Coronavirus Panic Exposes Chaos at Heart of Capitalist World Economy

Photo: Stock brokers panic at the New York Stock Exchange as coronavirus fears cause stock values to plummet  By Mike Talavera The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has had its worst week since the Great Recession of 2008. Traders have been frantically selling off their shares, causing values to plummet, out of fear of that the coronavirus is on the verge of becoming a pandemic. … Continue reading Coronavirus Panic Exposes Chaos at Heart of Capitalist World Economy

MEXICO: Revolucionarios de Sol Rojo Celebran Asamblea Estatal 2020

Este artículo es una traducción. Por Felipe Vera El 19 de enero 2020, la organización revolucionaria Mexicana, Corriente del Pueblo-Sol Rojo, celebró una asamblea estatal en Oaxaca, conocida por revolucionarios como La Ciudad Rebelde, anunciando el cumplimiento de los objetivos del 2019 y estableciendo sus tareas para 2020. La Asamblea Estatal resultó ser un éxito como en años anteriores, uniendo a las amplias masas de … Continue reading MEXICO: Revolucionarios de Sol Rojo Celebran Asamblea Estatal 2020

CANADA: Imperialists Lose Patience as Wet’suwet’en Blockades, Protests Take Economic Toll

Photo: A rail blockade in Toronto on February 8 By Lois Boite, with contributions from Felix Weber, David Martinez On Monday, protesters in Vancouver supporting the indigenous Wet’su’weten resistance to the Coastal GasLink pipeline blockaded a vehicle access route to the port while others blocked a bridge on a passenger train line, shutting down service for part of the morning. These actions follow weeks of … Continue reading CANADA: Imperialists Lose Patience as Wet’suwet’en Blockades, Protests Take Economic Toll

GERMANY: Fascist Murders Nine in Shooting Spree

Photo: Forensics team enters one site of the shooting rampage in Hanau, Germany By Jakob Stein On February 19, a fascist named Tobias Rathjen murdered nine people in Hanau (in the German state of Hesse), and injured another five. He deliberately targeted immigrants by attacking two different hookah bars in the area; while some victims did have German citizenship, the majority were immigrants from the … Continue reading GERMANY: Fascist Murders Nine in Shooting Spree

CHILE: Mapuche Political Prisoners Release Statement Against Integrating into Old State

A flag with the Guñelve, a symbol flown by the Mapuche indigenous people of Chile By Nélida Tello Earlier this month, ten Mapuche political prisoners detained in Angol prison released a statement on their political position regarding the old Chilean state. Angol prison serves as one of the designated detention centers for indigenous Mapuche political prisoners. For generations, the Mapuche people have continuously faced abuse … Continue reading CHILE: Mapuche Political Prisoners Release Statement Against Integrating into Old State

Brote de Coronavirus Provoca Desinformación y Engaño

FOTO: Una captura de pantalla de un visor desarrollado por el modeling lab de la Universidad del Nordeste que muestra la propagación del coronavirus. Los puntos pequeños representan los centros de población. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Lois Boite El brote de coronavirus de diciembre 2019 ha puesto presión sobre la salud pública internacional, con más de 37,000 casos reportados del virus detectado en 28 … Continue reading Brote de Coronavirus Provoca Desinformación y Engaño

PHILIPPINES: Duterte Ends US Military Agreement, Strengthens Ties with Chinese Imperialism

Photo: Fascist President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte By Felipe Vera On February 11, Filippino President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the Philippines would be withdrawing from the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) pact with the US. The move signifies that the fascist Duterte regime is opting to realign itself with Chinese social-imperialism after a long history of the old Filipino state functioning as a lackey of … Continue reading PHILIPPINES: Duterte Ends US Military Agreement, Strengthens Ties with Chinese Imperialism

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