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At Least 70 Killed During Protests in South Africa After Former President Zuma Is Jailed

The imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma for contempt of court triggered protests and violent repression in several South African cities. Corruption, internal conflicts in the ruling party, poverty, unemployment, and the pandemic are fueling the mobilization.

Cuban Socialists Out of Jail but under House Arrest

According to his comrades in the Comunistas Blog collective, Cuban Marxist Frank García Hernández was released on Monday night but has been placed under house arrest and police control.

Cuba: Freedom for Frank García Hernández and Other Detainees

On Sunday, Cuban communist Frank García Hernández was arrested at a protest in Havanna. The government of Miguel Díaz-Canel is attacking critical communists whose aim is to defend the gains of the Cuban Revolution.

Left Voice

July 12, 2021

Cuba’s Homegrown Covid-19 Vaccines Put Human Needs Before Profits

More good news from Cuba about Covid-19 vaccines, which means that help is on the way for the world’s most impoverished people who are being left to suffer and die by imperialism.

Scott Cooper

July 7, 2021

#Anasse2022: The Trotskyist Rail Worker of Moroccan Origin Running for President of France

France will be electing a new president in April of next year. Anasse Kazib, a revolutionary socialist worker, hopes to give a voice to antiracist movements and workers' struggles.

Nathaniel Flakin

July 5, 2021

Ravaged by Climate Change: 400,000 On the Brink of Starvation in Madagascar

Over one million people in southern Madagascar are food insecure, while almost half a million are on the brink of starvation. Climate change is to blame, and capitalism ensures that the Global South will pay the highest price.

Otto Fors

July 2, 2021

Ethnic Cleansing: Israel Demolishes Palestinian Homes in Silwan, East Jerusalem.

The Israeli army has begun demolishing buildings in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan and repressing residents and activists. Palestinians are mounting fierce resistance against these criminal attacks.

Otto Fors

July 1, 2021

Biden Continues U.S. Bombing in Iraq and Syria

Yesterday, Joe Biden ordered airstrikes in Syria and Iraq against two Iranian-backed militias in the name of “national security.” This latest act of imperialist aggression in the Middle East serves to ramp up pressure against Iran in the midst of tense negotiations for a new nuclear agreement.

Maryam Alaniz

June 28, 2021

Protesters in Palestine Demand Resignation of President Abbas after Death of Opposition Activist

The assassination of activist Nizar Banat while in Palestinian police custody this week sparked a series of protests calling for the ouster of President Mahmoud Abbas. The demonstrations are another sign of the deepening crisis of the Palestinian Authority as a result of its collusion with the colonialist and racist State of Israel.