Politics

Citizen’s Revolution: Interview with Jean-Luc Mélenchon

The fate of Europe is at stake in the French presidential elections next April. What will change if Jean-Luc Mélenchon is elected? Here is part of the answer. A long and in-depth interview that goes into theoretical and practical aspects…

Martin Luther King’s birthday, racist obstructionism and the fight for voting rights in the US

American democracy is in crisis as Republican supporters of Trump and the January 6, 2021 insurrection on the US Capitol try to restrict or even eliminate the democratic system’s basic principle of “one person, one vote”. Former President Donald Trump…

Seven Myths about the January 6th Capitol Building Incident

After over a year of incessant publicity, the Capitol building incident of January 6, 2021, has taken on mythic proportions. While all myths are prone to hyperbole, not all are entirely false as the following accounting relates. By Roger D.…

Former Minister Taubira makes official her candidacy for the French presidential elections

Former Justice Minister Christiane Taubira today announced her candidacy for the French presidency in the elections scheduled for April, with a campaign focused on capitalising on citizens’ discontent with social injustices. For several weeks, the senior civil servant under socialist…

Indian Farmers call for a nationwide “Day of Betrayal” Demonstration

Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Bulletin 15 January 2022 Samyukta Kisan Morcha calls for observing a nationwide “Day of Betrayal” on 31 January against the government’s reneging on its assurances to the farmers Samyukta Kisan Morcha will put up a permanent…

West Philippine Sea: Beijing must compensate Manila

By Perfecto Caparas Beijing must not be allowed to unjustly enrich itself – at the expense of the Philippine sovereign and independent nation – without any measure of accountability and justice. Political actions Manila’s political and congressional leaders must assert…

When “MAS” becomes less

By Rafael Bautista S.* An unjust and even useless war has been unleashed (against Vice President David Choquehuanca), because what it will provoke is not even to put an end to the supposed “competence” of the “sole leader”, but rather…

Pandora’s paradises: capitalism, corruption, violence are published

A book on the revelations known as the Pandora Papers has been made available to the general public by the Committee for the Abolition of Illegitimate Debts (CADTM). The 182-page publication edited by Alberto Acosta, Napoleon Santos and Natalia Sierra…

10 reasons Almagro has to go

The Organization of American States (OAS) has never been a friend to the peoples of the Americas. This institution, ostensibly a space for multilateralism, has instead always been a tool for the U.S. Department of State. As Fidel Castro said…

100 voices from Latin America dialogue in Valparaíso on the construction of new political and social pacts for the region

Transparency, taxation, access to justice and territorial development are the four fundamental pillars for public policies for social cohesion in the region in the coming years. EUROsociAL+, the European Union’s cooperation programme with Latin America, is organising this regional meeting…

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