Iranian Oil Workers Organize the Country’s Biggest Strikes since the Iranian Revolution
For almost a month, Iranian oil workers, along with workers in other industries, have organized demonstrations and wildcat strikes in response to a dire economic and health crisis accentuated by U.S. sanctions.
Maryam AlanizJuly 15, 2021
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.
Juan Andrés GallardoJuly 14, 2021
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.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoJuly 13, 2021
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 VoiceJuly 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 CooperJuly 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 FlakinJuly 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 ForsJuly 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 ForsJuly 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 AlanizJune 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.
Juan Andrés GallardoJune 26, 2021