Bolivia’s Decolonization Mission

By Ben Dangl An interview with Felix Cardenas Aguilar, Bolivia’s Vice Minister of Decolonization. In 1870, Bolivian dictator Mariano Melgarejo offered an English diplomat a glass of chicha – a corn-based beer consumed for centuries in the Andes. The diplomat refused the drink, asking for chocolate instead. A short-tempered Melgarejo responded by forcing the Englishman…

Reviving the Fight Against Environmental Racism

By Bryan K. Bullock “White environmentalist talk about saving the rainforests, but no mention is ever made of saving the lives of those who dwell in America’s concrete jungles.”   It’s time to get back to basics in the struggle for true freedom for African Americans. The “basics” in this sense, means reclaiming strategies that…

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…

This Changes Nothing. Why the People’s Climate March Guarantees Climate Catastrophe

By Cory Morningstar Wrong Kind of Green As the following information will demonstrate, The People’s Climate March and supporting discourse is about protecting capitalism, not protecting the world’s most vulnerable people from climate change. Image courtesy of Mark Gould The People’s Climate March in New York City is a mobilization campaign created by Avaaz and…

Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food to Everyone for Free

By Andrew Martin Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part of…

US Aims to Exploit Natural Resources of Africa

Listen to Full Interview>> The United States aims to exploit the natural resources of Africa through sending counter-terrorism units to the continent, says Abayomi Azikiwe of Pan-African News Wire. The US Special Operations troops are forming some counter terrorism units in four countries in north and west Africa under pretext of fighting al-Qaeda militants there.…

The Financial Elite and the Global Land and Water Grab

By Eric Draitser The global financial crisis, which began in 2008, has significantly altered the way many speculators and financial institutions invest. Rather than taking huge risks with dodgy derivatives like credit default swaps and mortgage-backed securities, both of which have proven to be particularly volatile, many speculators have instead begun to invest in the…

UNSC Deploys EU Forces to CAR | AU Summit Focuses on South Sudan and CAR

The United Nations Security Council has authorized deployment of European Union forces into the crisis-hit Central African Republic (CAR). On Tuesday, the 15-nation body unanimously adopted the resolution and approved financial sanctions against some individuals from the CAR. The head of the EU delegation to the United Nations, Thomas Mayr-Harting, said the EU forces would…

Abayomi Azikiwe: “Imperialist Countries Seek To Recolonize Africa”

Press TV has conducted an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire (Detroit), to discuss the ceasefire negotiations by the warring parties in South Sudan to resolve the deadly conflict in the violence-hit African country. A rough transcription of the interview follows. Press TV: Mr. Azikiwe, just how much do you think…