• Egypt: Mobs and Army Attack Coptic Protesters

    “A march of 10,000 Copts began today from Shubra to the State TV building in Maspero turned violent when protesters were attacked by stone throwing mobs from on top of the surrounding walls while they were trying to cross the Shubra tunnel.  A 15-minute battle ensued as the Coptic protesters fought back and hurled stones […]

  • Turkey: Protest against the Missile Shield in Kürecik

    “The ‘Initiative against the Missile Shield in Kürecik’ carried their struggle against the Early Warning Radar System as part of the NATO Missile Shield to the heart of Istanbul.  About 500 people joined the protest march from Taksim to the Galatasaray Square on Sunday (25 September).  The action alliance demonstrated against installing the radar in […]

  • Fall Delegation to Bolivia: Food Sovereignty and Indigenous Resistance

    Spend Thanksgiving celebrating indigenous resistance and exploring food sovereignty issues in Bolivia, the first country in the hemisphere to be governed by an indigenous president.  Learn about indigenous struggles for sovereignty over food, land, and water.  Meet with farmers, community leaders, government leaders, and others.  Experience the rich culture of the Andes and soak in […]

  • Special Declaration of the ALBA-TCP Foreign Ministers on the Situation of Libya and Syria

    The Foreign Ministers of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America, meeting in Caracas, Venezuela on 9 September 2011, recalling the Special Communiqué of the Political Council on 4 March 2011 and the Special Communiqué of the Ministerial Social Council on 19 March 2011, condemns the NATO intervention in Libya and its illegal […]

  • Libya News Roundup

    Richard Seymour (20 August 2011): “I think we would see a recomposition of the old regime, without Qadhafi but with the basic state structures intact.  The former regime elements would become regime elements, within a pro-US, neoliberal state with some limited political democracy.  In addition, those calling for intervention in Syria would be strengthened, as […]

  • Justice for Palestine: A Call to Action from Indigenous and Women of Color Feminists

    Between June 14 and June 23, 2011, a delegation of 11 scholars, activists, and artists visited occupied Palestine.  As indigenous and women of color feminists involved in multiple social justice struggles, we sought to affirm our association with the growing international movement for a free Palestine.  We wanted to see for ourselves the conditions under […]

  • Libya: Massive Demonstration against NATO

    “Don’t negotiate with Muammar Gaddafi.  Negotiate with the Libyan people. . . .  These are our voices against NATO.  Here are the voices of the people.” — Muammar Gaddafi Green Square, Tripoli, Libya, 1 July 2011 Cf. “It can’t be denied that the demonstration in favor of Qadhdhafi yesterday was really massive.  I used to […]

  • Libya News Roundup

    Libyan Rebel Propaganda Exposed Patrick Cockburn (The Independent, 24 June 2011): “Nato leaders, opposition groups and the media have produced a stream of stories since the start of the insurrection on 15 February, claiming the Gaddafi regime has ordered mass rapes, used foreign mercenaries and employed helicopters against civilian protesters.  An investigation by Amnesty International […]

  • Demo at Saudi Embassy in Beirut This Friday, in Support of Saudi Women in Struggle for Civil Rights

    Friday, 17 June 2011, 5:30 PM, in front of the Saudi Embassy in Beirut Women Driving in KSA If you’re not in Lebanon, organize similar events in your country. For more information, go to .  Cf. “Saudi Women: ‘I Will Drive Myself Starting June 17′” (Jadaliyya, 12 May 2011). | Print

  • Feminists Demand Freedom from Sexual Assault and Harassment

    Introduction by Carol Hanisch A group of international feminists is gathering support for the African immigrant woman hotel worker who was allegedly attacked sexually by (now former!) IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and who is now having her character assassinated in the media.  We have posted a statement “Feminists Demand Freedom from Sexual Assault and Harassment” […]

  • Jaffa: Arabs and Jews Commemorate Nakba, Defying Israeli Censorship

    “We say to the Israeli establishment in the name of each and every one of us: I am not a stranger in my homeland, I am not a hostage to your ideas, I am free, despite your accusation, I am the owner of this land, despite your oppression.” — Omar Siksik, 14 May 2011 Cf. […]

  • Immigrants for Sale

    The detention of migrants is a multi-billion dollar industry, one in which immigrants are traded like products.  They are for sale to the highest bidder.  Who benefits and who profits?  Corrections Corporation of America, or CCA, the GEO Group, and Management and Training Corporation combined own over 200 facilities in the nation, with over 150,000 […]

  • Canada: Will the NDP Surge in Polls Hold?

    Will the surprising surge of the New Democratic Party hold today at the ballot boxes in Canada, where voters say health care (31.5%) and jobs/economy (23.4%) are the top issues, only 4.9% of them prioritizing “high taxes” as the number one problem? The graphs above are from Nano Research.  The methodology is available at . […]

  • Struggle Continues in Bahrain: Marches in Manama and Diraz

    “With our soul and blood, we’ll redeem Bahrain!”  “Down with Hamad, Down with Hamad!” Funeral March for Torture Victim Abdul Karim Fakhrawi, to the Hoora Cemetery, Manama, Bahrain, 13 April 2011 Diraz, Bahrain, 15 April 2011 Cf. Andrew Hammond, “Gulf Media Find Their Red Line in Uprisings: Bahrain” (Reuters, 14 April 2011). | Print

  • Protest at Saudi Embassy: Free Bahrain!

    “Get Out of Bahrain Now!” Saudi Embassy, Washington, DC, 15 April 2011 For more information about this rally, visit the Web site of its coordinator the American Council for Freedom in Bahrain: .  Cf. “Washington, DC: Rally against Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain” (MRZine, 15 April 2011). | Print

  • Washington, DC: Rally against Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain

    “Demand an end to the intimidation, torture and killing of peaceful protesters, human rights activists, and health and medical personnel in Bahrain at the hands of the Bahraini military and security forces provided by Saudi Arabia and other states.” — American Council for Freedom in Bahrain Washington, DC, 15 April 2011 For more information about […]

  • Who Cares about Torture in Bahrain?

    Video by STMEN100.  For more information, visit and . | Print

  • Ivory Coast: Humanitarian Intervention or Debt Collection?

    This just in from Bloomberg: The West African nation’s 2032 bonds issued a year ago jumped 7.7 percent to 55.438 cents on the dollar, the highest since Dec. 2, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.  The debt has rallied 14 percent in the past two days after Gbagbo troops surrendered. . . .  The country’s […]

  • Walking Out on the Libyan Rebels (at Long Last)

    Some leftists, at long last, are seen walking out on the Libyan rebels they once loved. . . . Hossam el-Hamalawy, 2 April 2011: This is catastrophic.  The biggest imperialist force on the planet, NATO, is bombing Libya “in the name of revolution,” CIA operatives are active on the ground, Western “military advisers” become visible […]

  • Joint Statement of 58 Communist and Workers’ Parties against Imperialist Aggression in Libya

    The imperialist killers headed by the USA, France, Britain and NATO as a whole and with the approval of the UN started a new imperialist war.  This time in Libya. Their allegedly humanitarian pretexts are completely misleading!  They throw dust into peoples’ eyes!  Their real goals are the hydrocarbons in Libya. We, the Communist and […]