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,…

Dismantling Neoliberal Education: A Lesson from the Zapatistas

The non-hierarchical education of the Zapatistas cries dignity and suggests that the suffering of the neoliberal university can be withstood and overcome. By Levi Gahman I’ve said it before—in contrast to those traditional stories that begin with ‘Once upon a time…’ Zapatista stories begin with ‘There will be a time…’ — Subcomandante Galeano (formerly Marcos) Excerpted…

War on Latin America

Operation Condor Never Ended: Assassinations and Coup Plots Continue Across Latin America Dedicated to Alexandra Valiente in appreciation of her great selection of coverage on Latin America at Libya 360°. By Hugo Turner @hugoturner1969 Latin America is an often forgotten theater in World War 4 America’s war on the planet that began with the collapse…

The Neo-Colonial Nature of the European Union and its Intervention in Africa

Stop Foreign Intervention in Africa The current debates in the monopoly controlled media concerning the future of Britain’s membership of the EU are presented from the perspective of falsifying its essential character. The EU remains the organisation of the big monopolies and financial institutions of Europe, especially those of Britain, France and Germany, and acts…

Women Farmers and Land Grabs in Haiti

From an interview by Beverly Bell Involved in all levels of food production, Haitian women need control over land and protection from today’s wave of expropriation.  Photo: Salena Tramel, for Grassroots International. In Haiti, the majority of the people working the land are women. Not only are they there during planting, weeding and harvesting, but…

Ivorian Oil Workers Strike as ICC Trial of Former Leaders Continue

Limitations of foreign direct investment revealed while economy weakens By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° International Criminal Court Begins Trial of Ousted Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo Hundreds of oil workers from a state-owned petroleum corporation in the West African state of Ivory Coast walked off the job in a three day strike on February 2. They were…