Baja’s Day Laborers Suffer Police Repression

Chiapas Support Committee EZLN in solidarity Baja California state police attacked farmworkers on strike in that state for better wages and working conditions. On May 9, twenty (20) patrol cars full of police agents entered the Triqui community of Nuevo San Juan Copala in the San Quintín Valley under the mistaken impression that members of…

Libya, Imperialism and the Refugee Crisis

By Joe Delapaine Starting in 1969, when a group of nationalist officers led a progressive coup against the corrupt Kind Idriss, a series of extensive programs substantially raised the living standards for the people of Libya. For years, right up to the NATO-led overthrow of the nationalist state in 2011, Libya’s six million people enjoyed Africa’s…

Imperialism ‘Genocides the Poorest of the Poor’

By James Petras Libya 360° ‘The war and its results have turned Yemen back a hundred years, due to the destruction of infrastructure . . . especially in the provinces of Oden, Dhalea and Taiz.’ Izzedine al-Asbali Yemeni Human Rights Minister ‘Yemen is devastated. There are no roads, water or electricity. Nobody’s left but thieves.’…

Towards a Regional War in Central Africa : Rwandan and Ugandan Troops in the Congo (DRC)

Part I: UN Security Council Responds to African Great Lakes Regional Flashpoints By Ann Garrison M23 commander Sultani Makenga, during M23’s occupation of the eastern Congolese city of Goma, 2013. KPFA Weekend News, 05.02.2015 Rwandan and Ugandan troops have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, during the past two weeks, but reporting is…