Self-Reproduction and the Oaxaca Commune

The Oaxaca uprising of 2006 teaches us that any serious anti-capitalist movement must engage directly with the gendered logic of social reproduction. By Barucha Peller In 2006 a popular mass uprising swept the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico, galvanizing hundreds of thousands of participants around the region and removing state power from the capital city…

Claudia Jones : Revolutionary Pan-Africanist

Claudia Jones used the organizational space of the Communist Party to advance the cause of anti-racism, world peace, decolonization and the class struggle. By Ajamu Nangwaya Claudia Jones was a revolutionary whose activism spanned two continents, North America and Europe. Claudia Vera Cumberbatch was born on February 21, 1915 in Belmont, Trinidad and Tobago, the…

An End to the Yazidi Tragedy Only Comes with Kurdish Freedom

By Rosa Burç The solution to the humanitarian tragedy that climaxed in Shengal and continues in refugee camps lies in the recognition of political status for the Kurds. Last year, in the night of August 3, the Islamic State group carried out its attacks against the Yazidis (in Kurdish Êzîdî) in Shengal. Within just a…

Nican Tlaca Communism, Part 1: Towards a Synthesis

By Onkwehón:we Rising The following article is the first in what i intend to be an irregular series (as i overall re-energize and re-activate this blog project) in which i will lay out my now several years deep personal political project. This is an attempted synthesis of two often distant, and times thought to be…

Gerald A. Perreira : Defending Anti-imperialist Morality Against Racism

Gerald A. Perreira discusses the rise of reactionary, racist “new right” populism vs authentic revolutionary, anti-imperialist movements founded upon principled ideology and morality. Click to listen Please see the first two discussions,  “The Destruction of Libya, Its Lessons and Meaning : Interview with Gerald A. Perreira” and “Libya, Racism and Anti-imperialism : Discussion with Gerald A. Perreira“….

Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in Africa

By Horace Campbell July-August 2015 (Volume 67, Number 3) One of the most serious errors, if not the most serious error, committed by colonial powers in Africa, may have been to ignore or underestimate the cultural strength of the African peoples. —Amilcar Cabral1 When international media were broadcasting live video footage of Tunisians gathering in…

Libya, Racism and Anti-imperialism : Discussion with Gerald A. Perreira

Gerald A. Perreira discusses Libya’s revolutionary contributions, anti-imperialism and the urgent need for both organizations and individuals to spurn racism and opportunism and take a strong, principled position against empire on behalf of all of humanity. Click to listen Please see the first discussion,  “The Destruction of Libya, Its Lessons and Meaning : Interview with…

Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food to Everyone for Free

By Andrew Martin Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part of…

Towards a Common Ideology in the Struggle Against Imperialism

By Invent the Future This is an expanded version of a speech given by Carlos Martinez at the event ‘STRIKE THE EMPIRE BACK: legacies and examples of liberation from neo-colonialism and white supremacy’ As far as most people are concerned, ‘ideology’ is a term of abuse, an insult you fling around: we accuse people of…

Anti-Imperialism and the “Left”

Part I: Essence of Neoliberal Empire: Social Chaos and World Destruction By Alberto Rabilotta In the previous article (Essence of Neoliberal Empire: Social Chaos and World Destruction), we proposed that the process of regional integration in Latin America and Eurasia, with the active participation of states and their institutions, is now the main anti-imperialist front, even given…