130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism

Environmentalists have declared that global warming can’t be stopped without ending the “hegemonic capitalist system,” saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are “false solutions.” “The structural causes of climate change are linked to the current capitalist hegemonic system,” reads the final draft of the Margarita Declaration, presented at a conference including about 130 environmental groups.…

Ecuador recalls Ambassador from Israel

Celine Hagbard (IMEMC) : The Ecuadoran Ambassador has been recalled from Israel, citing the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza which began nearly two weeks ago, and has killed over 550 Palestinians. The Ecuadoran decision coincides with the announcement by the African Studies Association that it will join the academic boycott of Israel, and an open…

The $60 Billion Dollar Looting of Africa

  Western countries are using aid to Africa as a smokescreen to hide the “sustained looting” of the continent as it loses nearly $60bn a year through tax evasion, climate change mitigation, and the flight of profits earned by foreign multinational companies, a group of NGOs has claimed. Although sub-Saharan Africa receives $134bn each year…

France Sets Up Permanent Terror Force in Africa

After deploying troops to Francophone countries in Western Africa more than once in recent years, and as the region only grows less stable, France has decided to establish a permanent force there. The Economist reports: Twice last year, with uncharacteristic decisiveness, Mr Hollande sent French troops into African conflicts: to beat back a jihadist incursion in…

What is happening in Palestine is genocide

“What is happening in Palestine is genocide. Some are saying that it should be investigated. There is no need to investigate if they (Israel) don’t punish the instigators and perpetrators of genocide.” – Evo Morales President of Bolivia http://www.itv.com/news/update/2014-07-16/bolivian-president-israel-air-strikes-of-gaza-is-genocide/  

Settler morality

“To me, it is a moral imperative to support and defend Israel, and I am committed to ensuring its long-term security by maintaining its qualitative military edge.” – Elizabeth Warren United States Senator http://elizabethwarren.com/issues/foreign-policy#israel

NPA attack 3 private armies, raid Del Monte plantation

Within only a day, the New People’s Army in the North East Mindanao Region simultaneously attacked on 15 July three private armed groups, to dismantle and stop it from continuing its brutal and anti-people criminal activities. Calpet’s private army was formed with the aid of the Philippine Army, Philippine National Police, and local government officials…

‘Tungsten bombs’ leave Israel’s victims with mystery wounds

[excerpt from article] … among numerous allegations of disproportionate use of force, questions are also multiplying about the use of unconventional weapons by Israel, including a new type of bomb that causes injuries that doctors have not seen before, and which they find impossible to treat. Erik Fosse, a Norwegian doctor who worked in Gaza’s…

Cambodia: Opposition demonstrators disarm, beat security forces

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Opposition demonstrators disarmed Cambodian security forces and beat them with batons and flag poles in a confrontation Tuesday that came two weeks before the anniversary of the disputed general election last year that led to a bitter political deadlock. Officials said at least 40 people were injured, mostly security forces.…

Ayelet Shaked

  “Behind every terrorist stand dozens of men and women, without whom he could not engage in terrorism. They are all enemy combatants, and their blood shall be on all their heads. Now this also includes the mothers of the martyrs, who send them to hell with flowers and kisses. They should follow their sons,…

IDF terrorists destroying Gaza water and sewerage systems

Israel’s Gaza offensive, which by the sixth day has claimed at least 145 lives, including 28 children, and injured as many as 1,000 people, threatens to bring an even deeper humanitarian disaster to the area, with vital water and sewerage systems being destroyed by Israeli air strikes. Palestinian officials on Saturday claimed that the Israelis…

Learning from the Master

  “…an enemy is an enemy and the only way to win this war is to destroy the enemy, without excessive regard for who is a soldier and who is a civilian. In Dresden, in Berlin, in Nagasaki, and in Hiroshima, the Americans and/or their allies massively bombed enemy-controlled cities into submission, killing hundreds of…

Ukraine rebel commander says will not pull out of Donetsk

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – An enigmatic Russian leading separatist rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk made a rare appearance in public on Thursday to say he would not abandon the city though he defended his decision to pull out of the stronghold of Slaviansk. Igor Girkin, a Muscovite who has the nom de…

Bangladesh: 10 injured in garment worker strike crackdown

Bangladesh: Several hundred workers of five garment factories … blocked the Kuril Bishwa Road in the capital yesterday morning, demanding payment of two months’ arrears and the salary of the first 15 days of the current month … The half-an-hour blockade caused huge traffic chaos in the area before police rushed in and broke up…

Snake

  “They sanctify death, we sanctify life. They sanctify cruelty, and we mercy and compassion.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Call to Action: Palestine Under Attack! Urgent Call for International Solidarity

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The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine issued this call for international solidarity on June 20. Since that time hundreds of Palestinians have been arrested in mass raids; 20 Palestinians have been killed by occupation soldiers and settlers, including the child martyr Mohammad Abu Khdeir, burned alive at the hands of settlers; Palestinian workers…

5 simple things you can do to prep for revolution

Organize, organize, organize. That is the most important thing you can do to prep for a revolutionary situation. But what if you are already engaged in an organization, or if you are isolated in a sea of reactionaries, and you feel that there is more you could be doing? Whether as a solider in the…

Hope

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  “Certainly after a revolution, there is no sudden transformation. Men and things are the same as before. But hope and fear have changed sides, the chains have fallen, and the horizon opens …” – Louis-Auguste Blanqui

What is July 4th to US imperialism? What is it to the Oppressed?

by Danny Haiphong What does America’s national celebration mean to those under the heel of “Manifest Destiny,” at home and abroad? “For the victims of US imperialism, the 4th of July is indeed a ‘hollow mockery’ and ‘mere bombast, fraud, and deception’ as Frederick Douglass so eloquently put it in his famous speech.”   ​What is…