LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

Photo: Protesters assembled outside the Parliament building last Tuesday to reject the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Hassan Diab By Miriam Cordova On February 11, over 400 protesters were injured in a riot outside the parliament building in Beirut as the Lebanese parliament held a vote of confidence on the newly appointed cabinet.  The vote was held as Lebanon faces a deepening financial crisis … Continue reading LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

FRANCE: Concerning the RATP Strike

The following is an unofficial translation of an article from French revolutionary newspaper La Cause du Peuple titled “Sur la grève de la RATP.” Translation by Kate LaBelle Workers from the Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP), the Parisian transportation network, were among the most combative during the December and January strike against pension reforms. Every day for over a month, thousands of them, even … Continue reading FRANCE: Concerning the RATP Strike

The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

Photo: Iranians mourn the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani By Mike Talavera, with contributions from Kate LaBelle Last week, the US Senate passed an Iran War Powers resolution, a symbolic slap on the wrist for US President Donald Trump after his ordering of the January 2 US airstrike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Despite the Trump administration’s efforts to smooth over this assassination … Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

MEXICO: Revolutionaries of Sol Rojo Hold 2020 State Assembly

By Felipe Vera Mexican revolutionary organization, Corriente del Pueblo-Sol Rojo (People’s Current-Red Sun), held a State Assembly on January 19 in Oaxaca, celebrated as La Ciudad Rebelde (The Rebel City), announcing completion of the objectives of 2019 and laying out their tasks for 2020. The State Assembly proved to be a success as in previous years, uniting the broad masses of Oaxaca, with delegates arriving … Continue reading MEXICO: Revolutionaries of Sol Rojo Hold 2020 State Assembly

Coronavirus Outbreak Sparks Misinformation and Deception

A screenshot of a viewer developed by Northeastern University’s modeling lab showing the spread of the coronavirus. Small dots represent population centers. By Lois Boite The December 2019 coronavirus outbreak has placed strain on international public health, with over 37,000 reported cases of the virus detected in 28 different countries. Coronaviruses are a class of virus that can infect both humans and animals with symptoms … Continue reading Coronavirus Outbreak Sparks Misinformation and Deception

Trump Expands Travel Ban to Seven More Countries

Photo: Nigerian foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at press conference this week. By Felipe Vera Last Friday, Donald Trump signed a proposed expansion of the current travel ban which will go into effect February 22, three years after the initial travel ban was put in place. Belarus, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania will now be … Continue reading Trump Expands Travel Ban to Seven More Countries

AUSTIN: Grafiti Antiimperialista Cubre Frente de las Oficinas de Reclutamiento Militar

Este articulo es una traducción. Por Mike Talavera Grafiti apareció recientemente en el frente del Centro de Carreras de las Fuerzas Armadas en 9500 S IH 35 Frontage Rd en Austin, leyendo “Combat + Resist US Imperialism!” (o “¡Combatir y Resistir el Imperialismo EEUU!” en español) junto con X sobre las puertas y un gran hoz y martillo. La oficina recluta para todas las ramas del ejército … Continue reading AUSTIN: Grafiti Antiimperialista Cubre Frente de las Oficinas de Reclutamiento Militar