Garifuna Flee Discrimination and Land Grabs in Record Numbers

The white sand beaches and humid, 80 degree weather in Trujillo, Honduras, on the country’s northern Caribbean coast, is what Jose Francisco Avila calls a “million-dollar view.” But this paradise for the foreigners now flooding Honduras’ coastline tells a different story for Garifuna communities from Trujillo, including Avila’s family. As Hondurans of African descent, Garifunas…

Standing Rock One of Multiple Pipeline Construction Projects Underway

By Alleen Brown UNDER ORDERS FROM President Donald Trump, the Army Corps of Engineers on February 7 approved a final easement allowing Energy Transfer Partners to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Construction has restarted, and lawyers for the company say it could take as little as 30 days…

Trump is Merely the Visible Face of a Murderous System

Fascist America: The Issue is Not Trump, It’s Us Antifa Worldwide: A Brief History of International Antifascism First, They Shot the Anarchists… Long Term Resistance: Fighting Trump and Liberal Co-option Trump is just the visible face of a murderous system. And within this system, Right and Left work together… Its Going Down So far, the…

Safety Pins: White Women and their Support of Imperialism and Fascism

There is no such thing as “women in general” African National Women’s Organization The shattering of “women in general” It is clearer now to African women, who hoped to coax white women into caring about us through intersectional coalitions, that white women are part of the oppressor nation and as such, have a vested interest…

From 2014 Violent Barricades to Venezuelan Assembly Right-Wing

From the 2014 violence to legislative majority, Venezuela’s right-wing may change its face, but not its goal. By Rachael Boothroyd Rojas In February 2014, Venezuela witnessed one of the most prolonged and violent periods in the past 18 years against the nationally elected government. What began as violence at some of the country’s more elite…

First, They Shot the Anarchists…

Trump and the New Normal Its Going Down The riots that took place during Trump’s inauguration as well as in Berkeley, California against Breitbart editor and Alt-Right troll Milo Yiannopoulos, have rocked the political establishment, created a collective gasp of disdain from liberal and leftist leadership, and generated a wave of blowback from both within…

Addendum to Standing Rock:Profusion, Collusion & Big Money Profits

PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V| PART VI The following is an addendum to the 6-part series: Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion & Big Money Profits by Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer From left: Jodi Gillette; parents Dave Archambault I and Betty Archambault; the Obamas; brother Dave Archambault…

The Muslim Ban and Beyond: Fighting White Power in Trump’s America

By Beverly Bell Tamir Mustafa, Joan Rodriguez, and their children. Mustafa said, “What makes America great is everybody in it.” Photo: Melissa Cox The march against Trump’s Muslim ban in New Orleans, on January 29, concluded at the towering Robert E. Lee monument. Below the Confederate general, the circle bearing his name gives way to…

Freedom House Targets Venezuela and Cuba

Freedom House Brands Venezuela “Not Free”, Whitewashes Brazilian Coup LUCAS KOERNER Washginton-based NGO Freedom House made headlines recently with its 2017 “Freedom in the World” report that downgraded Venezuela to the dreaded category of “Not Free”. “Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro’s combination of strong-arm rule and dire economic mismanagement pushed his country to a status of…

The Black Panther Party and Black Anti-fascism in the United States

By Robyn C. Spencer Fascism has been thrust into the mainstream political vocabulary of the United States since the election of President Donald Trump on a platform grounded in xenophobia, corporate dominance and right wing white nationalism. After the election, search engines and online dictionaries reported adramatic increase in users seeking to define the term….

NATO’s Disrespect of Libyan Sovereignty Continues

Alexandra Valiente Jamahiriya News Agency Jens Stoltenberg met with Fayez al-Sarraj at NATO Headquarters today where Stoltenberg offered support to the reprobate UN-US-NATO imposed “government of accord” (OS). The proposed intervention included building military institutions and an intelligence apparatus, with the unstated objective of completing Libya’s destruction as a sovereign nation. (See the official NATO…

The New Merchants of Death

Social movements ought to place private military contractors at the center of a broader critique of authoritarian neoliberalism and America’s permanent war economy. By Jeremy Kuzmarov In August 2016, the Pentagon announced that Six3 Intelligence Solutions, a private intelligence company recently acquired by California Analysis Center Incorporated (CACI), which was implicated in the Abu Ghraib scandal,…

An Analysis of Women’s Marches Along Historical and Present Lines

By Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer To go back into the women’s rights movement in the Western world historically, there has ALWAYS been a breach along ethnic lines. That is the truth regarding any honest analysis of the situation. In order to give it some context, we need look no further than the white women…