US to Pull Troops from West Africa to Better Counter China, Russia

Photo: US Africa Command leader General Stephen Townsend overlooks Burkinabe soliders in Burkina Faso during a September visit. By Mike Talavera Recent reports indicate that US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper will soon order the pullout of US troops from West Africa as part of a greater redeployment of troops to fortify against the rising threats of China and Russia. The exact number of troops to … Continue reading US to Pull Troops from West Africa to Better Counter China, Russia

International Criminal Court Threatens Investigation into Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

Photo: Gaza Strip after Israeli assault in 2014 By Sherman Cox and Mike Talavera Last week, International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda signaled her intention to investigate war crimes committed in Palestine during Israel’s 51-day assault on Gaza in 2014, also known as Operation Protective Edge. This decision, which has been stalled for five years in preliminary investigations, is itself only half-baked, with … Continue reading International Criminal Court Threatens Investigation into Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

GERMANY: Senator of Interior Attacked with Red Paint

Photo: Hamburg Senator of Interior Andy Grote’s car after being targeted with red paint bottles By Felipe Vera Earlier this month, masked activists attacked Senator of Interior Andy Grote’s car in St. Pauli, a neighborhood in Hamburg, with red paint bottles. The paint was launched at his vehicle during Grote’s morning commute to his office, breaking one of his car windows in the process. After the attack, the police … Continue reading GERMANY: Senator of Interior Attacked with Red Paint

NATO at Crossroads after 70th Anniversary Summit

Photo: Heads of State represent their respective countries at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit last week By Mike Talavera Today, French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Élysée Palace to discuss the imperialist proxy war in Eastern Ukraine. The absence of the US and other anti-Russian members of the North … Continue reading NATO at Crossroads after 70th Anniversary Summit

Revolutionary Women March Against Violence Across Europe

Photo: Demonstrators in Hamburg, Germany carry a banner reading, “Don’t Mourn! Strike Back!” in the annual march for the Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women By Jakob Stein November 25 marked the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, and revolutionary women formed red blocs in marches in Germany, Switzerland, and France. The demonstration in Hamburg, Germany was called for by the … Continue reading Revolutionary Women March Against Violence Across Europe

ISRAEL: Prime Minister Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges

Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, currently being indicted on corruption charges By Jennifer Kelly Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust on Thursday, the first in the history of Israel to face indictment while in office. The charges include offering government favors and regulatory benefits to media companies in exchange for gifts and positive media … Continue reading ISRAEL: Prime Minister Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges

US State Department Ranks Maoist Forces Among Leading Global Threats

Photo: New People’s Army led by the Communist Party of the Philippines (left) and People’s Guerilla Army led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) (right) By Mike Talavera In an annual report on “terrorism” presented to the US Congress earlier this month, the US State Department ranked the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) among the Top … Continue reading US State Department Ranks Maoist Forces Among Leading Global Threats

Video Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Communist Party of Denmark

This is a repost from Dem Volke Dienen. The 9th of November marked the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Communist Party of Denmark. Commemorating this historical date, comrades from Denmark have published a declaration and made a video for the occasion.   Continue reading Video Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Communist Party of Denmark

Tribute to Our Comrade Catherine

This is an unofficial translation of a recent post by Parti Communiste Maoïste.  Our Party has learned with pain of the passing of comrade Catherine, who recently succumbed to illness. A participant in all struggles and a living example that our battles are long and recurring despite the highs and lows, our comrade Catherine was a sincere and devoted militant who taught a lot to new … Continue reading Tribute to Our Comrade Catherine

SWITZERLAND: Election Boycott Initiated by Revolutionaries

Photo: Graffiti reads in English: “Boycott the Elections! Combat and Resist!” By Ed Dalton Through September and October, Swiss revolutionaries led the country’s first election boycott campaign. A massive amount of posters, banners and graffiti could be seen across the country, mainly in the larger cities of Zurich, Lausanne and Basel. The main posters read “Elections No! Revolution Yes!,” a slogan of international importance and … Continue reading SWITZERLAND: Election Boycott Initiated by Revolutionaries