Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit / by People’s Dispatch

Protest against the G7 meeting at Garmisch-Partenkirchen on June 26. (Photo: via Junge Welt) The three-day summit of the Group-7 (G7) countries is being held from June 26-28 in Krunvin the Bavarian Alps with around 20,000 security personnel present in the region Various groups ranging from anti-imperialists to climate justice activists protested in various partsContinue reading “Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit / by People’s Dispatch”

A New Bill Would Redirect $100 Billion from the Military Budget to Pro-Worker Programs / by Stephen Semler

US Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol on December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong / Getty Images) Every year the US military budget grows ever larger, sucking up resources that we could use to improve the lives of workers. A new bill seeks to do justContinue reading “A New Bill Would Redirect $100 Billion from the Military Budget to Pro-Worker Programs / by Stephen Semler”

Anti-NATO event organized by the KKE in Stockholm / by Editorial Staff of RiktpunKt*

Andreas Sörensen with Lefteris Nikolaou-Alavanos. THE PARTY On Sunday, a meeting of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) against NATO was organized in Stockholm. One of the party’s EU parliamentarians and also SKP’s chairman Andreas Sörensen spoke. Since 2019, Lefteris Nikolaou-Alavanos is one of the Greek Communists’ two representatives in the European Parliament. Yesterday he was invited toContinue reading “Anti-NATO event organized by the KKE in Stockholm / by Editorial Staff of RiktpunKt*”

Berlin – Munich – Kyiv: Berlin Bulletin, No. 202 / by Victor Grossman,

The tide of public opinion in Germany is as overpowering–and changeable–as elsewhere: “Stop the Russian invasion!“–“Defend Ukraine!”–“Send money”–“More, bigger, further–reaching weapons!”–“Defeat Russia!” Sustaining this tide is an all–encompassing media campaign. No politician is exempt; even President Frank–Walter Steinmeier and ex–Chancellor Angela Merkel are pressured to make excuses for long–past efforts to achieve detente and decreaseContinue reading “Berlin – Munich – Kyiv: Berlin Bulletin, No. 202 / by Victor Grossman,”

What is the US strategy in Ukraine? / by People’s Dispatch

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken speaks at NATO headquarters in Brussels | Olivier Matthys / AP Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the US strategy as the war in Ukraine crosses 100 days. He talks about the nature of US aid to Ukraine, its reluctance to encourage diplomacy and the prevailing viewsContinue reading “What is the US strategy in Ukraine? / by People’s Dispatch”

Mapping U.S. Imperialism / by The Mapping Project

The greatest threat looming over our planet, the hegemonistic pretentions of the American Empire are placing at risk the very survival of the human species. We continue to warn you about this danger, and we appeal to the people of the United States and the world to halt this threat, which is like a swordContinue reading “Mapping U.S. Imperialism / by The Mapping Project”

Neo-liberalism and anti-inflationary policy / by Prabhat Patnaik

Federal Reserve Board of Governors | Photo: Wikipedia Central banks all over the capitalist world are raising, or are about to raise, interest rates as a means of countering the currently rampant inflation, which is certain to push a world economy that is barely recovering from the effect of the pandemic, back towards stagnation andContinue reading “Neo-liberalism and anti-inflationary policy / by Prabhat Patnaik”

Food, famine and war / by Michael Roberts

Wheat (Photo: Shariot Sharif / Flickr) If anything proves that famine and food insecurity are man-made rather than due to vagaries of nature and the weather, it is the current food crisis that is putting millions globally close to starvation. The Russia-Ukraine war has highlighted the global food supply disaster but this was brewing wellContinue reading “Food, famine and war / by Michael Roberts”

The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America / by Kurt Hackbarth

US president Joe Biden delivers the commencement address during the graduation and commissioning ceremony at the US Naval Academy Memorial Stadium on May 27, 2022, in Annapolis, Maryland. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) The US has attempted to exclude several countries from next month’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. The move has onlyContinue reading “The Summit of the Americas Is an Instrument of US Hegemony in Latin America / by Kurt Hackbarth”

The People’s Summit for Democracy offers a progressive vision to counter US dominance in the region / by Sheila Xiao, Manolo De Los Santos

Coalition organizations from the People’s Summit for Democracy marched on May Day in Los Angeles, California. Parallel to the exclusionary Summit of the Americas organized by the Biden Administration, people’s movements and organizations have organized the People’s Summit for Democracy to uplift diverse voices from across the region and engage in necessary dialogue In aContinue reading “The People’s Summit for Democracy offers a progressive vision to counter US dominance in the region / by Sheila Xiao, Manolo De Los Santos”