U.S. Imperialism Can Only be Defeated Through the Sacrifices War Entails

Rainer Shea Above: The Prizrak Brigade, the Donbass volunteer fighting group When the DPRK diplomat Kim Yo-jong recently stated that “We will always stand in the same trench with the service personnel and people of Russia who have turned out in the struggle to defend the dignity and honor of the state,” she was speaking…

The Psychology of Veridos: A Study of Moral Heroism of the 5% or Less

Editorial Comment: While the author’s focus is primarily on the response and resistance to the mainstream and government covid narrative and agenda, the broader application of her findings are  most fascinating.  There have been extensive studies of  pathological human behaviour, political ponerology,  herd mentality, hive mind, mass formation and mass psychosis, but few have examinied…

U.S. Imperialism is Bringing Eurasia Towards a Repeat of World War II

Rainer Shea A reaction to Operation Z’s impacts that I’ve seen from Marxists in the imperial center is one of alarm, in which it’s appeared to them that Russia was reckless for deciding to intervene in Ukraine. They’ve seen Sweden and Finland’s joining NATO, the crackdown on anti-imperialist sentiments, the further neoliberalization that the EU…

Reject Anti-Intellectualism

 Erica Caines A disingenuous trend is reemerging, bastardizing concepts of “accessibility” to attack and suppress radical efforts at political education. The focus on consistent ongoing political education is shot down as disconnected from the needs of the people. But these critiques should be seen clearly for what they are: anti-intellectualism masquerading as a faux concern for the…

The Crisis of Western Imperialism and the Imperative of War and Repression

​​​​​​​ Ajamu Baraka Mural in Caracas, Venezuela (Photo: Erik Cleves Kristenson) The world as we know it must change. Humanity cannot survive under imperialist and capitalist structures. Presentation at World Anti-Imperialist Conference Ajamu Baraka, Member of Secretariat, U.S. Peace Council Hanoi, Vietnam, November 25, 2022 History demands: Turn Imperialist wars into wars against imperialism Comrades,…

Ukraine’s Slow Defeat Foreshadows the USA’s Fate

Rainer Shea New York’s massive blackout 2019 As the Ukraine proxy war fails, U.S. strategists prepare to fight off revolution in America’s borders The U.S. empire took a gamble on the geopolitical chessboard by provoking Russia into intervening in Ukraine. Now that it’s losing this gamble, having the U.S. and its allies economically suffer worse…

Why Did the West Learn to Embrace Fascism… Again?

Matthew Ehret We have often heard World War II described as “the war to end all wars”. Many in the west have even been led to believe that the ideology of Nazi fascism was simply so evil that nothing of the sort could possibly arise ever again. The 1935 novel “It Can’t Happen Here” by…

The Unity Imperative: Lessons for Building the Anti-Fascist Alliance

Joe Sims Members of the Communist Party USA and Young Communist League proceed along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington during the Poor People’s Campaign’s Moral March, June 18, 2022. | Jose Luis Magana / AP The call for unity resonates across a wide swath of today’s democratic and social movements. Attend any demonstration and you’re likely…

Gramsci in the Midst of Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement (MST)

Tricontinental Dossier no. 54 (July 2022) An Interview with MST Militante Neuri Rossetto Introduction Despite the persistent hegemony of capitalism and its ruling neoliberal ideology, various forms of resistance, social struggle, and proposals for an emancipated future continue to emerge. This is taking place in the face of economic, political, social, and environmental crises as…

Aurora: Communist Women in the Donbas Resistance

Jim “Fergie” Chambers Katya and Svetlana show off their Soviet-themed redesign of the DPR flag A 3-part interview with Svetlana and Katya, from the Donetsk Marxist-Feminist organization 13.05.2022, DONETSK, DONETSK PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC- Nearly two weeks ago, I spent the May 1st, International Worker’s Day, with six members of the Donestk-based Marxist feminist group “Aurora.” The…

“Stay Safe”: The Whole World Is in Harms’ Way

Jim “Fergie” Chambers This house, a small homestead for a family of 6, in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, was hit with a Ukrainian rocket last week. Shells continued to land nearby as we spoke with this family yesterday, as they have very day for 8 years In short, those of us who have any…

The Immortal Regiment, Moscow, 9 May 2022

Oleg Yasinsky (Image by Oleg Yasinsky) “Our dead will not leave us in disgrace. Our fallen are like sentinels”, sang Vladimir Vysotsky, the Soviet Union’s most popular troubadour, in his famous song “He did not return from combat”. The heart of the cultural identity of the people of the USSR was our historical memory of…

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…