Left-wing Populism and the Feminization of Politics

Populism is not only incompatible with feminizing politics — it actually reinforces patriarchy. We need to transform the way left-wing politics is done. Laura Roth and Kate Shea Baird Two of the liveliest debates among activists on the European left these days relate to the strategy of left-wing populism on the one hand and the…

Violent Repression Against Argentine Mapuche Fighting Benetton

Argentine security forces have detained 10 activists since the first attack Tuesday. Two members of the Mapuche community in Cushamen, in the northeastern province of Chubut, Argentina, remain in a serious health condition Thursday after they were brutally attacked by the militarized police on Wednesday. According to eyewitnesses, the militarized police broke in illegally without…

Building Political Power in the Caribbean Youth

We need to encourage young political leaders to fight hegemonic, ageist powers within the state while not marginalizing non-political youth groups. “Partisanship when we are united in our powerlessness is not a starting point for justice and social change,” says Amílcar Sanatan (front, center). | Photo: Amílcar Sanatan By Amílcar Sanatan Youth membership in nongovernmental…

Duterte for Dummies

True for Libya, as well as the Philippines: “Please do not pass judgments based only on what you read in your own language and especially in English, and from the sources that have been, on so many occasions, and so thoroughly discredited.” By Andre Vltchek Via Tortilla Con Sal When Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ascended…

Declaration of the Revolutionary Government of Cuba

Cuba and the United States have signed an agreement intended to guarantee regular, safe, and ordered migration, eliminating the “wet foot-dry foot” policy and the parole program for Cuban medical professional. Author: Granma | internet@granma.cu january 13, 2017 12:01:53 Photo: Jorge Luis González An important step forward in improving bilateral relations occurred this January 12…

The Rojava Revolution: Either Betrayal or Freedom!

By Sinan Cudi “Revolutions that take power and gain statehood immediately cannot just be considered as exhausted; they are also the betrayal of the ideals of equality, freedom and democracy. In this sense the history of revolutions is also the history of the tragedy of betrayal. The French, Russian and Islamic Revolutions are full of important…

FARC-EP: Central High Command Goes into Plenary Session

A plenary session of the FARC-EP is where all the high commands of the organization gather and discuss the political context and take decisions regarding the political line, the strategy and the organization itself. In this occasion, the plenary session will take place in the Yarí Savannas, located in the southern part of the country….

Libya: LPMN Condemns Foreign Military Intervention and the Recolonization Agenda

العربية | فارسی | ENGLISH | FRANÇAIS | ESPAÑOL | TÜRKÇE | ITALIANO | DEUTSCH | PORTUGUÊS TRANSLATION Jamahiriya News Agency The Libyan People’s National Movement is following the tragic situation in the homeland, the violation and loss of sovereignty, the recent statements by Italian Minister of Defense regarding moving to the second phase of…