Germany Marks Barbarossa Anniversary by Deploying Warplanes to Russia’s Borders

Rick Rozoff Only three days before the 80th anniversary of the German-led Operation Barbarossa invasion of Soviet Russia on June 22, 1941, NATO reports that fifteen German warplanes flew near Russia’s northwest border for four days this month, the 14th-17th. Altogether over 40 military aircraft from NATO nations participated in Multinational Air Group Days, with…

Former Peruvian Military Elites Call for Coup Against Castillo’s Victory

Mision Verdad The Peruvian Ministry of Defense considers apocryphal the letter signed by several ex-military men, including some who have already died (Photo: La Radio del Sur) Retired senior commanders of the Peruvian Army, Navy and Air Force, in addition to junior officers, sent a letter to the Joint Command of the Armed Forces (CCFA)…

NATO Confirms Direct Role in Mali War

Rick Rozoff Takuba Task Force. Menaka Base, Mali. Daphne Benoît, AFP The North Atlantic Treaty Organization reports that the NATO Support and Procurement Agency signed a Framework Technical Agreement with the Takuba Task Force in Mali in Luxembourg on June 9. The task force has been a de facto NATO operation since its inception. The…

Peru: A President-elect, Non-Existent Fraud, a Fractured Country

Marco Teruggi Pedro Castillo won the elections in Peru, but has not yet been declared president. Keiko Fujimori seeks to disavow the results through different procedures that postpone the official announcement and plunge the country into multiple tensions, a situation that could drag on for days or weeks. “Why do I support Professor Castillo? Because…

NATO Proclamation at Annual Summit Threatens the Peace

John Quigley Space Attacks and Cyber Attacks Could Now Trigger Military Intervention Under Article 5 of the NATO Treaty The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China. So does a new stipulation—announced at…

Nicaragua: The Schizophrenic Right and the Forgetful Empire

Carlos Fonseca Terán Nicaragua’s sell-out right-wing of creole colonial-remnant oligarchs and subordinate classless hangers on lives in a parallel universe and they believe everyone else does too. Among its various class components, it is the oligarchy which imposes the guidance to follow, namely, what is true and what is false, what is good and what…

China, Africa(ns), White Supremacy & the White Left

Ahjamu Umi In the 1980s, during the cold war, white socialist groups from Marxist/Leninist, Maoist, Trotskyist, etc., tendencies throughout the U.S., were always quick to the draw in attacking our revolutionary Pan-Africanist ideology, work, and analysis.  And despite doing everything in their power to differentiate themselves from white socialists, white anarchists as a whole, haven’t…

National Strike in Colombia Also a Fight for Fair Access to Health Care

Ana Vračar Colombian healthcare workers have supported the strike actively. Photo: Colombia Informa Regressive health and tax reforms have sparked protests in Colombia, building upon decades of undermining the public health system and reducing access to the poor and working class. Since April 28, formal and informal workers, students, and unemployed youth have been at…

Peru at the Brink of Civil War? The Uprising of the Dispossessed

Peter Koenig On 28 July 2021, Peru, with her 33 million inhabitants, celebrates 200 years of Independence. The People of Peru may have chosen this Bicentennial celebration, to bring about a drastic change to their foreign and national oligarchy-run country. In a neck-on-neck national election run-off on 6 June 2021, the socialist Pedro Castillo, a…

Nicaragua 2021: A New Imperial Aggression

Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein Nicaragua is a small country in Central America that has a population 50 times and an area 75 times smaller than that of the United States. The U.S. GDP (in 2019) was 1,772 times that of Nicaragua the same year. The United States has 5 thousand 113 nuclear warheads, 11 aircraft carriers…