India: Maoists attack the Colonel, other targets

[Bolding by SC] KOZHIKODE: Signalling intensification of their activities in Kerala, Maoists have launched three simultaneous attacks in Palakkad and Wayanad districts on Monday morning. A 15-member armed group barged into the forest range office at Mukkali near Silent Valley in Palakkad and burned the files and damaged computers and furniture at around 1.30am. Maoists…

Draft UN resolution of “French initiative” threatens Palestinian rights

[Bolding by SC] The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine unequivocally rejects the so-called “French Initative” being sponsored at the United Nations by the Jordanian regime as a dangerous threat to Palestinian refugees’ right of return that undermines Palestinian rights in the United Nations under the guise of support for a “Palestinian state,” said…

Wealth Gap Between Rich and Poor Americans Highest on Record

By Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams staff writer [Bolding by SC] New analysis from Pew Research Center finds that economic gains of the wealthiest continue to soar as the middle-class and low-income families face chronic stagnation The gulf between rich and poor people in America has hit a new record. An analysis released Wednesday by Pew Research Center finds…

Police determine your “threat rating” from social media conversations

(TheAntiMedia) [Bolding by SC] Since 2012 Intrado, a private company has been selling the data mining application Beware to police departments across the nation. According to an Illinois newspaper article, Beware mines criminal records, internet conversations and other data from both private and commercial databases and then spits the profiles out in real time. After quickly…

Chands’s party working on ‘revolutionary doctrine’

[Re-posted from http://www.ekantipur.com/2014/12/17/capital/chandss-party-working-on-revolutionary-doctrine/399131.html] [Bolding by SC] KATHMANDU, DEC 17 – The CPN Maoist is planning to endorse a ‘more revolutionary’ political doctrine that includes long term plan of administering parallel local bodies to form a paramilitary setup. The leadership hopes to win support of radical cadres from other Maoist parties by tilting the party to…

American Values

59% of Americans believe in torturing suspects Only 23% of white Americans believe Darren Wilson is guilty http://www.washingtonpost.com/page/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2014/12/16/National-Politics/Polling/release_376.xml http://therightscoop.com/cnn-poll-shows-wide-gulf-between-whites-and-blacks-who-think-darren-wilson-is-innocent/ Like this:Like Loading…

NUMSA-backed United Front declares ‘Enough is enough’!

[Re-posted from http://links.org.au/node/4199] [Bolding by SC] The long-awaited process of building a new united front of radical forces in South Africa proposed and supported by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has kicked off with a meeting on December 13-14, 2014. Below is the declaration issued by the meeting. Read more about…

ANC is the ‘bodyguard of capitalism’

The ruling party is the “bodyguard of capitalism” in the country, the Economic Freedom Fighters said on Monday. “In the post-1994 period, the ANC has rendered South African society demoralised,” said Mlungisi Rapolile, the party’s political education and policy researcher. “The ANC government is the bodyguard of white capital monopoly.” Rapolile was presenting the EFF’s…

Mexican Federal Police Participated In Disappearance Of 43 Students

Mexico’s federal police collaborated with local forces in the September attack on 43 students whose disappearance and presumed killings have led to mass protests in the country, according to an investigative report published Sunday in the Mexican magazine Proceso. … The Proceso investigation is based on leaked government documents that are not publicly available, as…

Fuck the Innocent

“It worked. It absolutely did work. I would do it again in a minute. I’m more concerned with bad guys who got out and released than I am with a few that, in fact, were innocent.” – Dick Cheney Former Vice President of the United States of America   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/14/dick-cheney-torture_n_6322872.html Like this:Like Loading…

Anti-Imperialist Protest Called in Venezuela

[Bolding by SC] “Respect Venezuela” will be the slogan of a march in Venezuela to condemn U.S. sanctions. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for supporters to rally against new U.S. sanctions Friday. “Come to the streets on Monday! To celebrate … with joy and dignity so that U.S. imperialism will know that here are the…

5 Ways To Build a Movement after Ferguson

By Chino [Re-posted from http://unityandstruggle.org/2014/12/11/5-ways-to-build-a-movement-after-ferguson/] [Bolding by SC] The following is one in a series of posts dealing with the wave of protest sweeping the United States following the police murder of Mike Brown and Eric Garner. Other posts in this series include: Burn Down the Prison: Race, Property, and the Ferguson Rebellion,Turn Up Htown:…

Call For International Front In Kobanê

The true friend of oppressed peoples are not the bosses, nor those who shed fake tears while they make the ‘rabia’ sign. It is the communists who sacrificed in Palestine in the 1970’s, Lebanon in the 1980’s and the mountains of Kurdistan in the 1990’s who are the real friend of the peoples.   (Kobanê)…

Maoists snoop on cop, find nexus with mafia

KOCHI: Police tapping phones of Maoists and their supporters is well known. But, Maoists tapping the phone of police and acknowledging the same is unusual. Kattuthee (Wildfire) a clandestine information bulletin of the alleged armed squads of CPI (Maoist) operating in the Western Ghats region including Kerala has published a transcript of a conversation between…

