Milagro Sala: Imprisoned for Her Struggle

A year and five months ago the indigenous leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, Milagro Sala, was arrested at her home in Argentina for alleged “incitement to commit crimes and public disturbance”. Gabriela Ávila Gómez | informacion@granma.cu A year and five months ago the indigenous leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, Milagro Sala,…

The Right to Peace, the Right to Wage War and the ‘Law’ on Warfare

Western Amnesias and Fluctuations Robert Charvin The capitalist states, assisted by their many mercenaries (professional politicians, journalists, court intellectuals, etc.) are being obliged to carry out vigorous ideological reorientations, at the same time as cultivating certain amnesias, both chronic and temporary. Each change, as well as silences appropriately managed and successive intensive campaigns, enables a…

Peoples’ Conference Tiquipaya Declaration Calls for a World Without Borders

This is the text of the Final Declaration of the World Conference of the Peoples for a World without Walls towards Universal Citizenship, which took place in Tiquipaya, 400 km from La Paz, between Tuesday and Wednesday. “The social movements, and citizens of the world, meeting in Tiquipaya, after listening to the testimonies of migrants…

The Time Has Come for Power from Below

CNI: “The Time Has Come to Dismantle Power” By Gilberto López y Rivas As always, the important comunicado of the National Indigenous Congress and the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (CNI–EZLN), “The time has come,” dated last May 28, went unperceived in the large communications media and particularly among the political class. Immersed in the…

The Body Count Rises in the US War Against Black People

By Ajamu Baraka Before we can even process the acquittal of the murders of Philado Castile, we hear about another murder of a black person by the police occupation forces.  This time the victim, Charleena Lyles, is a black woman who was also five months pregnant. Again, there is anger, confusion and calls for justice from the…

CNI-EZLN: The Offensive of Those Above Against the Movement From Below

We who are the National Indigenous Congress – indigenous peoples, nations, tribes and barrios of this country – call on the indigenous and non-indigenous peoples of Mexico, honest human rights organizations, the media, and the intellectual and scientific community to repudiate the escalated repression against our compañeros and compañeras in the communities that have been…