Western media has not much evolved from the era of the yellow peril in its routine China-bashing / by Felix Abt

[Source: yahoo.com] Originally published in CovertAction Magazine on November 27, 2022 It is common for Western media to automatically imply or label everything that happens in China as “evil.” The most recent case concerns the events surrounding former Communist Party Chairman Hu Jintao at the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing. [Source: jpost.com]Continue reading “Western media has not much evolved from the era of the yellow peril in its routine China-bashing / by Felix Abt”

Decolonizing the mind / by Margaret Kimberley

Queen Elizabeth II in Barbados on November 1, 1977. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images/Black Agenda Report) Originally published in Black Agenda Report, 09.14.2022 It is vital to free ourselves from belief in the systems of white supremacy and imperialism that are inculcated in the educational system and are affirmed and amplified by the media andContinue reading “Decolonizing the mind / by Margaret Kimberley”

Uprising targets Canada’s man in Haiti / by Frantz Elbé, Jovenel Moïse, Mike Duheme, Sébastien Carrière

Sign reads: “Banks are not innocent in our misery.” Originally published in Canadian Dimension, 09.15.2022 A popular uprising has paralyzed life in much of Haiti. While police are violently suppressing protesters, don’t expect Canadian officials to criticize security forces they fund. Major centres across Haiti have been blocked for days. Protesters want foreign appointed leaderContinue reading “Uprising targets Canada’s man in Haiti / by Frantz Elbé, Jovenel Moïse, Mike Duheme, Sébastien Carrière”

Imperialism and Taiwan / by Graham Harrington

Originally published in Socialist Voice on September 5, 2022 The recent visit of the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to Taiwan has sharply increased the prospect of war in the region. The Chinese government and people strongly believe Taiwan to be their territory; and the no. 3 official in the U.S.Continue reading “Imperialism and Taiwan / by Graham Harrington”

To defeat imperialism, build a movement for peace / by Joe Sims

The following remarks were presented by Joe Sims at the CPUSA International Conference 2022: Dismantling Imperialism in the 21st Century, Sept. 10, 2022 Good afternoon, comrades, And greetings to all and especially to our fraternal parties and those who have joined us from abroad. We’re glad to have you with us. We hope everyone isContinue reading “To defeat imperialism, build a movement for peace / by Joe Sims”

A Unity of Opposites: The Dengist and the Red Guard / by Douglas E. Greene

Mao Zedong According to Mao Zedong, the principal law of materialist dialectics is the unity of opposites. Thus, it is quite fitting to observe that we can find the unity of opposites on display in evaluations of Mao himself as represented by Domenico Losurdo and Alain Badiou. For Losurdo, Mao is praised for his realism,Continue reading “A Unity of Opposites: The Dengist and the Red Guard / by Douglas E. Greene”

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Harvard: Why the Crew, and not the Captain, Will Save America / by Jon Jeter

Originally published: Patreon, Augusta, 2022 In the autumn of 2000, I traveled to the southern African nation of Mozambique to write a story about the collapse of the country’s cashew industry. Sixteen years of ruinous  civil war had left Mozambique’s cashew groves in bad shape, and the local processing plants unable to afford the rawContinue reading “We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Harvard: Why the Crew, and not the Captain, Will Save America / by Jon Jeter”

Imperialism and socialism will not mix / by John Case

The popularity of socialism has skyrocketed since Bernie Sanders’ historic campaigns for president gave voice to the outrage, desolation, and pain caused by the dramatic and unrelieved rise in U.S. inequality over the past half century. This trend now spans three generations. It has been accompanied, with few exceptions, by rising political dysfunction, volatility, andContinue reading “Imperialism and socialism will not mix / by John Case”

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales calls for a Global campaign to eliminate NATO / by Jeremy Kuzmarov

Evo Morales | Source: declassifieduk.org Originally published in Covert Action Magazine on July 30, 2022 In an interview with British journalist Matt Kennard at his home in El Trópico, a small town four hours from Cochabamba in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, former Bolivian president Evo Morales (2006-2019) called for an international campaign to eliminateContinue reading “Former Bolivian President Evo Morales calls for a Global campaign to eliminate NATO / by Jeremy Kuzmarov”

Former CIA chief admits to U.S. meddling in foreign elections / by Morning Star Online

Former CIA director James Woolsey | Photo: Christopher Michel Creative Commons Originally published: Morning Star Online on July 26, 2022 Former CIA director James Woolsey has admitted that the U.S. “interferes” in elections in other countries to protect its interests. He made the candid remarks during an interview with Fox News presenter Laura Ingraham onContinue reading “Former CIA chief admits to U.S. meddling in foreign elections / by Morning Star Online”