Egypt: Suez Canal Blockage Exposes Fault Lines in Imperialist System

By Jakob Stein On Monday, the ship Ever Given was finally dislodged after being stuck in the Suez Canal for six days, completely stopping transit through the waterway which accounts for 12% of global shipping. The calamity experienced over the past week in the canal has revealed the fault lines of imperialist trade as well as the precariousness of the imperialist system as a whole. … Continue reading Egypt: Suez Canal Blockage Exposes Fault Lines in Imperialist System

Pittsburgh: Nigerian Immigrants Continue Protests in Solidarity with ‘End SARS’ Movement

By Peter Cherry Across the United States, cities with large Nigerian immigrant populations have seen demonstrations in solidarity with the Nigerian protests against SARS police terror as well as the larger issue of a ruling class which represses the people and keeps them locked in poverty. Protests in US cities have included New York City, Baltimore, Columbus, Charlotte, and Pittsburgh, among others. On Sunday, the … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Nigerian Immigrants Continue Protests in Solidarity with ‘End SARS’ Movement

Kenya: Slum Residents Fight Back Against Violent Eviction

By Jakob Stein As the worldwide economic crisis continues to deepen, residents in the slums of Korogocho in Nairobi clashed with police in response to the reactionary government’s demolition of thousands of homes last week. The evictions cast an estimated 7,000 people into homelessness, which has put them at further risk of police repression when coupled with the curfew put place in response to the coronavirus … Continue reading Kenya: Slum Residents Fight Back Against Violent Eviction