Socialism is Still the Way Forward: Combating Neo-Liberal Imperialist Lies

By Danny Haiphong “Each and every neo-liberal ideology conditions the belief that there is no alternative to imperialism.” Fred Hampton was 21 years old when the Chicago Police Department and the FBI coordinated his assassination in 1969. As chairman of the Black Panther Party chapter in Illinois, Hampton helped organize a Free Breakfast Program that fed…

Colonialism, Coups and Conflict: Understanding Today’s Violence in the Central African Republic

By Devon Douglas-Bowers PART I The Central African Republic is now awash in media coverage over the ongoing sectarian violence and general upheaval in the country. But while many outlets discuss the volatile situation in the CAR, few analyses have put the violence in a historical context to discuss the way that countries like France,…

Africa 2014 in Review Part III : Counterrevolution, Neocolonialism and the Mass Struggle

Lessons from false starts and imperialist interventions By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Africa 2014 in Review Part I : Challenges for Genuine Independence and Development Africa 2014 in Review Part II : The Quest for Unity and the Role of Imperialism Mrs. Simone Gbagbo, the former first lady of Ivory Coast, made an appearance in…

Reparations for Colonialism

 Part I: Reparations for Colonialism By Valentin Katasonov In the XX century contributions, or levies, paid by the defeated enemy to victors were substituted by reparations, or compensations, for the inflicted damage. In recent years some governments of the post-Soviet space have started to ask the Russian Federation to pay «compensations» as their territories were…

The Real Ebola Conspiracy

“African countries are poor because they have been systematically looted by Europe, the United States and the rest of the capitalist world for centuries.” By Margaret Kimberley The ability to engage in critical thinking seems to be lost on the vast majority of Americans. When Americans don’t like a president they claim that his mother…