The Second Electoral Round in Ecuador: A World-wide Manifesto

We the women and men of the Americas know full well that on April 2 Ecuador will be facing a decisive electoral battle. We know that there is a lot at stake because the result of this election will determine whether Ecuador will be able to continue on the path they initiated 10 years ago…

First, They Shot the Anarchists…

Trump and the New Normal Its Going Down The riots that took place during Trump’s inauguration as well as in Berkeley, California against Breitbart editor and Alt-Right troll Milo Yiannopoulos, have rocked the political establishment, created a collective gasp of disdain from liberal and leftist leadership, and generated a wave of blowback from both within…

The Black Panther Party and Black Anti-fascism in the United States

By Robyn C. Spencer Fascism has been thrust into the mainstream political vocabulary of the United States since the election of President Donald Trump on a platform grounded in xenophobia, corporate dominance and right wing white nationalism. After the election, search engines and online dictionaries reported adramatic increase in users seeking to define the term….

The ZAD: An Autonomous Zone in the Heart of France

In a heroic struggle of solidarity and resistance, locals and activists of the ZAD have been fighting against the construction of an airport for many years. By Martin Legall It all started decades ago with the local resistance against the construction of a second airport near the city of Nantes in western France. Eight years…

Franz Fanon: The Psychopathology of Colonization

“Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions” ― Frantz Fanon “Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong….

No Socialism Without Feminism, No Halfway Revolution

Identification with both the political Left and feminism creates a politics of cross-class solidarity. By Amilcar Sanatan A socialist feminist perspective advocates for a radically new and non-sexist division of labor that promotes gender equality in the workplace and values non-market labor in the home for men, women and the community. A socialism that seeks…