Saturday Dec 13th: Millions March / Day of Resistance

This movement for justice has been dubbed a “Wave of Indignation” across the country. What started as an urban revolt of young black people in Ferguson, MO has grown into a national movement for Black lives. The entire nation is awakening to the reality of our broken criminal justice system. We cannot stop or slow…

Real agrarian reform could double food production

The United Nations declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming. As part of the celebrations, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) released its annual “State of Food and Agriculture”, which this year is dedicated to family farming. Family farmers, FAO say, manage 70-80 percent of the world’s farmland and produce 80 percent…

Super-profits, US imperialism escalate regime’s rights violations

By JORGE MADLOS Spokesperson, NDFP Mindanao Chapter [Bolding by SC] December the 10th annually commemorates the International Day of Human Rights as declared by the United Nations in 1948. It is however sad to note that this year, 2014, human rights violations committed by the US-Aquino III regime has escalated in the entire island of…

Venezuela Announces “Socialist Offensive” For 2015

HAVANA TIMES — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that he plans on launching a “powerful socialist offensive” at the beginning of 2015, aimed at ending the “economic war waged against the country by unpatriotic oligarchs,” DPA reported. Maduro said he will bring about a “change in direction” to impel “a revolution within the revolution,”…

PFLP statement on its 47th anniversary

[Bolding by SC] As our people’s struggle continues against the rising fascist Zionist attacks, we reach the 47th anniversary of the founding of our party and the 27th anniversary of the outbreak of the great Intifada of our people in 1987. On these two occasions we rise and pay tribute to the martyrs of the…

The Russian Revolution and the struggle to end exploitation of people by people

Listen now: Brian Becker, a founding member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, explains the Marxist perspective on the Russian Revolution, the Soviet Union, and the gains, challenges and contradictions facing the first socialist government in a world dominated by imperialism. This interview is one part of a larger PSL educational series.   RE-POSTED…

Another Witness in Michael Brown Shooting Found Dead

[UPDATE: The rumors about Shawn Gray are similar to the rumors about Deandre Joshua. First, the people who testified before the grand jury were never publicly identified. Second, friends and family of Gray have stated that his death had nothing to do with Mike Brown or Darren Wilson: Read more at http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/deandrejoshua.asp#ud21UewskxYgFZMp.99]   [Re-posted from…

Give ‘Em Hell Harry

Moments in Genocide 1945: US Democratic Party leader Harry Truman needlessly incinerates 200,000 innocent women and children, becoming an instant American hero. Like this:Like Loading…

First Nations: ‘Time bomb’ is ticking

[Re-posted from http://warriorpublications.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/first-nations-time-bomb-is-ticking-new-book-argues/] [Bolding by SC] Mark Kennedy, Ottawa Citizen, Dec 4, 2014 Canada is headed toward a confrontation with its First Nations people that could lead to “coherent civil action” that threatens the country’s economic lifeblood, a new book warns. Time Bomb, written by Doug Bland, former chair of Defence Management Studies at Queen’s University, argues that…

NYPD uses military-grade sonic weapon against protesters

Long range acoustic devices (LRADs) have been previously implemented by police at protests throughout the world. … Footage captured by YouTube user James C shows the weapon in use beginning at the 1:58 mark. Protesters scattered in response to the sound, and either a live officer over a PA system or an automated voice intermittently…

New CPN Maoist Call to Arms – Defectors Jump Old Party

[Bolding by SC] The newly formed Nepal Communist Party Maoist headed by Netra Bikram Chand Biplav is preparing to declare a ‘strong struggle’, reports confirm. Preparations are already underway to declare another round of struggle of the so-called ‘Peoples’ Revolt Day’ that falls on February 13, 2015, reports quote a party insider as saying. “There…

Revolutionary forces prepare for typhoon Ruby

By CPP Information Bureau The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today said all revolutionary forces will be mobilizing all possible resources to secure the people and carry out all necessary operations in the face of the upcoming supertyphoon Ruby (international name Hagupit). “All units of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in areas in…

The Radical American Leftist

“We must continue our political, military, economic, and diplomatic efforts against Al Qaeda and its affiliates, and we need to continue to support the efforts of our intelligence, law enforcement, homeland security, and military professionals.” – Elizabeth Warren Radical American Leftist   Like this:Like Loading…

Protesters using tech to run rings around cops

  [Re-posted from http://nypost.com/2014/12/01/social-media-keeps-protesters-one-step-ahead-of-cops/ See link for videos] [Bolding by SC] Tech-savvy anarchists ran rings around the NYPD during last week’s Ferguson-related protests — and cops are now on edge over what the renegades may be able to pull off after a ruling in the Eric Garner case. … Last week, activists armed with untraceable…

India: Maoists Celebrate People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army Anniversary

[Re-posted from http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Maoists-call-for-10-day-celebration-to-mark-Peoples-Liberation-Guerrilla-Army-anniversary/articleshow/45342195.cms] [Bolding by SC] RANCHI: The banned CPI (Maoist) has called for a 10-day ‘celebration’ to mark the 14th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA). CPI (Maoist)’s eastern regional bureau (ERB) and eastern regional command (ERC) on Monday issued a six-page press statement appealing to its cadres in the Bihar-Jharkhand Special…