Why Imperialism is Obsolete in Latin America: Interview with Jorge Arreaza

Vijay Prashad Jorge Arreaza. Photo: Ultimas Noticias Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region In September 2018, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro visited China, where…

They Want Us Dead: US Education is a Practice of Inherent Violence

Carrie MorrisFrom origins of exploited free labor from enslaved Africans to the eery connection between profit over people and corporate greed, the US education system is a white supremacist technology, tool, and weapon that interconnects and maintains a tradition to colonial orders of the status quo. The violence of the U.S. education system has operated…

It is Urgent to Form a Movement of Countries Sanctioned by the US and its Allies

Fernando Bossi Rojas Every day it becomes more necessary to form a committee, club, association or movement of countries illegitimately sanctioned by the United States. Based on international law, nothing justifies continuing to accept arbitrary measures taken by the United States government to the detriment of those countries that do not abide by its instructions….

Community Control of Police = Autonomous Zone of People Power

Pan-African Community Action organizer Netfa Freeman told a panel organized by Black psychology students at Bowie State University, in Maryland: “Community control of police is a way to create autonomous zones of power, so that people can actually take control of public safety.” Dhoruba Bin Wahad, who spent 19 years as a Black Panther Party…

Concerning Anti-Imperialist Thought (Part II)

Alejo Brignole Tens of thousands of men, women and children shot, starved, and tortured to death by German troops as they put down rebellious tribes in what is now Namibia. The problem that colonialism and imperialist hegemonies constitute for culture and human social development is fundamental to the historical analysis of any era. Under this…

The Venezuelan Conuquera Seed Signifies a Struggle for Identity and Resistance

Eder Peña The conuco as a system and concept brings with it the care and multiplication of seeds of traditional and new items. Life, culture, knowledge, health, traditional agricultural systems and even the questions of the people and communities are based on native and Creole seeds, which are their common heritage. Their free circulation is…

Sudan and Mali: Geopolitical Wildcards Upsetting the Apple Cart

Otobong IniekeThe U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recent trip to Sudan appears to be another instance where the US does not possess overt carte blanche influence. The very busy US Secretary of State has made his way from Tel-Aviv, Israel to Khartoum, Sudan for a meeting touted by the media as one of historic…

The Demise of Neoliberal Democracy

Steve Lalla Hundreds of people protested in Chile’s capital Santiago on Wednesday to demand the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera over police repression of the country’s social protests. A demonstrator holds a sign reading ‘Pinera you’re fired’ next to riot police during a protest in Santiago, Chile, November 18, 2020 JAVIER TORRES AFP Part One:…

Against USA: AMLO’s Masterful Move

Miguel Angel Ferrer Many years ago, the governments of the United States and Mexico established a cooperation agreement to combat and prosecute drug trafficking. Then, without any prior warning to its Mexican counterpart, the sinister DEA, on the basis of years of data, decided to capture Cienfuegos during a trip to U.S. territory. The gringo…