La Gota de Agua: A New Documentary by Resumen Latinoamericano

A new documentary by Resumen Latinoamericano with English subtitles has been released in Cuba, under the theme of the economic, commercial and financial blockade that has been imposed on the Cuban people for 60 years. This past weekend the film also premiered in New York City at the National Network on Cuba conference that was…

China is Not an Enemy of Africa

(Playlist of the complete interview) If the West really thinks China helping Africa to gain influence is a bad thing, the best thing it can do is help Africa even more. President of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Fred M’membe, and the convener of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, Kyeretwie Opoku share with us an…

A BRICS Reserve Currency: Exploring the Pathways

Yaroslav Lissovolik The new BRICS reserve currency can act in concert with the stronger role performed by BRICS national currencies to take on a greater share of the total pie of currency transactions in the world economy, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Yaroslav Lissovolik. The issue of the creation of a BRICS reserve currency has taken on particular significance in recent months after President Putin declared that the creation…

The Geopolitics of Famine

Scott Ritter Most geopolitical analysts can agree that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has detrimentally impacted the global economy. This is especially true when it comes to food security, with supplies disrupted, prices skyrocketing, and shortages created that run the risk of causing famine. The US and European Union have accused Russia of “weaponizing food”…

Chilean State to Address Historic Land Debt with Mapuche Indigenous Communities

Tanya Wadhwa Chilean President Gabriel Boric met with Mapuche leaders in the country’s Araucanía region on November 10 and 11. Following the meeting, he announced the creation of a special commission to return to the Mapuche communities the lands that they have historically laid claims to. The Mapuche Indigenous communities have been in conflict with…

Africa Confronts the Food, Fertilizer, and Climate Crisis

Ann Garrison Food production in Africa is complicated by climate change and the use of fertilizers which increase food production but which also create green house gases and create other environmental harm. The UN has been in negotiations with both Russia and Ukraine to restart Russia’s ammonia pipeline. Before its closure due to the Ukraine…

Decolonizing RUNASUR: Trade Unions Challenged by Plurinationality

Ollantay Itzamná Mirada Abya Yala Plurinationality is related to political cultural identity, territoriality, Mother Earth. Trade unionism, to a large extent, are modern actors (associated individuals) who seek to improve their working life conditions, and to a large extent assume that this welfare is achieved within the framework of the nation state (lethal with the…

Thomas Sankara – Decolonization, Love, and Trust in the People: A New Humanity for Ending Oppression

Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza Thomas Sankara understood that liberation—embodying the whole process of decolonization — originates from the admission that the oppressed have internalized the oppressor. Colonial oppression in Africa did not end with the attainment of political independence. Rather, direct colonial domination on African peoples by the colonialist bourgeoisie of Europe and the United States…

Buenos Aires Declaration of RUNASUR: Integration of the Peoples for the Peoples

At a press conference held this noon at the Hotel Quagliaro of ATE, the documents prepared at the Plurinational Assembly constitutive of RUNASUR were presented. The General Secretary of the CTA, Hugo “Cachorro” Godoy opened the conference recalling that the Quagliaro hotel sheltered Evo and other Bolivian referents after the coup d’état of 2019, as…

RUNASUR Officially Established in Buenos Aires to Manifest a Plurinational America

A massive delegation of comrades of the CTA Autónoma, headed by its General Secretary, participated this weekend in the Plurinational Constitutive Assembly of RUNASUR towards a Plurinational America. With a Jallalla RUNASUR!, an ancestral ceremony and spiritual authorities summoning the ancestors and fighters of the people to guide all participants, and the delivery of welcome…

Left Anti-Communism Allows Imperialist Propaganda to Operate Unchallenged

Rainer Shea Ukraine is the great test for U.S. imperialism’s ability to sway minds to its side. Two decades into a process of decline for Washington’s hegemony, catalyzed by the irrecoverable global blowback from the Afghanistan and Iraq invasions, the imperialists have staked their survival in the outcome of the Ukraine war. Not necessarily in…

Revolution is the Heart of Socialism

Sarah Garnham The history of class societies is awash with revolutionary uprisings, but no class system has seen more revolutionary ferment than capitalism. Throughout its 250-year history, not a decade has gone by without revolutionary struggle breaking out somewhere, and periodically there are waves of revolution that sweep across several countries. The most recent was…

British Navy Involved in Nord Stream 2 ‘Terrorist Attack’

UK forces participated in an operation which damaged Europe’s energy security Units of the British Navy were involved in a “terrorist attack”, which destroyed the key Nord Stream gas pipelines, the Russian Defence Ministry alleged on Saturday. The preparation of this terrorist act and the training of military personnel of 73rd Marine Special Operations Center were…

Does Latin American Progressivism Count? Between Cycles, Waves and Agendas

Mission Verdad Can Latin America configure a geopolitical pole with its own identity that is decisive in the new global reality? ( Photo: AP Photo ) After the neoliberal onslaught focused on privatization of state enterprises and austerity measures at the end of the 20th century, a confluence of actors from the traditional left emerged,…