First Continental Encounter of Alba Movements’ Women and Feminists

BY ALBA MOVIMIENTOS  We; the women, lesbians, transgenders, indigenous, black, urban and working class people, peasants, students and feminists; the members of Alba’s Social Movements. On November 29 and 30, we gathered in the city of Bogota to analyse the extent of our peoples’ struggle. We stand firm in our position against the neoliberal, extractivist…

On the Fascist Infiltration of Anti-Imperialist Movements

The Refugee Crisis : Separating the Conspiracies from The Conspiracy by Eric Draitser By Eric Draister I hope people realize that fascists, and fascist ideology, have infiltrated anti-imperialist circles all over social media, and in the political space in general. From variations on arguments ranging from “Hitler wasn’t such a bad guy” and “Jews created…

Canada’s Role in the Assassination of Patrice Lumumba

By Yves Engler 56 years ago today the United Nations launched a peacekeeping force that contributed to one of the worst post-independence imperial crimes in Africa. The Organisation des Nations Unies au Congo (ONUC) delivered a major blow to Congolese aspirations by undermining elected Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba. Canada played a significant role in ONUC…

The Hybrid War in South Africa and Zimbabwe

By Andrew Korybko Commonly thought of as a bastion of peace and stability in the continent ever since the turn of the century, the southern part of Africa is once more returning to the spotlight of global attention. Zimbabwean officials have alleged that the American and French embassies are behind the latest Color Revolution commotion…

The Centrality of Africa in the Class Struggle to Come

Africa – it’s natural resources and the labor of its people – built the economies of the West, which has no intention of leaving. The West drains Africa of hundreds of billions each year, while strangling its nations in debt. The U.S. military occupies much of the continent. “The movement against racism and class warfare…