AFGHANISTAN: US, Taliban Officials Agree to ‘Peace’ Plan as Fighting Resumes

Photo: US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad (left) and Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (right) By Sherman Cox and Ben Robinson On Monday, reports emerged that fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces resumed, just two days after the US government signed a ‘peace’ deal with the Taliban, aiming for a near-total US withdrawal and a cessation of hostilities. US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: US, Taliban Officials Agree to ‘Peace’ Plan as Fighting Resumes

CHILE: Mass Rebellion Delays Latin America’s Largest Music Festival, Injures Police

Photo: Protesters behind a burning vehicle in Viña del Mar By Thomas Lambert This year’s opening of the annual Viña del Mar International Song Festival was met by hundreds of militant protesters who delayed its start with combative street battles that damaged property and injured police officers, showing that the mass rebellion in Chile persists months after metro fare hikes in the capital of Santiago … Continue reading CHILE: Mass Rebellion Delays Latin America’s Largest Music Festival, Injures Police

FRANCE: Homage to Pierre Overney

Photo: Revolutionaries honor Pierre Overnay with red flags at his memorial 48 years after his death By Mike Talavera Coverage in French from Cause Du Peuple French revolutionary news organization Cause du Peuple and youth organization Jeunes Révolutionnaires organized a memorial for revolutionary Pierre Overney on February 23, 48 years after his death, paying homage at his tomb with speeches, flowers, and songs. Known affectionately … Continue reading FRANCE: Homage to Pierre Overney

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