Puerto Rico: Protests Against Electricity Privatization, US Imperialism Continue

By Josefina Morales On Friday, thousands of Puerto Ricans marched down the ‘Las Americas’ highway in the capital of San Juan to protest the privatization of the island’s electrical grid. The privatization has resulted in steep increases in electricity bills and blackouts that have increased in severity since June, affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of the island’s three million people. The protest denounced … Continue reading Puerto Rico: Protests Against Electricity Privatization, US Imperialism Continue

Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism

By the Editorial Board Commenting on the massive spending plan introduced by Biden currently making its way through the US Senate, Florida senator Marco Rubio tweeted, “The $3.5 trillion1 Biden plan isn’t socialism, it’s marxism,” on September 30. Rubio’s tweet reflects the rhetoric many Republican politicians have used to describe Biden’s multi-year “Build Back Better”(BBB) plan. The plan’s official website claims it aims to accomplish … Continue reading Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism

15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

Photo: Texas National Guard Soldiers and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers in the Rio Grande River as part of Operation Lone Star (Source: @GregAbbott_TX/Twitter) By Nélida Tello This weekend, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents on horseback charged at 15,000 Haitian migrants camped under the Del Rio International Bridge along the US-Mexico borer in an effort to detain them, using reins as whips against … Continue reading 15,000 Haitian Migrants Arrive at Border, CBP Rounds Up Migrants Using Whips

A Nova Democracia: A Historic Event

The following is an unofficial translation of the editorial “Um acontecimento histórico,” on the recent withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. We have also included “Afeganistão: Família inteira é assassinada em bombardeio do USA; pelo menos 6 crianças morreram” as a supplement, which includes an update on recent US drone strikes in Afghanistan that resulted in the deaths … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: A Historic Event

A Nova Democracia: US Air Force Comes to Brazil to Train Brazilian Military to Operate in ‘Irregular Wars’

Photo: US military personnel land at Campo Grande Air Base in Mato Grosso do Sul to train Brazilian military personnel in combat typical of “irregular wars” (Source: Sd A. Soares/FAB) Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by the Brazilian democratic newspaper A Nova Democracia: “Força Aérea dos EUA vem ao Brasil treinar militares brasileiros para atuarem em ‘guerras irregulares’” By Gabriel … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: US Air Force Comes to Brazil to Train Brazilian Military to Operate in ‘Irregular Wars’

Opinion: Islamic State Attack Reinvigorates US Aggression in Afghanistan

Photo credit: Xinhua News Agency By Jakob Stein On Thursday, outside the Kabul airport, an explosive attack by a branch of the Islamic State killed Taliban militants and US military personnel alike, in addition to many more Afghan civilians. While the past two weeks have been dominated by the monopoly media and US politicians condemning the Taliban, this attack and the future US strikes against … Continue reading Opinion: Islamic State Attack Reinvigorates US Aggression in Afghanistan

Opinion: Afghan Evacuation Fundraiser Linked to Former Special Forces, CIA is Imperialist Propaganda

By Jakob Stein Over the past week, an online fundraiser has surfaced, reaching over $6.8 million, claiming to raise money to charter planes to evacuate Afghans attempting to flee the country since the fall of the puppet government—the fundraiser is linked to a non-governmental organization (NGO) that is run by former Special Forces agents as well as a former CIA agent. While the US imperialist … Continue reading Opinion: Afghan Evacuation Fundraiser Linked to Former Special Forces, CIA is Imperialist Propaganda

Afghan People Expel Imperialist Forces After 20 Years of Occupation

Photo: Screenshot of video of Afghans at Kabul airport as a US military plane takes off (Source: unknown twitter user) By the Editorial Board The imperialist forces led by the US have lost the war in Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of occupation as the Taliban swiftly finalized their takeover of the country on Monday. The Afghan people defeated the US and their North Atlantic … Continue reading Afghan People Expel Imperialist Forces After 20 Years of Occupation

Afghanistan: US Prepares Final Military Withdrawal as Taliban Continues Advance

Army Gen. Scott Miller (left) hands flag off to Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie after he relinquished command in Kabul on Monday. (Photo: Paula Bronstein, WSJ) By Jakob Stein As Joe Biden announced that the remaining US troops would pull out of Afghanistan by August 31, the Taliban has continued their offensive against Afghan security forces, seizing control of important border crossings and targeting provincial capitals. … Continue reading Afghanistan: US Prepares Final Military Withdrawal as Taliban Continues Advance

Haiti: President Moïse Assassinated, Crisis and Resistance Intensifies across Country

By Rachel Foster On July 7, unidentified mercenaries posing as DEA agents entered the house of Haitian president Jovenal Moïse and shot him 16 times, killing him. The assassination comes in the context of Haiti’s deepening economic and political crisis compounded by the Coronavirus pandemic, as well as mass protests against Moïse’s presidency, which have included armed anti-government factions in the cities. Haiti’s prime minister, … Continue reading Haiti: President Moïse Assassinated, Crisis and Resistance Intensifies across Country