empire of Chaos (the US) has won a major victory in Brazil, destroying a democracy in order to bring Brazil back under its control. Dilma Rousseff has been impeached on trumped up charges, ignoring the wishes of the 54 million Brazilians who voted…

Red May: 10 Years Later, Atenco Resists Plunder Again

x carolina El Enemigo Común Sky-rockets blast off. Machetes gleam. Atenco is in town to head up a march from the Independence Angel to the Mexico City Zocalo. More than a thousand people join in. Chants ring out: Atenco lives! The struggle continues! The march brings two days of activities to a close –– activities…

The Coup d’etat by the OAS

By Luis Britto Garcia Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity Defense Minister, Vladimir Padrino López declared that there is a coup in progress. Must the reader be reminded that since its foundation in 1948 the Organization of American States has given legitimacy to interventions by the United States that include in Nicaragua, Guatemala, Cuba, Dominican Republic,…

Insumisión: Battles Lines Are Drawn in the Face of the Looming Storm

Originally posted to It’s Going Down By Scott Campbell Happy May Day! Around Mexico today numerous marches will be held, primarily organized by the National Education Workers Union (SNTE) and its more radical tendency, the National Education Workers Coordinating Body (CNTE). A few of the demonstrations are listed on It’s Going Down’s roundup of May Day…

Ecocide and Genocide in the Niger Delta

The majority of refugees come from war and conflict zones, illegitimate states, areas of natural disasters and economically weak countries. In many cases, companies from the West destroy people’s livelihoods by acting ruthlessly. In Nigeria, the oil extraction and production has devastating consequences for the people living in the Niger Delta. But the Geneva Convention on…