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 Dialectics of National Oppression and Resistance

Ireland and Tamil Eelam The nation of Eelam Tamils are conjoined with the Irish due to similar British supervised counter-insurgency and geo-politics of imperialism. By Athithan Jayapalan In a historic battle against the might of the British Empire during Easter week in 1916, hundreds of Irish nationalist revolutionaries who made up the vanguard of the…

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…

Aid-Money Laundering : An NGO Racket

By Dady Chery Haiti Chery It took the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti to expose the rot in the world’s charities. Well-meaning people and their governments donated about $12 billion dollars of emergency aid, virtually none of which reached individual Haitians. The funds that were delivered went mostly to enrich the donor countries’ government…

Enduring Bases, Enduring War in the Middle East

Doubling Down on a Failed Strategy The Pentagon’s Dangerous “New” Base Plan By David Vine Amid the distractions of the holiday season, the New York Times revealed that the Obama administration is considering a Pentagon proposal to create a “new” and “enduring” system of military bases around the Middle East.  Though this is being presented…

Humanitarian Imperialism

By Jean Bricmont Àngel Ferrero: It has been 10 years since Humanitarian Imperialism appeared in Spanish. What made you write the book? It started as a reaction to the attitude of the Left during the 1999 Kosovo war, which was largely accepted on humanitarian grounds and to the rather weak opposition of the peace movement before…