Siliconology

Apparatchik Arte et Labore, 2021 Bourgeois technophilia, not to mention the rotten New York-Los Angeles “avante-garde,” is a perverse pastime kept alive with dollars made in surveillance and repression. The heat and blood of revolutionary struggle will produce futurities beyond anything they can imagine. The cosmos are not theirs to claim. In a January 2020 essay published…

Borotba: Fighting Fascism is the Duty of Everyone on the Planet

Borotba Statement by Borotba (Struggle), a revolutionary Marxist organization banned in Ukraine since 2014. Translated for Struggle-La Lucha by Greg Butterfield. May 9 marks the 77th anniversary of the Day of Victory over Nazi Germany. Almost a century separates us from those events. However, right now we see what a colossal impact they continue to…

Russian Communist Leader: The Only Resolution is the Complete Military Defeat of Ukraine

Fergie Chambers The Communist Party of the Russian Federation is the largest opposition party in Russia and has criticized detentions stemming from protests that demonstrated against Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine TF contributor Fergie Chambers got the opportunity on April 15 to conduct an in-person interview in Saint Petersburg, Russia, with Roman Kononenko, a…

Nicaragua Expels the OAS

Kawsachun NewsThe government of Nicaragua has announced the expulsion of representatives of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the closure of its offices in the country. “We will not have a presence in any of the instances of that diabolical instrument of the misnamed OAS (..) neither will this infamous organism, consequently, have offices…

Amid Global Uncertainty, ALBA Movements Forges Unity and Hope

Zoe AlexandraLaura Capote and Gonzalo Armúa of ALBA Movements Operative Secretary. The continental platform of social movements will hold its third continental assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to analyze the current situation and define strategies for the next period. The continental platform, ALBA Movements, will hold its third continental assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina from…

El Salvador: War and Revolution

Hugo Turner Women and children mourn as a truck carrying the caskets of their family members arrives in Guadalupe, El Salvador, on May 9, 1983.Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images With Special thanks to J. Patrice McSherry One of the more horrifying chapters in the history of American imperialism took place in the tiny nation of El…

South Africa: Death, and Survival Haunt Stricken Shack Dwellers

Chris Makhaye 14 April 2022: Simon Mdletshe and his two boys, Ntuthuko and Ntokozo Zwane, clean the main road at Ntuzuma, which is just north of Durban in the eThekwini metro. Glad to be alive but burdened by the deaths of loved ones and neighbours as well as the trauma of their own narrow escape,…

The Venezuela Coup, 20 Years Later

Dan Beeton Chavez arrives back at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas after being freed early Sunday, April 14, 2002. | Dario Lopez / AP Dan Beeton looks at the enduring legacy of Venezuela’s short-lived 2002 coup d’etat, and the subsequent countercoup, for US-Latin American relations. On April 11, 2002, Venezuela’s democratically elected government, headed by…

President Maduro at International Summit Against Fascism: We Have Lived 20 Years of Resistance after April 11 Coup

Alba Ciudad This Tuesday, April 12, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, received intellectuals, national and international guests in the Ayacucho Hall of the Presidential Palace of Miraflores for the International Summit against Fascism. The head of state pointed out that with the April 2002 revolution, the possibility of building the social welfare state and the Bolivarian…