Internationalist Solidarity from Turtle Island to Palestine

Chandni Desai This past year, in the weeks leading up to the May 15 anniversary of the Nakba — the 1948 ethnic cleansing and mass exodus of the Palestinian people from their homes and lands — the people of East Jerusalem experienced the worst unrest in years. Racist Israeli settlers backed by Israeli police and…

Guatemala: 25 Years of Peace Accords, 25 Years of Neoliberalism

Ollantay Itzamná Mayan peasant women harvesting sesame seeds. OI In the Christmas atmosphere, and the day after the feast of the “Holy Innocents”, the groups that took up arms in the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG) and the Creole State of Guatemala, after 36 years of “internal war”, signed the firm and lasting Peace Agreements….

‘Healing Is a Constant Thing’: In Conversation with Clayton Thomas-Müller

Matteo Cimellaro Climate activist, writer, and filmmaker Clayton Thomas-Müller. Still image from the film, Life in the City of Dirty Water (2019), directed by Clayton Thomas-Müller and Spencer Mann. Activist, writer, and filmmaker discusses his new memoir and lifelong journey of healing Indigenous climate activist, writer, and filmmaker Clayton Thomas-Müller was raised in Winnipeg, a…

Canada: Wet’suwet’en Activists Retake Checkpoint a Month After Police Crackdown

Anish R M Wet’suwet’en activists after reclaiming Camp Coyote. Photo: Gidimt’en Checkpoint/Twitter Anti-pipeline Indigenous activists, resisting the contentious Coastal GasLink pipeline in Wet’suwet’en have retaken a checkpoint in Coyote Camp, a month after violent crackdown by federal police forces On Saturday, December 19, activists leading the Wet’suwet’en resistance against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline project…

Former Officials of Lima’s Oligarchy Torpedo RUNASUR

Ollantay Itzamná In the XXI century, internal colonizers continue to repeat fallacies seeking to stop our emancipatory processes. And what is worse, the subalterns still believe their fallacies as if they were truths. But, as time goes by, increasingly more people are willing to free themselves from the bicentennial republican colonies. The second meeting of…

Abya Yala Soberana: Expression of the Popular Sector

Ollantay Itzamná Moment of the spiritual invocation. International Encounter Abya Yala Sovereign Abya Yala from the Social Movements It was clear that the plurinational State is not enough, it is also necessary to transform the cultural imaginary of the citizens through educational processes that aim to create a conscious subject, capable of fighting for the…

The Quetzal and the Condor Will Fly Together

Ollantay Itzamná Assembly of the Xinca people. Jutiapa. Receives the delegation of the Andean peoples. … we are witnessing the dawn in which, sooner rather than later, the indomitable Quetzal will fly together and in complicity with the majestic Condor in search of plurinational freedom. And these two will unite with the Eagle… And then,…

Leonard Peltier’s Message of Struggle: ‘We Made Things Better for Our People’

Leonard Peltier National Day of Mourning march in Plymouth, Mass., Nov. 25. Photo: Jimmy Powell The following message from Indigenous political prisoner Leonard Peltier was read at the 52nd National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Nov. 25, 2021. For more information about his case, visit WhoIsLeonardPeltier.info. Greetings relatives, Each year as November nears,…

Chile: Understanding the Colonization of the Mapuche People

Mikhael Marzuqa Arson attacks, armed attacks, and the death of both Mapuches and Chilean farmers and policemen, committed by hooded men are some of the serious events that have characterized the latest events in Chile. On October 12, the president of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, declared a state of emergency in four provinces located in the…