Oil Flows Through Dakota Access Pipeline

Editorial Comment: To understand why the pipeline has gone forward, read these revealing articles: All Eyes On Dakota Access – All Eyes Off Bakken Genocide Standing Rock: Profusion, Collusion and Big Money Profits Addendum to Standing Rock:Profusion, Collusion & Big Money Profits After months of fierce opposition from Native Americans and environmentalists, the controversial Dakota…

$18 Billion Cut from Social Programs to Fund “Trump’s Wall”

U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to eliminate more than US$18 billion worth of health and education social programs in order to fund his anti-immigrant wall along the border with Mexico, documents submitted to the U.S. congress Tuesday showed, according to the Associated Press. The documents were submitted by the White House to Republican lawmakers…

Argentina Spending Billions on US Weapons and Military Equipment

Argentina President Mauricio Macri is poised to dole out US$2 billion in large military equipment from the United States in what will be the biggest weapons aquisition since the country’s Malvinas War in the 1980s, according to a report by local outlet El Destape. The government has tried to justify the largest arms acquisition of…

Venezuelans Hold Mass Demonstrations to Protest OAS Meeting

Thousands responded to the “Call for the Patria” in massive numbers, all denouncing the interference of the right-wing OAS head Luis Almagro, who has been trying to garner the required votes from the OAS members to suspend Venezuela from the organization. Thousands lined San Francisco Avenue in Caracas chanting “Leave us in peace.” | Photo:…

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…

India: Gudalur Valley, Hundreds of Ways to Get Rid of Indigenous People…

By Esti Redondo / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / March, 2017 India’s indigenous peoples are scattered across the country, have their own languages and often live in the forests; traditionally they are food gatherers, and they call themselves adivasi. The Gudalur valley is located on the border of three states: Karnataka, Kerala and…

Venezuelans Take to the Streets Against ‘Imperialist’ OAS Intervention

“Almagro is a puppet of the United States,” said Caracas resident Monica Toledo. As Venezuela once again became the topic of discussion in one of Washington’s most notable diplomatic spaces, Venezuelans in the country’s capital were in public spaces to make their views about the Organization of American States, OAS, known. To many, the secretary-general…

Venezuela Demands OAS Suspend ‘Interventionist’ Meeting

Venezuela calls for suspension of the session scheduled by the Organization of American States (OAS) for Tuesday, March 28, on the grounds that said session aims to violate OAS regulations. Through a statement, the Foreign Ministry said this request is made due to the maneuver promoted by a minority faction of OAS member nations, which…

A Tribute to Warrior Sisters of the Revolution

By Workers World Harriet Tubman served as a spy and a scout for the First South Carolina Volunteers, a regiment of escaped slaves in the Civil War. Transcribed from the March 22 taped message from Mumia Abu-Jamal “from inside Prison Nation,” recorded by Noel Hanrahan of prisonradio.org. March, we are told, is Women’s History Month….

No Triumph for Ultra-Right in Netherlands: French Vote Looms

By G. Dunkel Polls predicted that the Islamophobe Geert Wilder’s Party of Freedom (PVV), a racist, xenophobic party that also opposes the European Union, would win big in the March 15 Dutch election. It didn’t. Its vote rose from only 10 percent to 13 percent. Interest in Wilder’s fate was great not only in the…