Brazil’s MST: “We need elections now and a popular emergency plan.”

By Joana Tavares MST Brazil João Pedro Stedile, leader of the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) and the Popular Brazil Front, analyzes in this interview the Brazilian political scene, the role of Globo Network, the divisions in the coup field, and talks about the need to build a transitional government and a popular project for Brazil….

Venezuela: Constitutionalizing Socialist Missions Would Protect Revolutionary Gains

Constitutionalization of social missions, one of the purposes of the National Constituent Assembly, represents a great opportunity to enshrine in the Magna Carta the democratization and access to social protection the Bolivarian Revolution has given to the Venezuelan people, said the president of Fundacion Mision Sucre, Libertad Velasco on Friday. “We celebrate the opportunity to…

ALBA Movements Statement on Venezuela

ALL PEOPLES OF THE CONTINENT WITH VENEZUELA We make an energetic call to the institutions and peoples of the continent from the continental shelf ALBA Movements to stop the interventionist siege of imperialism through the OAS against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, as part of the agenda of violence that political parties of the Venezuelan…

Authoritarianism in Venezuela? A Reply to Gabriel Hetland

By Lucas Koerner Venezuela is once again dominating international headlines as violent opposition protests bent on toppling the elected Maduro government enter their seventh week. The demonstrations have claimed to date at least 54 lives since April 4, surpassing the previous wave of violent anti-government protests in 2014, known as “the Exit”. However, this time around, the…

US Soft Coups in Latin America: The Cases of Ecuador and Bolivia

By Stansfield Smith Via Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity The US now engineers “regime change” not so much by using the military, in part because of their military quagmires in the Middle East, in part because Obama has sought to give a new face and new credibility to the Empire after the damage it suffered…

Africa: Terrorism and the Upsurge of Russian Arms Sales

By Alex Gorka The Egyptian-Russian deal for the purchase of Ka-52K helicopters is at the final stage. According to Andrei Boginsky, the CEO of Russian Helicopters Group, Egypt is expected to decide this month on the purchase of Russia’s deck-based Kamov Ka-52K ‘Alligator’ helicopters for Mistral-type amphibious assault ships. Cairo is seeking to boost its blue…