We’re farmworkers, not slaves

Striking farmworkers in Baja California marched by the thousands across 15 dusty miles Thursday in a peaceful but angry show of force after growers refused to meet their demands to boost wages. http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-baja-farmworkers-strike-20150326-story.html Like this:Like Loading…

NPA claims 10,000 armed combatants

  By Alvin T. Guanzon [From http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/03/30/npa-claims-10-000-armed-combatants/] [Bolding by SC] BUTUAN CITY—The communist New People’s Army now has more than 10,000 armed combatants in 71 provinces and 800 municipalities, according to the spokesman of the National Democratic Front in Mindanao. Jorge Madlos, also known as Ka Oris, made the statement on…

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CPN Maoist turning into military force

  KATHMANDU, FEB 11 – Netra Bikram Chand-ledCPN Maoist has claimed that it has begun transforming the newly formed party into a ‘militant’ one, with military training to its full-time cadres which mainly constitute members of the former People Liberation Army (PLA) and Young Communist League. A meeting of CPN…

Mexico: Communist Activist Murder Declared ‘Political Crime’

by teleSUR Alejandro Gustavo Salgado, an activist with the Popular Revolutionary Front (FPR), was found dead Wednesday only hours after being reported missing. The president of the FPR has declared his death a “political crime.” The FPR is the grassroots wing of the Communist Party of Mexico (Marxist-Leninist). Local police…

Unmasking the Canadian Settler State

BY KELLY ROSE PFLUG-BACK Book review Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition By Glen Sean Coulthard University of Minnesota Press, 2014 “The master laughs at the consciousness of the slave,” wrote Frantz Fanon. “What he wants from the slave is not recognition but work.” Recorded in…

Puerto Rico Launches Campaign for Independence

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[Reposted from http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Puerto-Rico-Launches-Campaign-for-Independence-20150204-0032.html] Latin American and Caribbean leaders gave their support to the Puerto Rican Independence Party at a recent summit in Costa Rica. The Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) has launched an international campaign to promote the country’s independence from the United States, kicking off the process of decolonization. Secretary-General…

Unite to hold the US and Aquino responsible for Mamasapano carnage

By Communist Party of the Philippines The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) calls on all sectors to unite to hold the US government and military, Benigno Aquino III and his key security officials responsible for the carnage in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25 which left almost 70 people killed,…

British army creates Facebook propaganda team

The British army is creating a special force of Facebook warriors, skilled in psychological operations and use of social media to engage in unconventional warfare in the information age. The 77th Brigade, to be based in Hermitage, near Newbury, in Berkshire, will be about 1,500-strong and formed of units drawn…

Manipur Maoist agrees to work together with CPI (Maoist)

Maoist Communist Party Manipur Wednesday informed that it has entered into an agreement with Communist Party of India (Maoist) in fighting against “expansionist India.” A statement signed by publicity and propaganda secretary comrade Nonglen Meitei of the Maoist Communist Party Manipur stated that the understanding was reached at a meeting held…

Preparations for international brigade in Rojava

The call by the Marxist Leninist Communist Party (MLKP) ‘to defend the Rojava revolution’ has reverberated in Europe as well as in Turkey. Internationalist revolutionaries have begun to travel to the land of the revolution. The goal is to establish an international brigade to defend the revolution in all languages…

Winston Churchill: the Imperial Monster

By Michael Dickinson This week Britain is commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill. Millions of people worldwide watched his state funeral on television in 1965, and thousands of people lined the streets of London to pay their last respects as his cortege slowly passed. But I somehow…

The Women Behind Black Lives Matter

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  ACT LOCALLY » JANUARY 22, 2015 The Women Behind Black Lives Matter The ‘leaderless’ movement is being propelled by the efforts of women of color. BY KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS [Re-Posted with Permission from In These Times |  The Women Behind Black Lives Matter  | Source: http://inthesetimes.com/article/17551/the_women_behind_blacklivesmatter| Pictures added by DP]    Last summer’s killing…

Why KKE Does Not Support SYRIZA

by Andrés Gil [Highlight by JD] [Reposted from http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/2015/papadakis260115.html] Greek Communist Party (KKE) MEP Kostas Papadakis firmly says: “SYRIZA has made very clear that it is not going to defy the EU or NATO.  We say: What kind of left is this?” “The EU has no fear of SYRIZA.  SYRIZA is…

Fast Food industry could survive $15 minimum wage

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[Originally posted on AlJazeera America | http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/1/23/report-fast-food-industry-could-survive-15-minimum-wage.html?utm_content=main&utm_campaign=ajam&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=SocialFlow] Businesses could ‘realistically adjust’ to wage increase, economists find By Ned Resnikoff | January, 26th 2015 — 12:39PM E.T Congress could more than double the federal minimum wage without doing serious harm to the fast-food industry, according to a report from economists at the University of Massachusetts…

Egypt slaughters protestors, with help from US aid

  At least 18 people were killed in political violence on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising, a reminder of the ruthless crackdown the military-backed government has used to silence any echoes of that revolt. $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid covers as much as 80%…

PFLP congratulates SYRIZA on historic election victory

  The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine extends its congratulations to SYRIZA and to the Greek people on a historic election victory on January 25, 2015. The Greek people came out to reject austerity and humiliation and economic subjugation, voting for SYRIZA in a clear message that the…

Move Over Girl Scouts, Here Come The Radical Brownies!

By rthangel73 [Reposted from http://newsone.com/3083795/the-radical-brownies-girlscouts-of-color/] Many of us have nostalgic memories of our Girl Scout troops – collecting badges, camping, pushing those Samoas and Thin Mints. But there’s one group of young ladies in Northern California who take a different approcach to weekend fun — they rock brown berets and…