A Nova Democracia: Signs of a Deepening World Crisis

Editors’ Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the editorial “Sinais de aprofundamento da crise mundial” by the Brazilian democratic newspaper, A Nova Democracia. By the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia The world economy has not emerged from the cyclical crisis, within the general crisis of imperialism, which it plunged into in the second quarter of 2019, and another bubble is already building … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Signs of a Deepening World Crisis

Kazakhstan: Popular Uprising Targets Police, State Institutions as Russian Imperialism Intervenes

Photo credit: Telegram/KazTAG By Jakob Stein Over the past week, protests against Kazakhstan’s elimination of the cap on gasoline prices have erupted into a full-scale uprising against the oppression and miserable economic conditions imposed on the people by the Kazakh State and Russian imperialism. On January 1, the Kazakh government lifted the cap on the price of liquefied petroleum gas, used to fuel vehicles around … Continue reading Kazakhstan: Popular Uprising Targets Police, State Institutions as Russian Imperialism Intervenes

Opinion: After Tornadoes, Amazon’s Hands Stained with the Blood of Workers

By David Martinez Sadness may surge any time that a worker dies, but it is accompanied by rising class hatred upon hearing of the deaths of workers that were entirely preventable, who die at the hands of the capitalist rulers of society. The six workers at an Amazon facility in Edwardsville, Illinois, last Friday killed by devastating tornadoes can be added to the list of … Continue reading Opinion: After Tornadoes, Amazon’s Hands Stained with the Blood of Workers

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

Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Photo: SEIU President Mary Kay Henry (credit Gage Skidmore) By the Editorial Board The $2 trillion spending plan being pushed through Congress by the Biden administration known as “Build Back Better” (BBB) has sparked a contentious debate among ruling class politicians, with Republicans characterizing it as a radical, ‘socialist’ agenda, and the Democratic Party framing it as a major victory for the working class. The … Continue reading Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Phoenix: Activists, Community Protest Biden’s Migrant Repression at ICE Field Office

By Noah Long On September 23, activists and community members in Phoenix protested outside of a local field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in response to the violent expulsion of Haitian asylum seekers in Del Rio, Texas last week. The protest was directed specifically toward the Biden administration’s use of COVID-19 to justify the repression and deportation of migrants. Puente Human Rights Movement, … Continue reading Phoenix: Activists, Community Protest Biden’s Migrant Repression at ICE Field Office

The People Can Weather Hurricanes, the Capitalists Turn Them into Disasters

By the Editorial Board Hurricane Ida smashed into the coast of Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 150 mph on August 29. The path of destruction and misery in Ida’s wake lay solely at the feet of the capitalist ruling class, which is unable and unwilling to build the infrastructure and emergency response network to deal with the storms that will … Continue reading The People Can Weather Hurricanes, the Capitalists Turn Them into Disasters

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’

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

Biden Infrastructure Bill Increases Imperialist State Intervention in Economy

By the Editorial Board Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill was passed through the US Senate this past week, setting the stage for Democratic Party-controlled Congress to advance the second part of Biden’s massive spending plan, which adds another $3.5 trillion to the government’s spending on transportation, energy, social programs and more. Biden has promoted his plan with pandering appeals to the working class, and while … Continue reading Biden Infrastructure Bill Increases Imperialist State Intervention in Economy